Posts Tagged ‘dating’

Brunch Boys’ Founder Jeremy Jacobowitz Talks Food, First Dates and Food

Posted by melissa kandel on April 22, 2018 in food | No Comments

When you get right down to it, there are really only two kinds of people in this world: those who brunch and those who do not. I don’t mean to generalize here but generally, Non-Brunchers are pretty easy to spot in a crowd. They’re the ones who take 17 different spin classes before noon on a […]

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A Date Near Downing Street

Posted by melissa kandel on August 17, 2017 in Fiction | 4 Comments

The taxi door fluttered open, a bright flap of yellow against the sluggish August wind. One last look to the driver with graying teeth and gangly, corn-husk hair and Simon Plinkers peeled himself out of the car. (This after sitting for twenty seven minutes in downtown traffic as the taxi meter skipped along and his elbow ached […]

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Summer Is Here and So Is My Note on Love

Posted by melissa kandel on June 20, 2017 in Love, Personal, romance | 5 Comments

Irrelevance—like its more evil and twisted stepsister, irreverence—is a term not often price-tagged to the present of love. But as summer approaches and we flirt with finding our own summertime flings, the word is about to stick like a wet bathing suit to that very topic, more specifically to the idea of love’s most debilitating […]

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Valentine’s Day Aftermath: A Note On Love

Posted by melissa kandel on February 16, 2017 in Personal, romance | 1 Comment

Irrelevance—like its more evil and twisted stepsister, irreverence—is a term not often price-tagged to the present of love. But in a recent story published by Man Repeller’s Amelia Diamond, the word is affixed to that very topic, more specifically to the idea of love’s most debilitating strain: amore unrequitedare (or something Latin-sounding and ominous). Why do respectable […]

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These Romantic Comedies Create Unrealistic Expectations About Modern Love

Posted by melissa kandel on June 29, 2016 in Film | 4 Comments

Ah, summer love. Can’t you taste the half-melted strawberry and vanilla ice cream shared with a single spoon or feel the thrill of jumping from a tire swing, hands entwined, right into a sunshine-warmed lake? And don’t you just see the tall, raven-haired beauty now, a figure who is just a girl, standing in front of […]

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LIGHT ON ICE

Posted by melissa kandel on December 8, 2014 in Fiction | 2 Comments

They were broken before they began, two snowflakes pirouetting toward the ground, toward the lights of a city made just for them. Everything was ordinary when the morning in question appeared, new and bright with a faint layer of fallen snow. December days were sometimes like that though, routine at first glance then cold and […]

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A DATE NEAR DOWNING STREET

Posted by melissa kandel on October 25, 2014 in Fiction | No Comments

The taxi door fluttered open, a bright flap of yellow against the sluggish October wind. One last look to the driver with graying teeth and gangly, corn-husk hair and Daniel Plinkers peeled himself out of the car. (This after sitting for twenty seven minutes in downtown traffic as the taxi meter skipped along and his elbow ached […]

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