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Lesbiab speed dating in portland oregon

Marc Mc Donald, 34, and Katie Wasowski, 28, talk at Eventide Oyster Co. The couple live together in Portland and have been together since February of 2013.Tim Greenway/Staff Photographer Among the young and single, Portland’s dating scene has gotten an unfortunate reputation.

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But the dating scene in Los Angeles, while active, wasn’t the answer.The percentage of those people with profiles on makes most of the rest of New England look like an online-dating desert.And as for the number of bars per capita – a figure that’s often used to rate the best cities for singles – even nightlife hot spots like Las Vegas and New Orleans can’t hold a cocktail to Portland, where there’s a drinking establishment for every 1,000 residents.But for Robinson, meeting her boyfriend through mutual friends posed its own problems.His friends were also friends with her ex, she said, and once they started dating, there wasn’t room for everyone.Her concept was to take the guessing out of the dating game and get people together who are single and looking.

Stefan Apse, 33, who attended the event, said he appreciates the honest approach.

As the Old Port’s outdoor patios opened up and singles flooded from their apartments looking for summer love, we aimed to figure out how Portland got its bad rap and whether a good mate is really that hard to find here.

Caitlin Cleary and Kelly Robinson, both 23 and in relationships, said they wouldn’t expect to meet someone they want to date at a bar, like Amigo’s, where they shared nachos at happy hour on a recent Thursday.

“The number of people that I actually clicked with was so low.

I’d have to go on 20 dates to find one person that I really connected with,” said Straubel, who has since moved back to Portland, where she said she has something in common with every guy she dates.

“We find that a lot of it is really about density,” Malov said.