Because of the amount of RSVPs (close to 500!), it's a first come, first serve basis so be sure to get there on time.
Whether you're single, taken, or complicated, get your flirt on at Monarch Rooftop Lounge in New York's Midtown Manhattan this Valentine's! The fun will be inspired by a special signature flirt cocktail amongst an innovative cocktail menu created by leading NYC mixologists.
While you're at this flirt fest, you'll get to meet and mingle with tech and dating expert Laurie Davis, author of Love at First Click: The Ultimate Guide to Online Dating, and founder of eFlirt Expert, an online dating consultancy that was named best dating coach in the 2012 and 2013 iDate Awards. Joining her is her "Tweetheart" (yes, they met online, flirting in 140 characters on Twitter), Thomas Edwards Jr., the founder of The Professional Wingman, a dating and lifestyle strategy consultancy that helps clients develop social skills that transform their dating and personal lives.
Maybe you'll even "get lucky." One lady will win an advice session with Laurie on how to put her best pixel forward online, while one gent will get a wingman night out with Thomas. Additionally, Laurie will sign copies of her book Love at First Click.
How do you enter to win? On Twitter: From now through Valentine’s Day tweet your best digital pick up line to @eFlirtexpert and @ThomasHEdwards with the hashtag #Valentine. The most retweeted or shared pick-up line wins. If you’re better at live conversation openers, drop your business card in the Valentine Raffle Box and test your luck.
For venue and event details, visit www.addisongroupnyc.com/venues/monarch or call 212.630.9957.
Keep calm and flirt on!
Must be 21+ with state-issued photo ID. Cocktail attire suggested.
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About Addison Group and Monarch
Addison’s background spans 15 years of Manhattan nightlife with such recognizable and memorable venues such as Ava Rooftop Lounge at Dream New York, Inc Lounge at The Time Hotel and The Bar at Dream New York.
Monarch opened with cocktail and light fare menu fit for the sizzling summer months in New York City. Boasting an impressively expansive interior and exterior space, Monarch can comfortably accommodate more than 300 guests. The dessert menu consists of delectable hand crafted dishes by Bindi of delicious chocolates & coffee.
The Scandinavian-chic décor, designed by Natalia Todorova of Gwathmey, Seigal, Kaufman Architects, features an indoor lounge that radiates glamour and allures with seductive appeal, seamlessly connecting to the exterior oasis patio with sliding floor to ceiling glass doors. Vintage bricks, white painted hand washed wood panels on the walls, teak and grey custom Terrazzo tiles, and raw iron columns evoke a feeling of a Scandinavian summer home with accents of Manhattan elegance. Black pendants designed by Tom Dixon cast gold shadows on the natural tree form bar counter top and glass lighting fixtures project down to reflect on the modern wood walls. The modern, yet unimposing deep seated upholstered sofas invite guests to relax and bask in the views of Midtown Manhattan, while floor to ceiling silk curtains frame the picturesque view of the iconic Empire State Building.
About Laurie Davis @eflirtexpert
Laurie Davis is the founder of eFlirt Expert, an online dating consultancy, and the author of Love @ First Click: The Ultimate Guide to Online Dating. Her company helps singles write their online dating profiles, decode their date’s text messages and manage their digital dating lives. Laurie was nominated Best Dating Coach in both the 2013 and 2012 iDate Awards. Her advice has been featured in more than 200 international media outlets including The New York Times, Good Morning America, Elle, Men’s Health, Mashable and Forbes.
About Thomas Edwards Jr. @ThomasHEdwards
Thomas Edwards is the founder of The Professional Wingman®, a dating and lifestyle strategy consultancy that works with singles that are having trouble with dating to discover what really attracts great dates and overcome their insecurities so that they can get all of the dates they want with the kinds of people they want. Peers, colleagues, and media have deemed Thomas, the "real-life Hitch" and his knowledge, unique approach, and success stories have been featured in many media outlets, including Fox Business, as well as Essence Magazine, Entrepreneur Magazine, CNN, Maxim Magazine, the Wall Street Journal and Cosmopolitan.