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All content by DIANA KOKOSZKA

New Date Ideas to Help You Find Love in the Fresh Air

April 18, 2012

Chelsea Piers Driving Range 23rd St. & Hudson River Park New York, NY 10011 Smack some balls around against the romantic backdrop of New Jersey and a murky Hudson River. Golf is just athletic...

Upright Citizens Brigade (Harry Huggins/The Observer)

Cheap Dates That Don’t Require a Cafeteria Swipe

March 28, 2012
Love makes you do crazy things, but going broke on a date in New York City doesn’t have to be one of them. Around here, dinner and a movie can cost as much as a hardcover business textbook, and the date will probably be just as boring.
With no dates this December, Diana examines her past suitors. (Maddy Chambers/The Observer)

Click and Tell: Dateless in December

December 7, 2011
Since September, I have gone on at least one date every two weeks, and you’ve all had the voyeuristic pleasure of reading about most them. On rare occasions, I actually had enough hits on my online dating profile to choose among guys of varying levels of sanity.
Rudy’s, famous for its cheap beer and free hotdogs, was the backdrop of a suprising date. (Darryl Yu/The Observer)

Click and Tell: Hot Dogs and Beer Set the Stage for Some Funny Business

November 16, 2011
I have a date on Sunday with young comedian I met on a dating website. I shoot him a text to ...

Click and Tell: An Investment Banker Whips It Out on the First Date

November 2, 2011
My knuckles are white on the handlebars of the rental bike as I pedal faster to keep up with my date, who is weaving between taxis along Central Park South. I bust out ...
Waiting an hour and a half for a date is a deal breaker, especially when he has a poor excuse. (Photo Illustration by Mario Weddell/The Observer)

Click and Tell: A Second Date and One Drink In the Ninth Ring of Hell

October 19, 2011
When I started writing about my online dates, I made it a rule to only discuss my very first date with each guy, and none after that. Partially because of that overused ’90s movie plot in which a girl finds out about a secret condition to her relationship, like the guy placed a bet on her or was paid off to take her out.
Moby is a great guy to have a drink with any day but Friday. (Photo Illustration by Sara Azoulay/The Observer)

Click and Tell: Gotta Get Down on Friday: A Fantasy (Football) First Date

October 5, 2011
“I will be wearing something ridiculous, to be explained later,” is the text I receive after confirming plans with my date for Friday night. Just when I start getting comfortable with meeting strangers
 A high-five can suck the romance and excitement out of a first date. (Photo Illustration By Sara Azoulay/The Observer)

Click and Tell: A First Date With a High-Fiver Ends in a… Kiss?

September 21, 2011

I’m 30 minutes late when I arrive at the unmarked door on a narrow street in Chinatown. I had scribbled down the address from the inbox on my computer screen to a piece of paper stuffed in my purse....

Haiku For You

July 22, 2011

Published: May 5, 2010 By MATT PETRONZIO Asst. Literary Editor Heart is made of glass Bare feet march on humble shards Mind is made of stone ______________________________ By GRACE WEISS Contributing...

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