What we're about

This is a group for young professional African American men and women in their 20s, 30s, and early 40s living in Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, Staten Island, the Bronx, New Jersey, Long Island, or anywhere else in the NY metro area. We plan and host community-building events to meet online or in-person. Hope to see you at our next event! :)

Upcoming events (4)

Speed Dating for African American Singles (Women Sold Out)

Needs a location

$35.00

Sold out for women. Tickets available for men only.
This speed dating event is for African American single professionals.

Speed dating is the most effective way for men and women to meet. Nothin' beats meeting someone face to face in a nice and safe environment. Join us for an unforgettable night of speed dating, where you will meet up to 10 singles just like you in one FUN evening!

How does it work?
You will go on about 10 dates with someone of the opposite sex, each date will be 5 minutes long/short. We will provide you with materials to tell us who you liked. If the same person(s) you pick also pick you, you will be a "Match" and we will give you each others' contact information - then the rest is up to you! Call each other up and make plans to go out!

Recommended ages:
Women 27 - 39, Men 27 - 39

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IMPORTANT:
Meetup is just one way we are promoting our event. We are selling tickets for this event throughout the web. The amount of RSVPs on our Meetup group does not reflect the actual total number of people attending.

"Meet a Single, Bring a Single" Independence Weekend Party

Needs a location

$25.00

This is a 2-for-1 event, if you buy "1" ticket you can bring a single friend for FREE!

Come celebrate your independence at our annual 4th of July Weekend Singles Party @ 5th & Mad Lounge! Make your own "fireworks" with over 200+ singles in their 20s, 30s & early 40s. We have booked the entire venue for our event so everyone in the place will be single and ready to mingle.

What to expect:

  • Over 200+ local singles ages 20s, 30s, and early 40s
  • Complimentary appetizers at 9pm til they last
  • Fun ice breaker game to make it easy for singles to meet
  • Great music at conversational level
  • Prizes and giveaways, and much more.
  • We have reserved the spacious 5th & Mad Lounge exclusively for our event, so everyone in the place will be single & ready to mingle!

Recommended Ages: Women 21 - 45, Men 21 - 45

FAQs
Is there a dress code? Dress to impress. It's a singles event, you should try to look your best. No hats, sweats, sneakers, t-shirts or hoodies. Stylish jeans okay.

Is there an age restriction? You must be between 21 - 45. If you are outside of this age range, follow us so you can be informed of our next event for your age group.

Can I come alone? Most come on their own. If you don't know anyone, the ice breakers will help you meet others. Come alone or bring a friend - either way you'll feel comfortable and have a great time.

Is this event private? Yes. We have rented the entire venue for our event, so everyone will be single and looking.

Will there really be 200 singles in attendance? We've already sold over 200 tickets for this event - so we expect over 200 people!

Cost: $25 online, $40 at the door.

Why does your RSVP say +99? This is a multi-Meetup event. This page only shows a small portion of the actual attendees. We will have 200+ members attending.

Note, this is not an African American-only event, but we have a large African American following, so you can expect to see lots of African American singles in attendance.

Interracial Dating - Online Speed Dating (Men Sold Out)

Needs a location

$25.00

Sold out for men. Tickets for women only.
Interested in interracial dating? This online speed dating event is for singles who are open to date outside their race or ethnicity.

How does it work?
We will meet with the Zoom app (from your computer/phone/tablet).
Zoom is a popular and very easy to use app. We will send you a meeting ID/password prior to our event. Our host will greet you as you join our virtual meeting room. You will then go on a series of 5-minute one-on-one dates with each participant of the opposite gender. Afterwards you will let us know who you liked. If you and someone pick each other, you will be a "match" and we will give you each other's contact info.

Recommended ages:
Women 30 - 45, Men 30 - 45

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IMPORTANT:
Meetup is just one way we are promoting our event. We are selling tickets for this event throughout the web. The amount of RSVPs on our Meetup group does not reflect the actual total number of people attending.

Singles Date Walking - Central Pak (Men Sold Out)

Needs a location

$25.00

Sold out for men. Tickets available for women only.
Join us for a social-distance stroll through Central Park. Date walks are very casual, fun and a great way to meet singles in NYC.

How does it work?
We expect about 10 men and 10 women in their 30s and 40s to attend our singles date walking event. Every 5 minutes you will stroll with someone new of the opposite gender. Afterwards you will login to our site to select who you liked. If you and someone else pick each other, you will be a "match" and will give you each other's contact info.

Recommended ages:
Women 30 - 45, Men 30 - 45

Dress code? We recommend you dress to make a good first impression. Wear comfortable footwear and clothes according to weather.

What time should I arrive? Please arrive at least 10 minutes early to sign in.

Tickets are only $25. No walk-ins. You must RSVP to reserve your spot.

Note, this is not an African American-only event. But we have a large African American following, so you can expect to see lots of African American singles in attendance.

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IMPORTANT:
Meetup is just one way we are promoting our event. We are selling tickets for this event throughout the web. The amount of RSVPs on our Meetup group does not reflect the actual total number of people attending.

Past events (268)

Singles Date Walking - Central Pak (Men Sold Out)

Needs a location

$25.00

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