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”


NYC Baby Names: Isabella, Jayden Most Popular Names For Third Straight Year.

For the third straight year, Isabella and Jayden reign as the most popular baby names in New York City.

Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Health Commissioner Thomas Farley announced the list of New York’s top names for tots on Tuesday and said more than 600 Isabellas and more than 800 Jaydens were registered in 2011.

Bloomberg added, “A baby born in New York City has a life expectancy 2.5 years longer than the national average in no small part due to our bold public health initiatives. This means we can expect to see many of the very popularly named Isabellas and Jaydens – like these two little ones with us today – more than 80 years from now.” Continue reading “BIG APPLE BABIES”