Real stories about dating and relationships in New York City. Truth is more interesting than fiction.

Walking And Talking – A Day at the Museum

I’m a MOMA (Museum of Modern Art) member, which means I pay an annual fee and can then go as often as I like and take guests for a nominal fee.  This works out to be a great deal for me, as I visit the museum about once a month, sometimes more.  I might pop […]
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Ode to the Neighborhood Bistro

First let me say that that title is misleading.  The kind of place I’m talking about here isn’t always a bistro.  Sometimes it is.  But sometimes it’s not. Most neighborhoods in NYC have a great local restaurant that also happens to have a spacious bar area.  The kind of place that you’d feel comfortable going […]
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1 + 1 + 1 = Good Date

I will eventually get down to giving you the names of some of my favorite places to go for dates.  For first dates and for 2nd, 3rd… dates (which I’m really excited about).  But for these first few posts I’m just laying the ground work. Speaking of groundwork, let’s talk about what I think makes […]
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The Basics

I don’t believe in many rules when it comes to dating, but here’s one I believe in – never, never ever, commit to spending more than 30 minutes with someone on a first date.  There’s less than a 30 percent chance that you’re going to like this person.  I’m being generous here.  It’s probably even […]
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The Few, The Proud, The Utterly Lacking in Imagination

I don’t know why, but there are still men who think trendy hotel bars are good places for dates. Why oh why? There is nothing a guy can do to turn me off more than asking me to meet him at the W (any of the Ws) or the Mercer or the Hudson or Ava […]