Brooklyn Daily Eagle
Brooklyn web entrepreneur Elissa Shevinsky is hoping to shake up the borough's online dating world with two new websites that allow singles to declare they’re looking for “Casual Sex.” That's just one of the options in a range that runs from casual to "Long Term Relationship."
“I am here to help Brooklyn get together. And I don’t judge what they are going to do,” Elissa Shevinsky, 33, told the New York Daily News. Her two new sites are JoinJspot.com, for Jewish singles, and MakeOutLabs.com, for unattached Gentiles.
Applicants are allowed to join only after Shevinsky analyzes their Facebook profile to see if they're a "jerk."
Other online dating sites, including eHarmony, OkCupid, and Match.com, allow users to search by area, but Shevinsky appears to be the first to target Brooklynites specifically.
Brooklyn Eagle Bay Ridge — New York is an exhilarating place to live, but it can be a tough place to find love. Ask any single woman about the dearth of eligible guys in the city and you'll be met with a nod of the head and a shrug of resignation. …