"All the younger people take over the bars."Besides, she said, gesturing toward her friend Karen Rehberg, of Bradley, "I get tired of dancing with her."Others, like Ralph Bechtold, of Orland, were looking to fill a void in their lives.
Bechtold's wife died in May after 60 years of marriage, and he came in search of people who wanted company, to talk and perhaps to go to dinner."I'm expecting to have some fun," he said.
We are the only organization to routinely screen daters we feel may not be a good fit for our clients.
If we meet a dater we don't think you'll fancy meeting, we'll say 'No thank you' so you don't have to.
Fast Forward to last night: My girlfriends and I show up to Xino in Santa Monica, dressed up, and ready to make snap judgments about the eligibility of strange men.
We were each assigned a number and given a card with three columns printed on it.
Creating an atmosphere that is at once casual and comfortable. For those that prefer the same simplified experience in matchmaking we offer our 'Date Nights' free of contracts or commitments.
We say yes to a very few - limiting it to locales that are at once casually hip and wonderfully flirty.Being single on Hilton Head Island is not easy, especially when your new prospect could be returning his or her fabulous rented yacht after just one week and heading back to Ohio. High-traffic tourism has its benefits, but finding the local diamond in the dating rough is not one of them. Speed dating, a popular big-city trend, has come to our island, thanks to Lisa Murphy of The Sanctuary European Day Spa.On July 7, Murphy hosted the first dating event at Murphy’s Irish Pub, located off Pope Ave., kicking off the fun-filled evening with cocktails, hors d’oeuvres and a stopwatch set for four minutes.(Erin Gallagher, Daily Southtown) Dozens of Southtown seniors, who came of age in an era when asking someone out was a long and formal process, got together Thursday to participate in a new-age form of matchmaking: speed dating.Some, like Jan Miller, of Peotone, just wanted to meet men with whom to socialize, and maybe go dancing."There's nothing for us older people to do anymore," she said.is the world’s largest speed dating service focused on single professionals and is a fun and efficient way to meet new people.