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Old 10-20-2012, 11:37 PM
 
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I run my own business that is primarily work-from-home. Since I won't have the built-in social circle of working at an office, I'm a little concerned about making friends in the city when I move. I only know a few people there at the moment, and we're mostly acquaintances.

I've checked Meetup.com for interesting groups and there are definitely a lot of groups on there! But when I've gone to meetups from that website in my current city, not many people usually showed up, and the groups would rarely have events anyway. Has anyone had luck with that site?

Taking classes is another way, I guess, but I'm not sold on that idea really.

What other ways do self-employed (or just people in general that don't have a built-in social circle) make friends in NYC?
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Old 10-20-2012, 11:39 PM
 
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Depending on what you like to do I suggest volunteering or joining classes.

I was volunteering at New York Cares a few years ago and during orientation I made at least two friends. Just chat people up, smile, and be friendly!!!

:-D GOOD LUCK!
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