No Love for Lawrenceville

Foursquare recently named our beloved city one of the least romantic cities in the nation.

Cupid appears to have missed the hearts of Foursquare users.

The social network lists Lawrenceville as the third least romantic city in the entire United States of America. Foursquare based its results on more than 1.5 billion check-ins at romantic places such as French restaurants, flower shops and .

The title of most romantic city went to Lake Buena Vista, FL—home to Walt Disney World, while Beaverton, OR—home to athletic mega-brand Nike—was named the least romantic.

Joe Burnett of the Downtown Development Authority laughed at the ranking.  “Lawrenceville is very romantic,” said Burnett. “We have a lot of different things going on for Valentine’s—the dance at the Courthouse, got their Valentine’s stuff (Swing Dance), we’ve got plenty of specials going on at all of our restaurants. I think anybody looking for a romantic time on Valentine’s would do well to check Lawrenceville out.”

And we can think of plenty of other romantic things to do in our fair city on Valentine’s Day and the other 365 days this year. You can dine at , , enjoy a concert under the stars on the green, go for a hike at or treat your lady love like a queen at Medieval Times. And if the love bug really hits you, take your sweetheart to the Historic Courthouse to .

What do you think of Foursquare’s ranking? Tell us in the comments section below.

Here’s the list of the most and least romantic U.S. cities, according to Foursquare:

Most Romantic

1. Lake Buena Vista, FL
2. Napa, CA
3. Venice, CA
4. St. Louis, MO
5. New York City, NY
6. San Francisco, CA

7. Reston, VA
8. Beverly Hills, CA
9. Myrtle Beach, SC

10. Key West, FL

Least Romantic

1. Beaverton, OR
2. Bethlehem, PA
3. Lawrenceville, GA
4. Sterling Heights, MI

5. West Chester, PA
6. Normal, IL
7. Norwalk, CT
8. Tustin, CA
9. Duluth, MN

10. Waltham, MA

Msgoff February 16, 2012 at 02:58 AM
HOGWASH, or that's a bunch of BUNK!! Surveys can be skewed and this one obviously is. The most romantic places that are listed obviously have many more tourists, thus an increased number of restaurants, etc., which results in an increased number of votes! Lawrenceville has a lot going on!!


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