Sex & Dating

Your ultimate guide to sex and dating in New York City

Take Time Out New York’s sex poll!
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Take Time Out New York’s sex poll!

We want to know all about how you do it, New York

Let Us Sex-plain: How long should I leave the condom on after I finish?
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Let Us Sex-plain: How long should I leave the condom on after I finish?

Your personal wingwoman, Jillian Anthony, answers all your questions about dating and doing it in New York

Meet the Undateables: Diamond and Anthony
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Meet the Undateables: Diamond and Anthony

We match up two New Yorkers who swear they're totally undateable

Dr. Ruth answers our burning questions on sex and dating in NYC
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Dr. Ruth answers our burning questions on sex and dating in NYC

Dr. Ruth still knows more about the birds and the bees than you

Essential dating spots

The best first-date restaurants and bars in NYC
Restaurants

The best first-date restaurants and bars in NYC

Wow a date with conversation-starting cocktails or rooftop views at these romantic first-date spots

The most romantic restaurants in NYC
Restaurants

The most romantic restaurants in NYC

Make sparks fly no matter your budget at the city's most romantic restaurants

The most romantic bars in NYC
Bars

The most romantic bars in NYC

Take a date to one of these crazy, sexy, cool bars for a romantic night out

The 10 best hookup bars in NYC
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The 10 best hookup bars in NYC

Hooking up is hard to do—unless you know where to go.

100 pickup spots
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100 pickup spots

Whether you want to find a date, a one night stand or something deeper

The coziest restaurants and bars in NYC
Bars

The coziest restaurants and bars in NYC

Carving out a comfortable spot in the city that never sleeps is easy—if you know where to look

More dating ideas

Best date ideas in NYC
Sex and dating

Best date ideas in NYC

You’ll have no trouble wooing your crush with our guide to NYC’s best date ideas and romantic spots

Best first-date ideas
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Best first-date ideas

Looking for the best first-date ideas? Check out our picks of the perfect fun (or unusual!) spots in NYC.

Best offbeat date ideas
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Best offbeat date ideas

If you hate the traditional trappings of dating, try one of these fun, casual date ideas.

Best breakup spots
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Best breakup spots

You’ve decided to dump your significant other in public (you bastard!). Here's where to get it over with.

The Undateables

Diamond and Anthony
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Diamond and Anthony

Harrison and Callie
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Harrison and Callie

Tara and Brian
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Tara and Brian

Matthew and Sean-Patrick
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Matthew and Sean-Patrick

Read more Undateables

Get in the mood

The 50 best sex songs of all time
Music

The 50 best sex songs of all time

These best sex songs will lead you straight to the bedroom

The 45 sexiest album covers of all time
Music

The 45 sexiest album covers of all time

Flip through the steamiest, most seductive record sleeves in music

The 10 best sex scenes in New York movies
Movies

The 10 best sex scenes in New York movies

Weird, wild and impossibly verbal, these are the best sex scenes in movies

Quiz: What kind of New York lover are you?
Sex and dating

Quiz: What kind of New York lover are you?

Player or pussycat? Take our saucy quiz and discover your sex style.