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Meet Market: Man Store Pop Up at The Americana

Yes, this weekend, ladies will be able to shop for a man at a pop up shop at The Americana at Brand in Glendale thanks to a new dating website called Checkhimout.com. The concept behind the site is kind of genius—all contact is initiated by women. That means guys don't have to worry whether a woman is  interested in him or not, and ladies don't have to sift through messages from weirdos and married sex addicts. Online dating can sometimes feel like a full time job. Checkhimout.com attempts to turn the experience into a fun "shopping" spree; the search link on the site is called "Browse the Catalog" and if you see someone you like, you click "Add To Shopping Bag." The site, which is free for women, is sponsoring the pop up store this weekend to encourage ladies to sign up. It's free for dudes to sign up but they have to pay for additional services like sending a message. And if a guy is willing to shell out the dough just to email you, there's a good chance he's the type to take you out to dinner, too—even a candlelit one at an overpriced bistro next Valentine's Day.

The Pop Up Store will be open on Saturday, February 16th from 10 am to 10 pm and on Sunday, February 17th from 11 am to 8 pm at The Americana at Brand, 132 Caruso Ave., Glendale