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Shot Through the Heart: A Look at One of Our Most Popular Summer Dates

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Shot Through The Heart, a day-trip date to Queens Archery Range and a lesson in precision shooting, ranks as one of HowAboutWe for Couples’ most popular NYC dates this summer. It’s also part of HowAboutWe for Couples’ exclusive New York Magazine collection that features hand-selected date experiences from the iconic publication’s editorial team.

Stephanie and John, a married couple from New York, let us tag along and shoot some photos of their date on Sunday. This was the couple’s first HowAboutWe date.


Queens Archery Range is the only archery range in the New York City metro area, located indoors so you can aim and shoot in rain or shine.


No experience or equipment is required; the package comes with both an archery lesson and equipment rental.








know before you go:

  • Price: $21 for Couples members. Includes a 90-minute archery lesson with an instructor, equipment rental and one hour of additional range time, plus a $10 credit towards your next visit.
  • Lessons may be reserved for any Saturday or Sunday until November 30.
  • Available times are 5:30pm, 6:00pm, 7:30pm, or 8:00pm.

For more details and to book this adventure, visit HowAboutWe for Couples.

Photos by Alex Crawford