Posts in category "Bars"

In Dating, Always Ask And Never Settle

So, I’m going to share a (little) secret: Up until a couple of days ago, I’d been seeing someone. Someone that I was really excited about and that I thought had potential — which is why I kept mum on the situation, so that I could get a better handle on it. However, now that... Read more »

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 »
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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 »

He Says #001: Dating notes guys wish the ladies knew

For weeks, I’ve been posting those fun tidbits ladies wish guys knew that would help them on the dating scene or with that cutie they’ve been crushing on… Also known as “She Says,” it’s become a compilation of those things that make the difference between a simple meeting and an actual date. Last week, I... Read more »

Sexy Weekend Giveaway: Table at the Back on the Market Party

Unless you’ve been living under a rock (well, not really but whatever), you’re probably in the know that my pal Ana has been weathering a difficult break-up. And, after going through as much of the pain as she possibly could, she’s decided to celebrate her return to the dating scene in style THIS FRIDAY, September... Read more »
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She Says #005: Another round of dating insights ladies wish men knew

It’s Friday and time for another round of tidbits ladies wish men knew! If you’re catching up: On Fridays, I’m posting up little tidbits ladies wish men knew in the early stages of dating and courtship. Basically, little tips that turn it from a first meeting into (maybe, if you’re lucky) a series of dates!... Read more »

Indecent Proposal: Insights from a married man's seduction attempt

There is no doubt that most of us will meet and date some inappropriate types of people: the emotionally distant, the one still hoping to get back together with their ex, the overly clingy, the super-flaky, the work-obsessed… You get where I’m going. (Yes, the single scene is a mixed bowl, isn’t it?) Therefore, I’m... Read more »

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 »
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