The next time you’re tempted to crawl into your own little bubble at a coffee shop or on the CTA, pull out a book instead.
According to organizers, over 100 couples have gotten married after meeting at the World’s Largest Block Party.
The more people you meet, the better your chances of meeting other singles.
You know that old coworker who’s always asking you to meet up for drinks? While it’s way easier to stay in with your friends Grub Hub and Netflix -- particularly after a long week -- it’s a bad habit to get into.
Besides, how often do we hear those “I forced myself to go out and ended up meeting my future wife! Some people are lucky enough to be born with the gift of gab, but for the rest of us, walking over hot coals sounds preferable to chatting up an attractive stranger.
While the event’s matchmaking potential may be as exaggerated as its “world’s largest” moniker, we have to admit that street festivals great opportunity to meet new people.
Tip: when you inevitably run into an old friend or coworker (you know you will), take the opportunity to hang out with their group.
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