Looking for a hot date in Portland, OR?

If you’ve recently bought a new home off the MLS listings in Portland and are looking for an evening of good company, consider a dating service. There’s no reason to mope alone in the house. Getting out there to meet new people after a move can endear you to the City of Roses in no time.

It’s Just Lunch was founded in 1991 based on one professional woman’s desire to meet “normal” and well-educated men in a non-threatening environment, like a lunch or after hours drink date. Now, over 20 years later, the service has matched thousands of single professionals and arranged more than 2 million first dates.

In addition to professional matchmaking services, there are a few informal speed dating groups in the area. Check out the City of Rose’s singles Meet Up groups to find a singles' event in the area - regardless of age, profession or interests. If you’re a single parent looking for an evening out, consider the Single Parent Support and Resources group in Portland. With over 100 members you can find yourself a new friend or partner. The Portland Speed Dating for Single Professional Women and Men group, with more than 500 members, is an option for those in their 20s or 30s.