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We've all been there: You're so anxious/ nervous/ stoked about that super-wonderful new guy that you can hardly think about anything else. And, now that he's finally wised up and asked you out, it's your turn to pick the perfect date spot — ideally one that guarantees the perfect setting for deep, long, cozy conversations and, well, a touch of flirting. So ... where should you go? Not to worry — you can relax and save the freak-out for your outfit-planning, because we've pounded the pavement to find some of the best local restaurants, bars, and even a cheese shop (!!) that set the mood and serve up some extra-special dishes for you lovebirds to share.
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On days when ominous, gray clouds loom above, your armor against rainfall could also mean the downfall of your outfit. Sure, you've got puddles covered. But, even the toughest of rain boots can't do anything about the defiant drops falling from the edge of your umbrella onto the hem of your skirt. To avoid arriving at your read