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Thursday, June 12, 2014

By Popular Demand: San Francisco Voted Coolest City in America

Posted By on Thu, Jun 12, 2014 at 3:43 PM

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We can always count on San Francisco to truly deliver where it matters most.

After recent disappointments in the rankings game (19th for honeymoon destinations, least country, etc.), San Francisco has rebounded in a big way.

The folks over at Ranker. com have voted San Francisco the coolest city in America. "Was there ever really any doubt?" asked the pompous hipster. "Definitely," responded the loyal SF Weekly reader who keeps up with these studies.

Well all previous lists are now a thing of the past and this signals the perfect opportunity for us all to move forward with swag. Go ahead and brush that dust off your shoulder because it only gets sweeter from here. San Francisco wins the coveted spot by public vote. Aww shucks. They like us. They really like us!

However, it's not just the fans who like us. Experts expressed their approval as well and as a result San Francisco is considered as the city with the "ultimate ranking" balanced between expert opinion and public vote.

Who are we to argue with popular opinion? The public has spoken. San Francisco reigns supreme.

The coveted top 10:

  • 1. San Francisco
  • 2. New York City
  • 3. Seattle
  • 4. Chicago
  • 5. New Orleans
  • 6. Boston
  • 7. Honolulu
  • 8. Portland
  • 9. Washington D.C.
  • 10. Austin

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