UGH, TOURISTS

Exploring New York CityNEW YORK (AP) — For sharp-elbowed New Yorkers accustomed to walking where they need to go at a big-city pace, the holiday season is hardly the most wonderful time of the year.

An estimated 5 million tourists who flock to the city between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day to see the tree at Rockefeller Center, the bright lights of Times Square and the Empire State Building often clog the sidewalks in an agonizingly slow procession that grates at locals and turns them into sidewalk Scrooges. Continue reading “UGH, TOURISTS”

New York Voted Dirtiest, Rudest, And Loudest City In The United States

New York City, with its abundance of trash, pushy pedestrians, and siren-filled cacophony, apparently reigns as the country’s dirtiest, rudest, and loudest city.

A survey conducted by Travel +Leisure asked readers to rank 35 metropolitan areas in those categories. New York’s poor ratings aren’t exactly surprising. In fact they’re a bit yawn-worthy. Continue reading “New York Voted Dirtiest, Rudest, And Loudest City In The United States”