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Party Photos: A Pre-Valentine's Day Affair in NYC

At Mannahatta, February 3, 2004

Posted February 17, 2004

Many thanks to the devoted NYC media folks who braved a nasty rainstorm to help make our second annual Pre-Valentine's Day Affair a success! Congratulations to all who entered our Personals Contest, and a huge thanks to our judges—sex-advice authors Em & Lo, photographer Peter Gorman, author Lynn Harris and photographer Emily Shur—for their time and contributions to the night's festivities. Here's a list of the lucky winners (click on the links below to view their profiles):

Most Clever Profile Name: bigapplepeach
Celeb Lookalike: pompelmo
Most Romantic: skootch21
Stranded on a Desert Island: jkaustin
Enviable Occupation: a_gaze_of_hazel
Sexiest Profile: onefinemess
Best Photo: vientoprimitivo
Best Profile: mmm_bosco

And thanks to our sponsors:

Photographs by Sarah Stanfield.

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The crew from Spring Street Networks helps bring love to the media masses: senior account manager Jenny Kijowski, account managers Bernie Hsu and Rob Perez, and director of marketing Eric Anderson.


Barnesandnoble.com editor Tracy Hopkins with United Media assistant editor Deanna Martin.


Photographer Peter Gorman and his wife, Rachel.


Production Advisors director of licensing Sharon Nortman and Capital Improvement Services project development assistant Monika Grabania.


Sales director Paul Hayes, Multi-Housing News editor-in-chief Bryant Rousseau, and VNU Travel Group director of sales Paul Paone.


Porter, LeVay, and Rose vice president of media relations Margo Drgos and EuroRSCG Middleberg senior account executive Deanna Zemke.


Fortune marketing coordinator Melanie Oliva, Cargo freelance writer Paula Tushbai, and Fortune conferences marketing coordinator Lauren Berkemeyer.


Parenting senior associate editor Lynya Floyd and Council on Foreign Relations staff writer Sharon Otterman.


Did cupid strike at our personals party? Our lips are sealed.


Sex-advice columnists and authors Emma Taylor and Lorelei Sharkey announce the winners of our personals contest.

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