Best speed dating in new york city

They make split-second decisions on matters of the heart, creating a pool of information on one of the more ineffable yet vital questions of our time—how we select our mates.

The concept of rapid-fire dating has gained tremendous popularity, spreading to cities all over the world.

One speed-dating company in New York City, for example, holds a gathering almost every day.

From superficial encounters on Tinder to awkward blind set-ups (and every uncomfortable scenario in between), the dating scene can be pretty rough. Very seriously, this is simply speed dating, while you wear a paper bag over your head, with 59 other singles at the New York Hall of Science.

Admission is a bargain at (four free drinks included + a Paper Bag Art-Kit!!!!

), and all you need to bring is a 140-character personal fun fact, one that will naturally be written on the face of your paper bag.

And in case you plan on showing up like a complete mess?

There’s a de-bagging finale at the end, so try and put in a little effort.

In order to ensure equal numbers of men and women at our events, everyone must register in advance.

If you need to cancel you may be eligible for a refund or event rain check, based on our cancellation policy, provided you contact us before the event day.

Upon successful registration we will email you a confirmation with the event details.

For questions about the Event email Karla, your Albany NY Pre-Dating Speed Dating Coordinator or to register by phone call 518-618-3252.

AS A PSYCHOLOGIST, I have always found the concept of speed dating fascinating.

During a series of mini dates, each spanning no more than a couple of minutes, participants in a speed-dating event evaluate a succession of eligible singles.