New York tops magazines 'rudest cities' list

January 24, 2012 5:29:57 AM PST
It has the best theaters, the top restaurants and the most beautiful parks. New York City tops a lot of lists, but now the Big Apple has a dubious distinction according to "Travel and Leisure" magazine.

It named New York America's rudest city, beating out Miami and Washington, D.C.

The magazine citied the city's "flamboyant, bird-flipping spirit."

Perhaps too many New Yorkers have brushed past tourists as they've rushed through Times Square or other crowded spots.

More than 44,000 people responded to the survey.

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