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A Night Before Christmas

Photos by Janelle Maas

(Published in the December 2010 issue)

It's a freezing late-Autumn night in Hillcrest . It's so cold, in fact, that folks throughout the neighborhood have closed their windows.

You can even see your breath. Good night for a sweater.

Despite the wintry conditions, tonight's got a chance to sizzle. And hopefully there will be some heat, or at least a spark, between this evening's blind daters, who are about to meet for the first time at Wine Steals on University Avenue.

Eric and Lauren, the couple maybe-to-be, have been asked to bring $20 gifts for each other. Before they meet...