Taking a long walk with a date is also a great way to get to know a person. It opened in 1924 and has become a gathering place for several L. Celeb-watchers should keep their eyes peeled for A-listers like market-regulars Jennifer Garner and Reese Witherspoon shopping for fresh veggies. The Getty Center, celebrating art and architecture, opened in 1997 to instant fame. That’s the feeling that rises up in my throat whenever anyone asks me the totally non-condescending question of why I’m still single, which I’ve answered so many times in so many tones (“Just haven't met the right guy, I guess! There was the guy who kept taking calls from a number he’d labeled “Happy Happy Fun Time,” which turned out to be his drug dealer. I've met guys in bars, at parties, while snowboarding, through friends, and online via Ok Cupid, Match, Tinder, Hinge, Happn, Bumble, The League, How About We, Coffee Meets Bagel, and even Nerve.com, a site for “literary smut” that hosted online personals in that early-aughts dark age before smartphones.
All 12 previous seasons of "The Bachelor" have ended with the man proposing, with three marriages resulting.“I definitely assume everyone is a Republican,” Becky, a 26-year-old elementary school teacher and Democrat who dates all political persuasions, told me.“I can’t limit my options here; I don’t have so many.” She’s not kidding.Just don’t count on public transit to get you there. Go for a secluded romantic walk on the Tapia Spur Trail in Malibu Creek State Park. Head to Griffith Park for a free outdoor Shakespeare in the Park performance. Bike the Strand, a 22-mile path that runs along Los Angeles County’s shoreline. If you want to make your date see you as her knight, take her for a Friday night dinner ride at Sunset Ranch Hollywood Stables. Other date-worthy museums: the Museum of Jurassic Technology, the Hollywood Bowl Museum and the Hammer Museum.Dating in Los Angeles: Get Outside Who says nobody walks in L. Based on the number of trails in Los Angeles, hiking should be the official city pastime. Dating in Los Angeles: Farmer’s Markets This “Original Farmer’s Market” isn’t all pickup trucks and fruit stands. With dozens of restaurants, shops, markets, and bars, the date strolling is superb.