Posts in category "Bar Scene"

Cubs fans and dating in the World Series

Cubs fans and dating in the World Series
So, coming off the euphoria of Sunday’s win, we know the next few days are critical for the Chicago Cubs. I mean, we’re talking the World Series here. This is an important time for any Cubbie fan, which means it’s totally no-nonsense. As a baseball fan myself (Yankees, thank you very much), I can appreciate... Read more »

Dear Chicago Men: Bring Sensitive Back in 2012

Dear Chicago Men: Bring Sensitive Back in 2012
Dear Men/Guys of Chicago (Regardless of Status*): I recently came across a study published by Chemistry.com that made me sigh a little. It called out the top 10 cities to find the Most Sensitive Men. And lo and behold… Chicago wasn’t on it! I won’t say this surprised me, exactly. After all, this isn’t the... Read more »

Lessons From An Inappropriate Flirt

Lessons From An Inappropriate Flirt
Because my 20s have been sprinkled with a fair share of casual dating, I haven’t really been confronted by any situations in which I’ve noticed a woman deliberately flirt with a guy I’m seriously with. The way I saw it, in those cases when I didn’t expect to be with someone long, I tried not... Read more »
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Flirting Lessons & Fun at the One Night Only Concert Series

Alright, I’ll admit it: while I’m totally open to dating all types of guys and attending all sorts of bars and social scenes in Chicago, I, like many people just like what I like. For example, as an original New York native, I love watching baseball at a NY-friendly bar, so Gaslight in Lincoln Park... Read more »

Dear Chicago: You're a Special Kind of Sexy (An Open Letter)

NOTE: After a trip to Miami, I decided to write a letter to let this city know that despite it all, I appreciate it — including its roller coaster dating scene. Dear Chicago, I’ve been away from you for a while, having a secret affair — with the ever popular city of Miami. Sure, it... Read more »

Notes from the single scene: Stay focused to land the digits!

Even though dating has its tricky points, being single and available for mingling can be a ton of fun. Especially when you’re talking about hitting up bars full of fresh, like-minded people, holding the beer on special (which I find in Chicago, tends to be tons of Miller Lite), and really just enjoying the flirtation... Read more »
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Tasting a little "Eye Candy": Notes on one sexy Chicago hot spot

Despite any loopy dating stories I may tell, I know Chicago has got some nice Eye Candy Potential — you know, fun, sexy spots where you can soak up its decor, admire the mixed crowd, sip on a few nice cocktails, listen to great music, do a little flirting… It basically combines all the must-haves... Read more »

Chicago singles DO play the game: Old dating moves that make lasting impressions

One of the things I’ve always enjoyed about dating in a big city like Chicago is the opportunity. With a wide mix of bars and places to just go, there really is a little something for everyone. And now that summer’s truly here, the single scene is ripe for the picking — if you want... Read more »

The Hooking Up Thing: A bartender's take on the games we play

When it comes to being on the prowl, we all know the game: you head over to a trendy bar with your friends, spot your target and prepare to pounce if you’re going to get them to notice you by the end of the night. If you’re a guy, you probably get your boys to... Read more »
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