Our one-of-a-kind space is available for rental and all of our merchandise is donated.We are staffed almost entirely by volunteers and 100% of our profits go to Housing Works.Each attendee will go on ten six-minute dates, matched by age and book preferences, and there will be some time after the official dating period for people to mingle and introduce themselves to people they might not have met in the official dating, followed by an after-party at Botanica.Wednesday, February 12, 2014 at pm A night of speed dating for those who'd rather be judged by their book cover (glasses not required).They’re a great group of people, and in just a month or so my design skills have sharpened tenfold.
Please get in touch with us at [email protected] let us know!You will be asked to submit your age, your favorite book, and the book you are currently reading with the ticket purchase information and will be seated according to those details.Please note that each gentleman will not have a date with every lady, and vice versa, due to the number of attendees.You will be asked to submit age and some information about your reading preferences with the ticket confirmation information and will be seated according to those details. Wednesday, October 23, 2013 at pm A night of speed dating for those who'd rather be judged by their book cover (glasses not required).Housing Works Bookstore Cafe has established itself as a New York downtown institution and tourist destination for the last decade.Special events and a fully stocked cafe make this a great place to meet friends, relax, and shop the best book, movie, and music selection in New York City.The final choice (below) was great spaces including author Emma Straub’s beautiful Brooklyn home, film and fiction writers Phil Gelatt & Vicky Dalpe’s historic house in Rhode Island. This October, I started a freelance design job with Charitybuzz.Later this afternoon my post for designers Bryan & Sarah Farevaag will go live, and I am just “over the moon” about their place. CB is a for-profit internet company that raises funds for nonprofit organizations through online charity auctions with notable celebrities and brands.Ticket buyers outside of the indicated age range will be refunded, we apologize for any confusion or disappointment.We hope to host future events aimed at other age ranges.I just wanted to take a moment to share a few updates since I’ve been really busy working and it’s almost Christmas already! I willingly spend Saturdays cramped on IKEA checkout lines, so it’s good to know it was all for a reason.The deadline turnaround was quick so I never finished all my home decor projects (admittedly, I had visions of grandeur), but we finally finished painting the home art studio/office/dining room – which has had undecided gray swatches on the wall for over a year.Please note that all ages are welcome, but, in past events, daters tend to be primarily between 25 - 35.