Usually the best first dates start with a drink, maybe at a bar in the East Village, where you talk for hours and determine that you both share a love of dim sum and Chinese beer. Then, during the meal, you both discover that you both have stiff shoulders, so it’s off to a massage place on the Lower East Side for cheap massages.
Gil was born on May 15, 1927 to Samuel and Esther (nee Kaplan) Marin in the Bronx, NY.He graduated from Stuyvesant High School in 1944 and from The Cooper Union in 1949 with a degree in Civil Engineering. LAURETTE PODELLLAURETTE PODELLFort Lee, New Jersey PODELL--Laurette G. Beloved wife of the late George and loving mother to Howard and Judith.Born in the Bronx in 1922, graduate of Hunter College, life-long supporter of the arts and culture of NYC. MARTIN SEMELMARTIN SEMELNew York, New York SEMEL--Martin. And you have to figure out how to get yourself there. Does waiting at the bar with a drink make you look totally chill, or like a raging alcoholic? And if your neighborhood happens to be more than three stops outside Manhattan? Yes, New Yorkers also pass on prospective mates because they're too nice, needy, live in a neighborhood that’s inconvenient, or are just plain weird. You’re usually meeting at the bar/restaurant/coffee shop. What if it’s one of the eight months a year when it’s freezing or those other four when it’s unbearably humid?