Eater Saves the Day: Your Last-Minute V-Day Reservation Guide

Our friends at Eater scanned through all 1408 NYC restaurants on OpenTable with reservations for two still available for tomorrow. Champions, these people.

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NYC: Come See HowHookup Co-Founder Brian Schechter Share His Best/Worst Dating Stories

Since everybody has bad dating stories (including us), everyone will love the Date My Jewish Friend Storytelling Night — a slam where presenters will dig through their memories to share their best and worst dating and love stories.


Basically Guaranteed Hook-Up: 6th Annual No One Goes Home Alone Party

At the (6th Annual) “No One Goes Home Alone” Party, no one goes home alone! Drink, dance, schmooze and scmooch your way through the night.


4 Great NYC Dinner Date Spots

You’ll want to use the wet naps.


Perfect Date Idea: Celebrate National Hot Chocolate Month

Here’s a reason to celebrate February (if you’re not into that whole Valentine’s Day thing) — it’s Hot Chocolate Month!


Snow Kidding: New Yorkers Really Want to Play in the Snow

It finally snowed! Which means today is a great day to go on a hot-toddy-drinking, snow-angel-making, snowball-throwing HowHookup date. (As one member put it, “It’s just so romantic I could throw up.”)


The Top 10 Date Spots in New York City

We’ve told you how to date in NYC. Now let’s talk about where. Here are the 10 most popular date… Read More

HowHookup Date of the Day: Arrr, Matey!

Today’s Date of the Day is brought to you by…pirates. Obviously.


5 Ingredients for the Perfect New York Date

New York daters are a practical group: they’re time- and budget-conscious, and tend not to over-think things. And they want their dates to be educational and novel. Here are the keys to a great idea in New York City:


NYC: Win Tickets to Immaculate Infatuation’s Sold-Out “Turkey Leg Ball”

Immaculate Infatuation is hosting their second annual booze-soaked Turkey Leg Ball on November 30th — and it’s sold out, but we have two tickets ($120 value) for one lucky HowHookup member.

NYC: How Hookup… Dress Up As Mythical Creatures and Party With Ancient Gods!

Get your (ancient) Greek on at “The Dark Underworld,” Sunday October 30th at La Caverna.


NYC: Win A Pair Of Tickets To BrunchCritic’s “Orange You Glad It’s October” Boozy Brunch

BrunchCritic’s “Orange You Glad It’s October” is an opportunity that no city-bound autumn enthusiast should miss out on.

Pumpkins, Puppets and Pigskin: HowHookup’s Fall Dating Trends in the New York Post

Over the weekend, The New York Post published an article on Fall dating trends using data from the hundreds of thousands of dates posted on


NYC Date Idea: Pancakes, Pancakes and More Pancakes

Today’s featured Date Idea on HowHookup in NYC is…


NYC Date Idea: Win Two Tickets to the World Maker Faire

If you like arts, crafts, engineering, food, music, science and/or technology, you won’t want to miss the second annual World Maker Faire this weekend. Enter to win a free pair of tickets by reposting this date idea!


NYC Date Idea: Free “Manhattan” Screening at BAM on Sunday

Woody Allen’s rhapsodic love letter to New York is undoubtedly his most romantic, thanks to no shortage of classic Manhattan locales, including the MoMA, Elaine’s, & the iconic shot of the 59th Street Bridge.

The 5 Best Date Spots For Fashion’s Night Out

Despite the maddening crowds, we maintain that this frenzied event can still make a good date spot!


New Study Says 94% of Single New Yorkers Are Looking for a Long-Term Relationship

Yesterday, released the results of a study of the dating habits of New Yorkers. Let’s take a look at their findings, and see how they compare to ours.


NYC: What’s Open & Closed — Where to Get Bagels, Coffee & Brunch Today

What’s open & closed on Hurricane Sunday.


Will Your Favorite NYC Bar Be Open This Weekend? Check This List!

We called a bunch of bars in the NYC area to check and see what their hurricane contingency plans are.