A Dating Contest for Poors


Next Monday, Union Hall is attempting its own downmarket version of Patti Stanger’s reality show with a singles event for broke people, or whatever the Park Slope equivalent of broke is. “It’s ‘Hundredaire Matchmaker,’” says comedian and co-host Ian McEneaney. “We’re asking everyone to set their sights a little bit lower.” Well put. If 2010 was the Year of Depression, does this mean that 2011 is the Year of Acceptance (of one’s financial and romantic realities)? Or we could give it a presidential upgrade and call it the Year of Compromise? [Brooklyn Paper]