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Match.com Reveals Top 10 Most Affordable Cities for Dating; Pittsburgh Tops the List

DALLAS (RPRN) 8/18/2009-- With contradictory economic news coming out each day leaving Americans counting every penny, Match.com has found that there are still plenty of cities around the country where a romantic night out won't break the bank.

Pittsburgh tops this year's list with a casual dinner and two movie tickets costing $77.80. On the opposite end of the spectrum, the same date in the most expensive city on the list, Los Angeles, comes in at $126.06.

The following list uncovers the top 10 most affordable cities for dating in the United States based on research conducted by Match.com:

1. Pittsburgh - Dating is a steal in the Steel City.
2. Detroit - A night at the drive-in in the Motor City won't break the bank.
3. Sacramento, Calif. - When it comes to cheap dates this place is the capital.
4. Phoenix - The desert heat won't dry up your bank account.
5. Indianapolis - The Indy 500 isn't the only thing that gets hearts racing in Indianapolis.
6. St. Louis, Mo. - The Gateway to love doesn't have to be expensive in St. Louis.
7. Tampa - St. Petersburg, Fla. - With such cheap date prices, residents practically live like buccaneers in this Florida city.
8. Orlando - Daytona Beach, Fla. - Another reason this is the "happiest place on Earth:" romantic dates that won't deplete your checking account.
9. Houston - Everything is big in this Texas city, except the cost of dating.
10. Charlotte, N.C. - Guys in North Carolina have a lot to smile about --Southern belles and inexpensive dates.


Extended List 11-25

11. Atlanta
12. Denver
13. Cleveland
14. Miami
15. Portland, Ore.
16. Minneapolis - St. Paul
17. Seattle
18. Philadelphia
19. Boston
20. Dallas - Fort Worth
21. Washington, D.C.
22. Chicago
23. New York
24. San Francisco
25. Los Angeles


Match.com tips for recession proof dating:

  1. Make a good impression-ism: Most museums offer free admission one night a week.

  2. Find each other's chi: Many fitness centers and yoga studios offer intro classes giving first timers the chance to find each other's chi absolutely free of charge.

  3. Have an Earth date: Invite your date to volunteer at a local park cleanup and contribute to the earth and your love life at the same time.

  4. Read between the lines - go to a bookstore: Bookstores are often hosts to authors from around the world, celebrities and sports heroes, making your local bookstore the most interesting free venue in town.

  5. Get your game on: One of the best ways to get the pheromones flying is with a little friendly competition, so grab a roll of quarters and hit the local arcade.


Source: Match.com


Web site: http://www.match.com/


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