Think about what you're looking for from a gay Ohio match.

"West Side singles flock to Mahall's for food, drinks, music and bowling," says Averbach of the trendy bowling alley with its classic lines and chicly restored bar that attracts a 20- and 30-something crowd.

Felice Urban Cafe, 12502 Larchmere Blvd., Cleveland, 216-791-0918: Another tip from Averbach: "East Side singles flirt over small plates and creative libations in this restored turn-of-the-century home." LGBT Happy Hours, facebook.com/thewh2 and g2h2.com: Gay and lesbian singles have two networking events specifically for them.

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then emails each attendee a list of the participants who would like to hear from you again!

Odds are you'll have one or more matches (more than two-thirds of Pre Daters match at least one person).

You can actually hold a conversation in there, and the chairs are fairly comfortable. Bier Markt, 1948 West 25th St., Cleveland: This West 25th Street bar is a "hub for high-spirited love connections," Averbach says.

In fact, all of West 25th Street is good ground for mingling, with a built-in pub crawl from Bier Markt and Market Garden through ABC Tavern, Old Angle and Nano Brew.

You love your life in Ohio, you just wish you had someone to share it with.