Women seeking men: Date these single New York women (May 2012)

Find yourself a summer date! We scoured singles’ scenes for women seeking men and met these single New York women who are seeking men. What are you waiting for? Ask them out.
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Photograph: Michael AlexanderAdriane, 28; Internet marketplace expert; Bedford-Stuyvesant, BrooklynWhere we found her: The Rub at the Bell House“I make babies out of fondant, and they’re delicious. I’ve won more dance-offs than I can count. I’m an excellent storyteller with a growly voice.”Want to ask her out? E-mail adriane@tonypersonals.com. MOUSE OVER THE IMAGE AND CLICK THE ARROW TO SEE THE NEXT SINGLE
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Photograph: Michael AlexanderAlexandra, 33; advocacy specialist; Park Slope, BrooklynWhere we found her: The Rub at the Bell House“I can build a cow-dung hut with my bare hands. I’ve wrestled in okra stew.”Want to ask her out? E-mail alexandra1@tonypersonals.com.
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3/24
Photograph: Grace ChuAthena, 22; early-childhood teacher; Mill Basin, BrooklynWhere we found her: Target First Saturday at the Brooklyn Museum“I love shopping, and I could probably eat you out of house and home. Don’t let my slim figure fool you.”Want to ask her out? E-mail athena@tonypersonals.com.
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Photograph: Grace ChuCarmela, 40, salon owner, Upper West SideWhere we found her: Target First Saturday at the Brooklyn Museum“Communication is a must, and with that comes honesty. Let’s keep it peaceful and drama free. Be real to yourself!”Want to ask her out? E-mail carmela@tonypersonals.com.
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5/24
Photograph: Michael AlexanderCharlotte, 29; project manager and curatorial assistant; Williamsburg, BrooklynWhere we found her: The Rub at the Bell House“I dropped out of communist class because of bad Marx.”Want to ask her out? E-mail charlotte@tonypersonals.com.
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6/24
Photograph: Jena CumboCherihan, 25; fashion assistant; Williamsburg, BrooklynWhere we found her: Brooklyn Kickball at McCarren Park“One year for Halloween, my friend and I fashioned giant hands out of pink fabric and sewed them onto black unitards. We would do flying leaps into each other and become the best high five ever! Also, I’ve been to Las Vegas twice for the National Kickball Championship. Which means I’m good with my hands and feet, so be careful!”Want to ask her out? E-mail cherihan@tonypersonals.com.
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7/24
Photograph: Grace ChuFerris, 29; photographer; Bedford-Stuyvesant, BrooklynWhere we found her: Target First Saturday at the Brooklyn Museum“I love to mingle and I make friends easily. I would never complain that any party was lame: You can’t expect a party to make itself! Let’s make a party together.”Want to ask her out? E-mail ferris@tonypersonals.com.
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8/24
Photograph: Jena CumboGabriella, 24; graphic designer; Greenpoint, BrooklynWhere we found her: Brooklyn Kickball at McCarren Park“I’m currently a wedding-invite designer, but I don’t give a shit about wedding stuff. So basically, I’m a character in a terrible rom-com. Just looking for someone who is very funny. Someone to yell jokes at my face.”Want to ask her out? E-mail: gabriella@tonypersonals.com.
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9/24
Photograph: Jena CumboHillary, 30; writer; Williamsburg, BrooklynWhere we found her:McCarren Park“I have driven a tractor on a banana farm, and one day they paid me in bananas. Couldn’t eat bananas for a while after that.”Want to ask her out? E-mail hillary@tonypersonals.com.
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10/24
Photograph: Michael AlexanderIman, 30; production assistant; Greenpoint, BrooklynWhere we found her: The Rub at the Bell House“I love good beer and classic rock, and I’m looking for a guy who will watch a Yankees game with me, loves the outdoors and can keep me smiling.”Want to ask her out? E-mail iman@tonypersonals.com.
 (Photograph: Jena Cumbo)
11/24
Photograph: Jena CumboJuliana, 24, assistant banquet manager, HarlemWhere we found her: Brooklyn Kickball at McCarren Park“I’m a pretty good catch. I’m not a jealous person. I like to hang out and do pretty much anything that is fun and prevents me from sitting around the old apartment. I’m a night owl and am probably the most down-to-earth, straightforward person you will meet.”Want to ask her out? E-mail juliana@tonypersonals.com.
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12/24
Photograph: Michael AlexanderKatie, 32; marketplace integrity agent at Etsy; Ditmas Park, Brooklyn Where we found her: The Rub at the Bell House“I have a made-up water world that has frequently appeared in my dreams since I was six. Despite this, I am a very grounded, non-hippie-dippy artist.”Want to ask her out? E-mail katie1@tonypersonals.com.
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13/24
Photograph: Jena CumboKyra, 29, registered nurse, HarlemWhere we found her: Brooklyn Kickball at McCarren Park“I’m petite and dance like an angel. I’m fun, witty and a little sarcastic. But at least I’m honest: I love to eat and frequent the gym because of it.”Want to ask her out? E-mail kyra@tonypersonals.com.
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Photograph: Grace ChuLakimja, 29; success coach; Flatbush, BrooklynWhere we found her: Target First Saturday at the Brooklyn Museum“I am music! I inspire, I move, and I’m lots of fun! I am an educator in youth development who loves to travel and seek adventure in this beautiful concrete jungle!”Want to ask her out? E-mail lakimja@tonypersonals.com.
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Photograph: Grace ChuLisa, 22; veterinary assistant; Mill Basin, BrooklynWhere we found her: Target First Saturday at the Brooklyn Museum“I am dramatic beyond belief, a Pentecostal Christian and a lover of the simple things in life.”Want to ask her out? E-mail lisa1@tonypersonals.com.
 (Photograph: Jena Cumbo)
16/24
Photograph: Jena CumboLiz, 27; student; Park Slope, BrooklynWhere we found her: Brooklyn Kickball at McCarren Park“I love baking cakes and I teach sex education to middle-school students in the Bronx.”Want to ask her out? E-mail liz1@tonypersonals.com.
 (Photograph: Grace Chu)
17/24
Photograph: Grace ChuMalika, 25; development associate; Prospect Lefferts Gardens, BrooklynWhere we found her: Target First Saturday at the Brooklyn Museum“My friends call me the Queen of Urban Prep. I guess that makes Brooklyn my queendom.”Want to ask her out? E-mail malika@tonypersonals.com.
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Photograph: Michael AlexanderMarianne, 32; program manager at a nonprofit; Park Slope, BrooklynWhere we found her: The Rub at the Bell House“People often think that I’m a workaholic, but what they don’t know is that I’m always up for an adventure.”Want to ask her out? E-mail marianne@tonypersonals.com.
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Photograph: Michael AlexanderNicole, 30; bill collector; Bedford-Stuyvesant, BrooklynWhere we found her: The Rub at the Bell House“At my job, people threaten violence against me and themselves pretty much daily. Also, when I was five, I was driving a go-kart and I rode off the track and through the woods. So I’m a peace-loving nature lover?”Want to ask her out? E-mail nicole@tonypersonals.com.
 (Photograph: Jena Cumbo)
20/24
Photograph: Jena CumboRachel, 26; door girl and Weight Watchers leader; Bushwick, BrooklynWhere we found her: Brooklyn Kickball at McCarren Park“I work three jobs to support my stand-up comedy habit, so that means I’m too busy to expect too much from you. Basically, I need someone to be my boyfriend for the six hours I’m asleep.”Want to ask her out? E-mail rachel1@tonypersonals.com.
 (Photograph: Michael Alexander)
21/24
Photograph: Michael AlexanderSilvia, 33; private-events manager; Windsor Terrace, BrooklynWhere we found her: The Rub at the Bell House“I like purple, food, Brooklyn, my friends and my family. How about you?”Want to ask her out? E-mail silvia@tonypersonals.com.
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Photograph: Michael AlexanderTina, 25; dental hygienist; Park Slope, Brooklyn Where we found her: The Rub at the Bell House“I would say I’m an introvert with extrovert tendencies and the right amount of swag. Music will always get the conversation started, but it will take some intellect to keep me intrigued.”Want to ask her out? E-mail tina@tonypersonals.com.
 (Photograph: Grace Chu)
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Photograph: Grace ChuTina, 30; teacher; Pelham Parkway, BronxWhere we found her: Target First Saturday at the Brooklyn Museum“I’m a spiritual person who loves to laugh. I’m starting a new phase in life, so I’m ready to try new things and explore new places.”Want to ask her out? E-mail tina1@tonypersonals.com.
 (Photograph: Grace Chu)
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Photograph: Grace ChuTori, 28; photographer; Prospect Heights, BrooklynWhere we found her: Target First Saturday at the Brooklyn Museum“I live in Brooklyn, and I love the outdoors. If I have time off, I’m usually traveling or hiking. I’m looking for someone who wants to travel the world.”Want to ask her out? E-mail tori@tonypersonals.com.
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