Dating for professionals


Women will receive padlocks when they arrive at Red Ox and men will get keys.

Attendees will attempt to match the locks and keys.

The latest face-to-face dating service fad to turn up in Orlando: Lock and Key Events (lockandkeyevents.com).

Singles pay a cover charge to meet up in a club where each male gets a key and each woman gets a lock to wear around her neck. The ostensible object of the game is to match them up, but its all just a clever icebreaker.

So says a Harris public opinion poll that cited in awarding us sixth place in that category.

We dropped the ball elsewhere, however, and wound up sneaking into the roster at a modest 27th overall.

The latest Orlando club to try it out, appropriately enough, is the Icebar.