Gone are the days when girls would strut in front of a man’s family, serve chai, and share a special talent to impress her possible in-laws.Professional matchmakers and house visits still exist, but the internet has made it easier for men, women, and (of course) their parents to cast a wide net and connect with people from all over the country who share their values and interests.Whether you are just starting off in life and want to find your soul mate or are already established but haven’t had the time or means to meet people, a event is a safe, viable option to meet and converse with like-minded people.The exterior of Park 51—you may know it from scandalized media reports as “The Ground Zero Mosque”—didn’t look promising.There’s also the alternative track: a “love marriage,” in which two people meet, fall in love, and marry without any assistance or interference from their families.This is what the average American would expect out of marriage. So after reading a mediocre review in , I gave Millanus a shot.Millanus bills itself as a “premier professional matrimonial service.” Its motto: “Muslims marry Muslims.” For a fee of 0, I could talk one-on-one with eligible Muslim men for five minutes each. While I respect the need to find companionship at any stage of life, the gender and age imbalance of the event meant that there would be no groupings by age—everyone would talk to everyone.
provides Muslims a platform to meet other Muslims descending from every part of the world.Park 51 was supposed to be a 13-story community center featuring cultural programming, classes, and a fitness center. But after several romantic disappointments and increased parental pressures, I’m beginning to accept that life would be better if I could find a culturally compatible mate.Right now, it’s an undeveloped, mostly-abandoned building with no signage located on a deserted street most known for its proximity to the Amish Market. It’s not the only option, but it’s the one that would ensure a harmonious relationship between my parents and myself.Our events are very popular among Middle Eastern Singles, Persian Singles, Afghani Singles, and all other Arab Singles of New York.Please check out our SCHEDULE of upcoming events to register for our next "Middle Eastern Muslim speed dating" event.