Pro tip: The blacklight in the This is probably best suited for a third date, once you’ve come to terms with introducing your weird friends to your new person.
Geeks Who Drink are all over town, all week; find a spot near you and seal the deal with your team’s vast knowledge of fictional planets. Canopy is a huge creative arts complex that hosts Open Canopy on the first Saturday of each month from noon-6pm, and galleries and artist studios are open to the public.
Also, Friday and Saturday evenings, UT students get one free game with a student ID.
Depending on what side of town you’re on, there are a few great options here.
People-watch, and then have a drink on the beautiful courtyard of the San Jose afterwards.
Channel your inner senior citizen with a rousing game of bingo at one of Austin’s bingo halls.
Northsiders check out Hi Tunes Karaoke -- it has clean rooms, is BYOB and BYO-food, and is open almost all night!
Southsiders: The Highball’s TV- and film-themed private rooms are a blast and are free to rent from pm-7pm all week.
Then, mosey on down to Jester King Brewery for pies and uniquely crafted, award-winning beer from Stanley’s Farmhouse Pizza.
There’s a reason people on dating shows are always being shoved into helicopters together; the sweeping views of sunset and skyline, combined with the frisson of being reminded of your own mortality, really gets the heart pumping.
We all love the Alamo Drafthouse, but it's a safe bet you’ve been snoozing on its special events.
When you’re feeling really confident about your feelings for the person you’re seeing and want to seal the deal, take them to Clark's for oysters and a classic mai tai. ) We’ve all been there -- you’re at The White Horse, there’s a hoppin’ bluegrass band playing, and the dance floor is full of intimidatingly great dancers.
The aphrodisiac qualities of the slippery mollusks, combined with a totally Instagrammable cocktail, will send him/her right over the edge and into your... You go out there and proceed to spin your date the wrong way, step on her feet, and almost drop her during the dip.