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PDA! Yes or No?

Posted on: February 23rd, 2013 by Executive Matchmaker Romella Battle

Chemistry.com gathered data and found out the top 10 cities that are comfortable with PDA (aka public displays of affection) and the top 10 that dislike seeing PDA. Personally, I don’t mind a small peck, holding hands, and PDA but if I see a couple making out while one person is sitting on top of another at a bus stop where there’s other people around, then I think “get a room”. I think that couples should show each other what they mean to each other but it doesn’t mean that everyone has to see you two grope each other while trying to mind their own business in public!

The top 10 cities most comfortable with PDA:
1. Honolulu, HI
2. Pittsburgh, PA
3. Lexington, KY
4. Charleston, WV
5. New York, NY
6. Fresno, CA
7. Waco, TX
8. Cedar Rapids, IA
9. Syracuse, NY
10. Des Moines, IA

Honestly, I found the above list surprising! I thought that there would be more known cities on this list. I’m not saying that these cities are less popular but reading this list shocked me because I guessed at least 3 cities that I thought would be on this list and none made it.

The top 10 cities least comfortable with PDA:
91. Reno, NV
92. Las Vegas. NV
93. Seattle, WA
94. Orlando, FL
95. Miami, FL
96. Phoenix, AZ
97. Denver, CO
98. Tampa, FL
99. West Palm Beach, FL
100. Ft. Meyers

Again, this list was also surprising! Even though Florida is such a beach state with a good majority of people showing their skin with their teeny bikinis or their short swim trunks, they have 5 cities in Florida alone (shocker! What?!) ranked in the top 10 cities disliking PDA. Blew my mind…

This honestly turned my mind upside down. I did not think I’d be so off with my guesses but I was entirely off… do you have any theories why these cities ended up on their respective lists? I have no clue…
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Single? Want to date? Go to these cities!

Posted on: February 5th, 2013 by Executive Matchmaker Romella Battle

If you’ve ever been curious about the best cities for dating, here are the top 10 ranked for being dating-friendly!

1) Austin, Texas: In this state, the singles like to go out and dance at one of the numerous live-music venues or one of the nightlife hotbeds. With its year-round sunshine and the great outdoors, Austin is one of the cities with singles making more than half the local population.
2) Boston: Number 2 on the list, this is where you and your date can enjoy the popular pub scene, catch a baseball game at Fenway Park or try out the food among the youthful liveliness of undergrads or post-grad singles in this popular educational hub.
3) Chicago: Made for dating! With the renowned art museums, comedy clubs, theaters and Wrigley Field, you can end your date in this city with some deep-dish pizza.
4) Miami: Number 4 is sunny Miami with its sandy beaches and sexy locals who enjoy
the sizzling nightlife scene and enjoying the beachfront- perfect for tropically-inspired dates.
5) New Orleans: Head here where you can visit the French Quarter or their legendary music venues and eat some powdery beignets.
6) New York City: The Big Apple is big on dating with the hip New Yorkers. There are boundless options for where to go for a date night- music clubs, museums, bars, Broadway, top-ranked restaurants. Manhattan seems designed with matchmaking mind.
7) Phoenix and Scottsdale: These two cities are bordered next to each other. They are number seven with their beautiful nature and outdoors. Many active singles would fit in perfectly here.
8) San Diego: With its endless summer weather, beach culture and hip nightlife scene, San Diego is primed to be on the list of the best cities for dating.
9) San Francisco: This city is not to be forgotten as California’s cultural capitol with its acceptance of creative and diverse individuals with its wondrous bay view. Check out the popular tourist spots such as Alcatraz, Haight Street, Golden Gate Park and more!
10) Seattle: The last city on this list is coffeehouse Seattle with its views, nature-filled or bird’s eye-view on top of the Space Needle.

I got this idea and tips from this article here (click to read more!). All credits to them.