Call it a “college town” all you want, Columbus is actually the largest city in America’s seventh-largest state, and it boasts just over four bars per every thousand people.
You have your own space to carry out whatever "gross" habits you want without worrying about another person, and you can dance to "Single Ladies" with total sincerity.So in that spirit, this is my list of the nine best U. You make collages from materials found in scrapbooks gathered from long Saturday drives into the country, where you scour abandoned farmhouses and garage sales. The newest artist has just arrived at his cabin next door, and he can’t find matches to light his wood-burning stove. “Here,” you say, “let me light your fire.” There isn’t any electricity in Provincetown. You look up and see that he’s watching you with mocking blue eyes. What she doesn’t say is that you can shop for love there as easily as you can shop for local varieties of sweet, crisp apples and artisinal hand-blown water glasses. He constantly asks you to marry him, but you’re so happy with the way things are that you keep putting him off. The next week you’re at an opening at the Walker Art Center, and an artist-in-residence sporting work boots surprises you with his take on Miley Cyrus’s evolution as a young feminist. I’m single in Seattle, which means the dating scene is all beanies, pinball machines and weirdly polite text exchanges that leave you unsure whether you’re buying insurance or flirting. If coupled people fantasize about dating other people, single people fantasize about dating in other cities.