Portland speed dating for singles
As the Old Port’s outdoor patios opened up and singles flooded from their apartments looking for summer love, we aimed to figure out how Portland got its bad rap and whether a good mate is really that hard to find here.
Caitlin Cleary and Kelly Robinson, both 23 and in relationships, said they wouldn’t expect to meet someone they want to date at a bar, like Amigo’s, where they shared nachos at happy hour on a recent Thursday.
COM About 5 percent of Portland’s single residents ages 20 to 34 are putting themselves out there with photos on
That’s more than in most New England cities, including Burlington, Vermont, where 3.5 percent of young singles have profiles with pictures, and Providence, Rhode Island, where less than 2 percent are active on
Her concept was to take the guessing out of the dating game and get people together who are single and looking.