The city has a diverse and tolerant population, with a strong gay and lesbian community and more than 100 distinct neighborhoods. In 2010, Foreign Policy magazine ranked San Francisco as the world's 12th most important city.San Francisco also ranked ninth on the 2011 list of America's Most Literate Cities.Both San Francisco and its huge woodsy park, the Presidio, have been honored as bicycle-friendly locales.San Francisco's universities are yet one more place for older singles to meet up.
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Boston manages to meld scrappy and intellectual — a relatively small city that is home to some of the most prestigious universities in the world, bolstered by culture, parks and a fine quality of life.