How to make friends in NYC?
Making friends, especially as an adult, is no easy task, but livening in the city that never sleeps has its perks when it comes to meeting new people, and we’ll show you some easy ways to do it with our list of 10 ways to make new friends and meet people in NYC in 2017.
I’m definitely not the “show up to an event alone” type of person, but I have had some luck meeting new people since moving to New York City. For the most part, I’ve met new friends through old ones, by going out for an event or to dinner. Whether I’m going to someone’s birthday party, a sporting event, or a workout class, I’ve been able to meet new people by tagging along with a friend. A lot of others are not afraid to use apps and social media to meet new people, which works out for them a more often than you would think. So, if you’re a little too shy to just jump out there, maybe starting on social media is the best bet for you.
Summer is quickly approaching, which means New Yorkers, and tourists alike, will flood the city’s streets during the long, hot days. There’s so much going on in and around the city in the summer, it’s hard to keep track of all the events. From concerts and music festivals, to rooftop bars and beaches, there’s something fun for everyone. While it may not be for everyone, showing up at these events alone is one way to meet new people and make new friends. If you’re not so comfortable with that, there are also a number of social clubs and hobby groups in NYC to join, where everyone is in the same boat when it comes to trying to meet new people.
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The moral of the story is that you don’t have to be a social butterfly to meet people in a city as big as New York, especially with the internet. Now, it’s easier than ever to meet people who share your same interests and hobbies. To be honest, there is no single best way to make friends, it’s really all about what you’re comfortable with and what works best for you. There are plenty of ways you could try to make new friends, and we will merely be listing ten ways we think will be the easiest. This list of ways to make new friends and meet people in NYC in 2017 will not be in any particular order, and you are free to try any or all of the techniques mentioned in the list at your leisure. For our list today, we sought help from a simple Google search, and the Class Curious database.
Let’s get you on your way to making new friends and expanding your social horizons with our list of 10 ways to make new friends and meet people in NYC in 2017.