That's right, in PDX we like to keep things like our food --, so from first dates at strip clubs to possibly polyamorous "girlfriends," here are 16 reasons hooking up in Stumptown is different than anywhere else: Multiple colleges mean a constant influx of young students and a similarly constant stream of relatively young transplants looking for the proverbial early/hipster retirement (or even "gasp" a job at Nike, Intel, etc.) means it’s really easy to find someone that’s willing to give your ugly mug a chance.Just be prepared for them to be in a non-committed but serious relationship with at least one other person.As such, we are committed to working with our clients to understand their needs and provide a successful, fun and productive IJL Dating Experience.The It's Just Lunch team is dedicated to you, and this is our commitment to our clients: We will be measured both personally and professionally by our dedication to providing each and every one of our clients with the best matchmaking service possible!Oh yeah, and there’s the roommate who’s totally just a friend but they share a bed.So you just moved here and think winters are always this sunny and warm? The only way you're getting a sunburn is snowboarding at Mt. Is that a clean shaven dude with a nifty haircut or a really stylish chick? Because dressing for the weather is not only utilitarian here, it’s revered.
Because that’s the only way to tell if there’s chemistry. Our IJL certified matchmakers create a dating experience personalized just for you. Date, time, where you go." "It plans everything, down to when and where you meet.Feel your adrenaline pumping as you navigate dips and twists and conquer eddies and currents.With the sun at your back, lush forests at your side, crystal clear water at your feet, and your lovebird in tow, you’re sure to log miles of waterlogged memories! • DIY Brunch - Pop over to Slappy Cakes for a morning of flirtatious flapjack flipping!Odds are they don’t either and would much rather bike there with you. We have personally been "dragged" to some of Portland's finest topless establishments while one first dates. So be prepared to be Lady and the Tramping spaghetti in some 20-seat restaurant when your ex and their new bae walk in.If it's raining you can always get a little fancy and spend .50 on public transit. (Note: this doesn’t apply to dates with more than two people.) Uh oh, you’re falling for someone who works in a suburb office park and usually takes the MAX into the city. Don’t expect to be Facebook official with anyone until you’ve moved in together. If you’re lucky maybe everyone catches each other’s eye and you’ll get to try out one of those alternative relationships you’ve been hearing so much about.
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