February 15, 2011
CNN Ranks Philadelphia The Fourth Most Romantic City In The Country, Plus Video Of Mayor Nutter Marrying A Local Couple On The Mural Arts Love Train
CNN Money named Philadelphia the fourth most romantic city in the U.S., based on money spent per transaction on Valentine’s Day ($134.93 in Philadelphia).
We beat out New York by $4.63 per transaction. Check out the full list online.
As far as romance measured by grand gestures rather than pocket depth, Mayor Nutter officiated at the wedding of a local couple aboard the Mural Arts Love Train this past Sunday, February 13.
This was the second Love Train on Valentine’s Day weekend since the Love Letter murals were completed in 2009. Last fall a Canadian couple got engaged during the Love Letter tour. That inspired the Mural Arts program to run a contest to select a Philadelphia couple to tie the knot over the holiday weekend.
It’s nice to see Philadelphia living up to its Brotherly Love namesake. Check out a video of the wedding below.