Support Local Journalism. Join Riverfront Times Press Club.

Tuesday, February 14, 2012

St. Louis Is the Fourth-Most Romantic City

Posted By on Tue, Feb 14, 2012 at 10:54 AM

click to enlarge gob_bluth.jpg
Just in time for Valentine's Day (ugh, thanks Hallmark), Foursquare has determined that we're the fourth-most romantic city in the country. This information was gleaned by searching more than 1.5 billion check-ins made by couples on the social media system at typically romantic places such as wine bars, flower shops, lingerie shops and French restaurants. Quick aside: Does Pepe Le Pew own Foursquare?

Lest you doubt the validity of the findings, please note that Lake Buena Vista, Florida finished first. That probably has more than a little to do with Lake Buena Vista being wholly owned by the Walt Disney Company. It's a resort town for the nearby theme parks, and is nothing but hotels, restaurants, wine shops and boutiques. Way to game the system, Lake Buena Vista.

Which city finished dead-last?

Beaverton, Oregon is the least-romantic city in the country. Huh. I'm pretty sure they filmed Bunny Lebowski's Logjammin' there. What's more romantic than that?




Hat tip to Kholood for pointing this out.

Tags: ,

Support Local Journalism.
Join the Riverfront Times Press Club

Local journalism is information. Information is power. And we believe everyone deserves access to accurate independent coverage of their community and state. Our readers helped us continue this coverage in 2020, and we are so grateful for the support.

Help us keep this coverage going in 2021. Whether it's a one-time acknowledgement of this article or an ongoing membership pledge, your support goes to local-based reporting from our small but mighty team.

Join the Riverfront Times Club for as little as $5 a month.

Read the Digital Print Issue

June 16, 2021

View more issues

Newsletters

Never miss a beat

Sign Up Now

Subscribe now to get the latest news delivered right to your inbox.

Best Things to Do In St. Louis

© 2021 Riverfront Times

Website powered by Foundation