Being struck by love is like being struck like lightning: It's sudden, electrifying, and explains why Benjamin Franklin was voted World's Sexiest Man 17 years running. Make your own sparks fly with today's Groupon: for $15, you get two tickets to either the Valentine's Singles Party or any other event hosted by NY Minute Dating (a $70 value). Both tickets may be used by you at two different events or shared with a friend at one; the Valentine's Singles event takes place at Slate on Sunday, February 13, from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m.
Merging compelling men and women in a fast-paced mingling marathon, NY Minute Dating sets off sparks and composes chemistry among singles throughout the city via a variety of categories and themed events. During these mate-based races, participants will ring in up to 15 rendezvous for five minutes each, after which pining paramours will list the names of their favored few. If a match is made, the fortunate flames will be forwarded each other's contact information for future dates, dinners, and romantic motor-oil changes for two. The Valentine's Singles Party is a particularly passion-piquing proceeding: a full night of flirtation aided by complimentary appetizers, a cash bar, and an exhilarating array of prizes and giveaways. Whichever event is selected, NY Minute Dating allows the lovelorn to quickly locate potential suitors, soul mates, or lifelong scribbage partners.
Singles 21 and older may participate with a valid ID; recommended ages range from 21 to 45 for women and 23 to 48 for men.
NY Minute Dating
Putting a stop to awkward drink-buying rituals between strangers, NY Minute Dating provides professionals in their 20s through 40s stress-free opportunities to mingle with other lone wolves at hip bars, lounges, and restaurants across the city. At the varied speed-dating events, which are each geared toward specific demographics, men have five minutes to impress each lady with their winning smiles or massive Pokémon-card collections.