The Best Hospital rankings by U.S. News and World Report were released overnight Tuesday. Two Cleveland hospitals made the honor roll. The honor roll is the best 18 hospitals of the nearly 5,000 hospitals around the country.
CLEVELAND - Take pride, Cleveland men.
Cleveland has earned the distinction as one of the manliest cities in the country, according to the third annual "America's Manliest Cities" study from Combos. (Yes, this is a real study).
Cleveland ranks sixth on the list, up nine spots from its place in last year's rankings. That ranking is good enough to make Cleveland the manliest city in the Midwest, better than state counterparts Cincinnati (14), Columbus (18) and Dayton (26).
The study was conducted by Combos and Sperling's BestPlaces, and looked at data from the country's 50 largest metropolitan areas, which includes cities and its surrounding suburbs.
Some of categories used to assess manliness included the city's love for sports, the number of pickups and motorcycle registered in the city, the number of barbeque and chicken wing restaurants, and the number of manly occupations like construction workers, police officers and firefighters.
Cities lost "man points" for factors such as a high number of home furnishing and décor stores, coffee shops, sushi restaurants and cupcake shops.
The top city on the list was Nashville, Tennessee, bumping Charlotte from the number one rankings.
The top-10 list includes:
1. Nashville, TN (▲ 3 spots)
2. Charlotte, NC (▼ 1 spot)
3. Oklahoma City, OK (▲ 22 spots)
4. Memphis, TN (▲ 24 spots)
5. Columbia, SC (▲ 8 spots)
6. Cleveland, OH (▲ 9 spots)
7. Birmingham, AL (▲ 11 spots)
8. Milwaukee, WI (▼ 2 spots)
9. Houston, TX (▲ 15 spots)
10. St. Louis, MO (▲ 2 spots)
Visit the study's website to see the entire list.
More Cleveland Rankings
Cleveland ranks number eight on a list of cities that have had the biggest jumps in bed bug infestations from Terminix.
Overnight Tuesday, U.S. News and World Report released its seventh annual "Best Children's Hospital Rankings."
Farmers' markets, playgrounds, and golf course help Cleveland earn a spot on the list of the nation's fittest cities. How high does the city rank?
New U.S. Census estimates show that most large and medium-sized cities in Ohio lost population over the past two years, as many cities elsewhere saw gains.
A real estate blog ranked Cleveland among the top 10 most redneck cities in America.
The same publisher that named Cleveland among the nation's most miserable cities and one with the unhappiest workers seems to be growing some affection for the city.
Have a little something stuck in between your teeth? A new survey says Cleveland is America's worst city for flossing.
Cleveland has once again made Forbes yearly list of America's Most Miserable Cities, but there is good news.
Ohio hospitals received top marks in new report by Healthgrades.