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City Face-Off: Results

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WINNER
Chicago
2012-afc-boston
LOSER
Boston
People
Chicago (9)Boston (11)


Sub Category Chicago Boston
Attractive 16 20
Friendly 16 25
Intelligent 13 3
Athletic/active 18 11
Diverse 6 21
Stylish 9 15
Offbeat 24 21
Passionate sports fan 3 2
Driving ability/Good drivers 12 33
Proud of their city 6 5
Tech-savvy 9 4
Charming local accent 18 9
Type of Trip
Chicago (9)Boston (13)


Sub Category Chicago Boston
Romantic escape 12 14
Wild weekend 7 22
Family vacation 12 10
Cultural getaway 11 6
Pet-friendly vacation 19 22
Base for day trips 29 12
Girlfriend getaways 6 23
Gay-friendly 12 16
Nightlife
Chicago (5)Boston (18)


Sub Category Chicago Boston
Happy hour 11 28
Music scene 6 20
Singles scene 7 17
Sports bars 1 2
Cocktail lounges 5 18
Culture


Sub Category Chicago Boston
Classical music 3 2
Theater/performance art 3 8
Street performers 12 11
Museums/galleries 3 6
Historical sites/monuments 17 3
Free attractions 15 7
Shopping
Chicago (5)Boston (15)


Sub Category Chicago Boston
Luxury stores 3 9
Independent boutiques 8 14
Antique stores 20 14
Home decor and design stores 2 17
Flea markets 20 25
Food/Drink/Restaurants
Chicago (4)Boston (17)


Sub Category Chicago Boston
Fine-dining restaurants 4 10
Barbecue 12 32
Pizza 1 5
Hamburgers 2 18
Cafes 15 14
Ethnic food 6 18
Street food/Food trucks 16 15
Microbrew beer 15 8
Coffee 18 17
Ice cream 20 8
Quality of Life and Visitor Experience
Chicago (16)Boston (17)


Sub Category Chicago Boston
Cleanliness 17 20
Weather 34 25
Safety 22 17
Affordability 25 30
Wireless coverage 15 13
Architecture/Cool buildings 2 8
Range of hotel options 2 16
Public parks and outdoor access 6 12
Peace and quiet 25 22
People-watching 13 16
Public transportation and pedestrian-friendliness 2 6
Environmental friendliness 18 16
Best Times to Visit
Chicago (24)Boston (20)


Sub Category Chicago Boston
Fall 24 10
Winter 35 31
Christmas 23 25
New Year's Eve 26 25
Valentine's Day 27 26
Spring Break 23 27
Summer 7 10
4th of July 8 3

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