Goodbye, computer dating. Hello, matchmakers!

The Christian Science Monitor – April 20, 2005 Original Text After trying everything from online match sites to 10-minute dating, an increasing number of singles are going the old-fashioned route. By Kim Campbell, Staff writer of The Christian Science Monitor / April 20, 2005 NEW YORK If Yente, the matchmaker from “Fiddler on the Roof,”…

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Find unique ways to celebrate relationships – The Source News

Valentine’s Day is a celebration of relationships,” Clampitt said. “It’s one day, but it’s really about celebrating the little things that you do in a relationship that are ongoing. There are many ways to make it special Read More

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The age of dissonance. Let’s You and Him Date

New York Times – January 16, 2005 There he was at a nightclub bash last fall. Bachelor No. 1. Hitting on a beautiful friend of mine who happens to be engaged. I had to intercede. Turns out he’s a working actor whom I recognize from television — smart and funny, with a stupendous jaw line.…

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An Academy for Would-Be Cupids

An Academy for Would-Be Cupids ABC 20/20 – Dec. 28, 2004 New York School Trains 21st-Century Matchmakers. “20/20” visited New York City’s Matchmaking Institute, a school that bills itself as a “Cupid Academy” and sat in on a class led by Lisa Clampitt, the institute’s co-founder and executive director. more

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An Academy for Would-Be Cupids

An Academy for Would-Be Cupids ABC 20/20 – Dec. 28, 2004 New York School Trains 21st-Century Matchmakers. From the classic musical “Fiddler on the Roof” to the film “Crossing Delancey” to reality TV shows, matchmakers have been portrayed as the gurus who find mates for the unlucky in love. But the fodder for comedies and…

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Rob Anderson, Gay Matchmaker

Rob Anderson, Gay Matchmaker NYC 24 – 2004 Rob Anderson is not everyone’s idea of a matchmaker. Clad in black, reclining on a zebra-patterned armchair with two Chihuahuas barking in the background, Anderson explains how he guides gay men through New York’s dating game. “People have this image of matchmakers being an old lady with…

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Even lonely hearts need some ‘professional’ help

India Times – April 25, 2004 It’s an oft-heard refrain as men and women try to get past the loneliness that comes with being single. But, in this day of the information explosion, even Cupid can’t afford to be left behind. The God of love needs to get his facts right if he wants his…

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Twin Cities Miss Match Andrea Johnson

Twin Cities Miss Match Andrea Johnson Just Dating – April 7, 2004 Meeting the partner of your dreams is becoming more and more of a challenge. The busy lifestyles of many of today’s professionals often leave little time for socializing. Millions of singles are hiring someone to help them find love. Twin Cities “Miss Match,”…

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Make Me A Match

Feb 25, 2004 Find modern love with a modern matchmaker! Blind dates have not worked, neither have the dating websites or hanging out at the local bookstore or bar. You want to try something new, but what? Maybe it’s time to bring in a professional matchmaker? Matchmakers are back and better than ever, and this…

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Cupid Academy

Time – Feb. 16, 2004 Elizabeth Biondi wants to be a matchmaker. After a devastating breakup with a boyfriend last summer, the Detroit social worker decided to channel her romantic energy into something constructive. She had always enjoyed setting friends up on dates — why not strangers? So late last month Biondi, 25, hopped on…

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