By Audrina Bigos

(CBS) — Dating has its ups and downs, but over at Navy Pier they’ve put a new spin on meeting new people.

A Thursday evening event offered singles the chance to be trapped with each other in Ferris Wheel gondolas for mercifully brief periods of time. CBS 2’s Audrina Bigos talked with some of the participants.

Participants said they paid $40 and at least got a great view of the Chicago skyline.

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