Sex & Dating
Essential Sex & Dating spots
Plan the perfect night out with our guide to NYC's coolest date spots.
Hooking up is hard to do—unless you know where to go.
Whether you want to find a date, a one night stand or something deeper, here are 100 tried-and-tested pickup spots recommended by real New Yorkers.
Don’t fret, penny-pincher—each of these fun cheap date ideas will cost you $30 or less.
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Sex & Dating: Top stories
Online dating site How About We interviewed subway matchmaker the Love Conductor and got her recommendations for sharking on the subway. Find out where to take a detour on tonight's long, lonely commute home.
Use these tips to survive a horrific date—and to protect yourself before one even happens.
Don’t overthink things for an early date: If you need a first-date idea, use our guide to find the perfect, casual spot.
Sometimes you just don’t know if your crush is crushin’ back. Use these casual date ideas to find out if your romantic feelings are mutual.
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