Where The Action Happens: The City’s Top Dating Spots

If you don't have a summer boyfriend (cough cough), you may, like certain editors here, be going on lots of first dates. And if you happen to find yourself in the same neighborhood again and again, well, that may not be specific to just your dating odyssey. HowAboutWe, an online dating site, has crunched the numbers from over 100,000 dates posted on their site to figure out which Big Apple hoods are the most popular spots for a little romantic one-on-one. Here's the list...we're not exactly surprised the East Village comes out as number one—we did just have a particularly good glass of wine at Esperanto. Fingers crossed.
9. Greenwich Village
8. Lower East Side
7. Hell's Kitchen
6. Times Square
5. Williamsburg
4. West Village
3. Midtown West
2. Chelsea
1. East Village