Downtown, which is fairly modest for a city its size, features a few skyscrapers, the capitol, government offices, and a few quality museums.
Surrounding downtown are several large and fairly distinct city-suburbs, mostly built on a sprawling grid, in some cases separated by low hills.
Internet dating allows you to get to know the person online or on the phone before meeting face-to-face.
There is little night life in the downtown, but there is plenty in the suburbs in Tempe, Scottsdale and others.
Weekend getaways can take residents north into the mountains and even to alpine climates towards Sedona and Flagstaff.
It is little wonder that wealthy “snowbirds” from other parts of the country have used Phoenix as a winter hangout for years.
The low ranking is mainly the result of summer heat, air quality, crime, increasing costs, and a relatively weak collection of arts and culture amenities for a city this size.
Or do you only want a new friend to go bike riding with you this weekend in Arizona?