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What to do on your Second Date

What to do on your Second Date

Hmm...dinner date or coffee...how about dinner and a movie followed by coffee?

Please, no need to continue the dinner date trend. How much fun can you have slurping down discount lasagna and a merlot? While first dates often revolve around forced conversation and high expectations, the second date may decide whether you two even have a chance at coupledom. To up the attraction on your second date, try something unique and adventurous. Explore the unexplored. Since NYC’s the most exciting city on Earth, here are some perfect second date ideas.

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    Date Night! One Night Couples Painting Party
    Date Night! One Night Couples Painting Party

    The Art Studio NY

    What’s the best gift to rekindle your childish spirit and adult inhibitions? It’s not drunk tag or kick the can. Think about painting and art class. With a BYOB art class, you’ll sip a classy glass of wine while painting, maybe, a classy glass of wine. Perfect for flirtation or and relaxation, here’s how you can show your partner your inner creativity, an embrace, and maybe a little romance.

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    Grandma's Ashes (Improv Show)
    Grandma's Ashes (Improv Show)

    Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre - New York

    Laughter relaxes, reduces stress, and brings people together. Isn’t that the goal of a second date: relaxation, stress-free, and synergy? Maybe you’ll reminisce humorous tales of when your dog died, or when you inexplicably got a boner at nana’s funeral, or the night you got rejected on a date (hopefully not tonight!). But you’re sure to have a blast.

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    Chinatown and Little Italy Food Fest
    Chinatown and Little Italy Food Fest

    Ahoy NY Tours and Tasting

    Dinner dates always seem so perfect. You can eat sip some wine. Enjoy some oysters and light conversation. With dim lighting, you know you’re destined for the magical third date. Well, many would disagree. Why settle for one meal, when you can sample a plethora of Chinese and Italian eats? On this tour, you and your date will sample food, culture, and history for New York’s infamous districts. These mom-and-pop shops will make you realize how silly traditional dinner dates can be.

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    Wine 101
    Wine 101

    NYC Wine Class

    Here’s a little-known trade secret: Dates are easier after having a little wine. To get this magical mix of liquid courage and sophisticated conversation starter, take your partner to Wine 101. Here, you’ll be able to loosen up and maybe even learn something while you’re at it! Also, this class is on W 23rd street, right near the High Line. Perfect for a tipsy stroll.

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    Gelato Making Class
    Gelato Making Class

    Mia Chef Gelateria

    Gelato making meshes new experiences, international flair, and a delicious dessert. How sweet is that? With over 15,000 flavors of gelato in the world, from green tea to chocolate to probably bacon chocolate cherry, you’re sure to try a new flavor with your new flavor of the month.

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    Public Surprise
    Public Surprise

    Surprise Industries

    You and your date won’t even see what’s coming.

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