You might think a man who lives in North Carolina putting up a billboard in Chicago looking for dates is a desperate move, but Gordon Engle doesn’t think so.
A matchmaking entrepreneur figures those blue Divvy bikes are good for more than tourists and commuters, so she’s making them the centerpiece of her latest fix-up effort.
The following reasons are why you’re in need of a date night: you snagged a first date, you need a night out to get away from the kids because they’re driving you bonkers, because your “date night” in front of the TV with your latest Netflix movie isn’t cutting it anymore with your significant other…
For whatever reason, tonight’s date is going to be car-less. And that’s okay! If you’re up for a little transit of the public manner, you can reach all sorts of destinations in the city. In fact, we’ve laid out a date where you can hit stops all over the city, and barely walk farther than you would to find the nameless one-way street you left your car on during the last date.
While there are plenty of jokers who think that Wicker Park is the sole place to take out a new beau or madam, the cool kids know to head south. Ukrainian Village has plenty of fine options for food, drinks, and spectacles. Here’s a handy guide to some of the neighborhood’s finest locales; each will help you can begin a whirlwind romance, torrid affair, sunny courtship, or any number of other romantic situations with weather-related adjectives.
Just because you and your sweetheart have to get up the next day doesn’t mean that your mid-week dates have to lack a sense of occasion. While the long, luxurious outings are great for weekends, we’ve picked out a few choices place to dine so you can get cozy up and share some romance – even if it is a school night.
Tomorrow is Nov. 1, 2011. Big deal, right? Well, it is if numbers are your thing.
Unlike the city’s rock venues, most of the shows for downtown dance and theater establishments let out early enough to leave you jonesing for cocktail before moving on with the evening. We’ve singled out a few of our best choices for post-show drinks.
First dates can be many things, but one thing they should never be is boring. Chicagoans have a wealth of first date options at their fingertips, so we’ve rounded up some of our favorites to ensure that even if your first date is thrilling or awkward, it will definitely be interesting.