12. Pittsburgh’s 60 days of sunshine are prime mating times
When the weather is nice, Pittsburghers lose their minds. Everyone is outside, in kayaks, on bikes, and going crazy for love. This small window of time allows singles the chance to frolic in the warm weather with a new beau and show off those short shorts.
13. Craft cocktails & talking about pickling your garden harvest is the new dinner & a movie
With an influx of young and hip millennials taking the city by storm, finding yourself on a date with someone who is passionately committed to baking slow-rising bread, writing short fiction, and collecting vinyl is likely. Pittsburgh is like Portland; just better.
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Laura Zorch is a Pittsburgh-based writer. She met her husband on Tinder. It happens.