It’s no secret that Brokelyn has been trying to hook you up, from “The broke guy’s guide to dating awesome women” to the n+1 personals to tips on staying passionate while penniless. Turns out it was all for naught, as writers Eric Klinenberg, Kate Bolick and Daniel Smith will tell you at n+1 and powerHouse Arena’s panel discussion next week, Singles Going Steady: Why More People are Going Solo Than Ever Before. Remember the Atlantic article “All the Single Ladies” that enraged marriage enthusiasts and thrilled intentionally independent women (like myself)? Bolick wrote that, and she along with Going Solo author Klinenberg and Muses, Madmen, and Prophets author Smith will be chatting Tuesday night about why so many New Yorkers have chosen to live alone in matters of both lodging and love.
Think this might hit too close to (your one-bedroom) home? Almost 50 percent of U.S. residents are single for the first time ever, and we have a feeling – supported by census data – that number’s even higher in Brooklyn given the number of VDay speed dating and pro-singlehood events. Still not sold? Then take advantage of the free drinks and muster some courage to ask the cutie beside you what their perspective is –and what they’re doing after the panel.
Don’t forget to RSVP at [email protected].
Tuesday, March 6, 7–9pm, powerhouse Arena, 37 Main St., Dumbo.
Follow/propose to Kelly: @iamkellymurphy.