America's Rudest Cities 2010
No. 2 New York City
In a city where yelling, “What are you lookin’ at?” counts as small talk, it’s no surprise that The Big Apple scored so poorly. So what? They win in so many other categories—big-name restaurants, luxury stores, theater—that they know you’ll probably put up with it anyway. The city also ranks a horn-honking No. 34 for peace and quiet.