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Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Cleveland Named One of the Worst Cities for Valentine's Day

Posted By on Tue, Feb 9, 2016 at 3:39 PM

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If you want to impress someone for Valentine's Day, this list from WalletHub.com says you should steer clear of Cleveland. Of course, WalletHub is full of crap, but let's take a look at how they arrived at said crap.

The list ranks cities based on being the most romantic and the ability to get your money's worth. Using data from 15 metrics that include number of florists and how much dinner costs and the price of tickets to parties, Cleveland came out the third worst city to make an impression at number 98 on the list of 100. San Francisco, California, Scottsdale, Arizona and Honolulu, Hawaii rounded out the top three spots. 

Cleveland did nearly reach the top 20 list in individual rankings. For Valentine's Day Activities, the city came in 23rd place despite ranking as one of the worst for party ticket costs. Cleveland also had one of the highest restaurant meal costs on average. (Uh, there are plenty — PLENTY — of affordable places to grab that romantic meal around town. And it's not just about eating. And it's not just about couples. There's plenty to do — see: Cupid's Undie Run, for example.)

Also, who says you gotta do flowers and parties for Valentine's Day. What the hell is a Valentine's Day party even supposed to be?

Anyway, WalletHub is wrong. If only for saying that there are V-Day parties.

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