Cleveland Somehow Named Fifth Best American City for Nightlife in New Report


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Cleveland's nightlife scene is so hot right now, at least according to the Apartment Guide blog's new Top 10 Best Cities For Nightlife in America list.

The blog, which unsurprisingly helps apartment hunters find apartments, compared the ratio of people to the number of music spots, bars, breweries and clubs to come up with their results.

Using that data, places like L.A., New York and Chicago (with their huge populations) didn't quite make the cut, surprisingly leaving three Ohio cities in the Top 10. Cleveland landed at No. 5 (just edging out Pittsburgh), but Dayton and Cincinnati came in at 3 and 2, respectively.

In its rankings explanation, Apartment Guide had this to say about Cleveland: "Expect plenty of live music in the home of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, plus breweries and legendary late-night bites like pierogies and Polish Boys. Cleveland is also home to Brewnuts, where the donuts are made with craft beer. Enough said."

They also let slip that the average monthly Cleveland rent for a one-bedroom apartment is $1,319, which is more than the other Ohio spots on the list. 

Here's a look at the Top 10:
10. Orlando, Florida
9. Fort Lauderdale, Florida 
8. Portland, Oregon
7. New Orleans, Louisiana
6. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
5. Cleveland, Ohio
4. Green Bay, Wisconsin
3. Dayton, Ohio
2. Cincinnati, Ohio
1. Saint Louis, Missouri 

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