“What about that handsome stranger over there?”
Matchmaker Café in New York City’s Financial District serves up a little something extra for its patrons – a shot at finding love. Less than a month old, the pop-up café lets single customers browse potential dating matches on an iPad as they leisurely sip their lattes. It’s also the physical outpost for the service’s online dating app, which launched last November and offers in-person introductions by a matchmaker, according to DNAinfo.
Like another dating service that launched in the spring of 2012, Coffee Meets Bagel, the Matchmaker dating app uses people’s Facebook profiles to suggest potential dates. The difference? Matchmaker has an actual, albeit temporary, coffee stand staffed with friendly baristas who will let you use their iPad to browse other singles in the area, then help arrange dates. Until Labor Day, when the pop-up cafe closes, guests can pay…
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