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Okay, maybe no one actually was moving, but bachelorettes all over the country were joking about relocating to Juneau or Sitka because, according to those morning show polls, that's where all the men were.
Well, now that distinction seems to have been bestowed upon Silicon Valley.
After one cocktail, I gave him a ride home, and when we got to his apartment, he leaned over the passenger seat for a hug. “Sorry if I’m acting weird tonight,” said a Web whiz I went out with later.
“I’m a little freaked out because my company was offered a million buyout today.” When he dumped me after our second date, I wondered whether I should have acted more impressed.
Again, as advertised, there were plenty of men, and women too, but the idea of table-hopping or striking up conversation seemed inappropriate.
Plus, all the guys I felt attracted to were wearing wedding rings. And while people say my industry is insular, I’d argue tech is just as guilty.
The joint continued to fill up with more men—and some women—huddled in their own cliques.
The environment was similar at Coupa Café, a coffee shop in Palo Alto at which I’d heard all the VCs hang out.
We believe everyone should be able to make financial decisions with confidence. This may influence which products we review and write about (and where those products appear on the site), but it in no way affects our recommendations or advice, which are grounded in thousands of hours of research. Hop back on the ferry to take in gorgeous views of Manhattan. Make a date of strolling across the Brooklyn Bridge or the Williamsburg Bridge, Fishbein says.
We’re on your side, even if it means we don’t make a cent. “It’s very romantic,” says Rebecca Fishbein, born-and-raised New Yorker and editor at Gothamist. George Terminal in Staten Island, including the National Lighthouse Museum ( admission), a brewery and restaurants.
With strong support in the poll, we will be reading The Queens of Innis Lear by Tessa Gratton this month!