Not only is The Bronx the birthplace of hip hop, it’s also a sort of mecca for modern art.From street art produced by famous artists like Banksy, to the Bronx Museum of Arts, this borough is a great place to see some of the coolest new pieces around.According to the Census Bureau, “single” is everyone who isn’t currently married, and it completely ignores sexuality, so this is far from an exact science! My original map (and others like it) were collected at the area of a Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA), a grouping used by the Census Bureau to put cities and their immediate, tight-knit suburbs together. The one on the left is Hell’s Kitchen – commenter Steve wrote in to say “in the past few years it has become a hub of the gay community which is why it’s all young single guys.
They are equally passionate about the people they love, so they’ll have no problem voicing their opinions and standing up for you.For the past half-dozen years I’ve been fighting an easily-mapped battle about the shortage of eligible bachelors in New York City.Straight, single women claim there’s no men, I wave around some data saying otherwise, and then we all have a fun time figuring out where the guys are hiding. My refutation of every single New York woman’s experience was such a Thing that Except, of course, I was completely (kind of) wrong.While most of New York City tends to get stuck in the hustle and bustle of the city that never sleeps, Bronxites take the time to get to know their neighbors, forming one giant community that looks out for one another. Feature Image Source: Flickr user flickr4jazz Did we miss anything?Tell us the best thing about dating someone from The Bronx in the comments below!
A Bronxite will know the best places to take you for a more sophisticated date, if that’s your thing.