Best Singles Scene in Boston

2011 Best Singles Scene

Sports Club/LA

Boston

It’s the kind of gym we hate to love: full of people who put on makeup and hair gel before they work out, and packed with fluffy extras like a…Read More

2002 Best Singles Scene

Sports Club/LA

Boston

Buff, Lycraclad CEOs ogle the quads of passing yoga addicts; yoga addicts ogle the finely tuned glutes of venture capitalists; interior designers swap tall tales of ankle twists by the…Read More

2002 Best Singles Scene, Gay

Club Café

Boston

On any given night, this South End restaurant is the place to be seen for gay singles on the prowl. The bar’s expertly mixed ice-cold martinis draw a crowd of…Read More

2002 Best Singles Scene, Lesbian

Melissa Ferrick concerts

With album titles like Valentine Heartache, you wouldn’t think Boston lesbian cult singer Melissa Ferrick was the gushy romantic type. But her powerful acoustic melodies and seductive, throaty voice regularly…Read More

2001 Best Singles Scene, Gay

Club Café

Boston

This fairly upscale bar, club, and restaurant is still the staple of Boston’s South End gay scene, despite its consistently overpriced food. Still, you don’t come here to eat. You…Read More

2000 Best Singles Scene, Straight

MFA Friday evenings, 5:30p.m.-9:30p.m.

Boston

This event has understandably garnered plenty of press—it’s the perfect combination of art, music, wine, and singles ranging in age from 20 to 50. While some patrons can’t tell the…Read More

1979 Best Singles Scene

Seaside

Boston

Senior editor Curtis Hartman’s wallet was bulging with phone numbers after one night of bartending there. And he’s marriedRead More

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