June 18, 2013
, the world's largest dating website, has released results from a dating survey taken by over 1,100 single
residents which reveals that
– already one of the hippest areas in the Windy City – is the best neighborhood for a date. It's no wonder, considering that it was also voted the neighborhood with the hottest single residents!
With summer considered to be the most romantic time of year in
by its single residents, the
survey set out to create the ultimate summer dating guide, helping singles discover the best of this beautiful city and its endless selection of restaurants, lounges, and attractions.
"It's no wonder singles voted summer as the time for love in
Bela Gandhi, Chicago Dating Expert for Match.com and founder of SMART Dating Academy
. "The city comes to life in the summer months when its singles are enjoying the city's quintessential hotspots, dining at their favorite swanky restaurants, and exploring everything the waterfront city has to offer."
The data shows exactly where
singles look for love, their favorite date-night spots and nearby romantic getaway destinations. The survey also settles the long-standing rivalry between The White Sox and The Cubs – according to
singles, it's the Cubs that have the hottest players amongst these two hometown teams! But when it comes to dating a
celeb, it's having a sense of humor, not sex appeal that matters most –
were voted the local celebrities
singles would most want to date.
Below are some of the highlights from the "Chicago Dating" survey, including: