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”