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The Matchmakers' Guide To Love In NYC

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    Sometimes, online dating seems to be the only way to meet someone new in this town — unless you’re brave enough to chat up a fine-lookin' stranger on the subway. But, the digital game isn't for everyone. Though we could list plenty of great places to take someone, we were stumped when it came down to getting that date in the first place. So, we asked two of NYC's best matchmakers to give us some advice on finding love in real life. Amy Van Doran and the ladies behind The Dating Ring set us up with the best spots for meeting someone. Ahead, 10 perfect places to meet cute IRL. No missed connections, here.



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