[REPOST] Think These New York City Neighborhoods Are Unfriendly? Think Again.

Murray Hill, Manhattan, New York City
Murray Hill, Manhattan, New York City
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New York City always get a bad rap about being unfriendly to strangers and tourists, but new data actually shows that we've got some of the friendliest neighborhoods! Many of them have a stereotypical makeup of "Frat Bros", "Uptight Moms", or "Snobs" but these neighborhoods end up receiving the most incoming friend requests of all.

The team from Friendthem, a social connectivity app that helps people send friend requests across multiple platforms, recently compiled a list of the top neighborhoods in Manhattan with the most incoming friend requests.

  1. Murray Hill
  2. Financial District
  3. West Village
  4. Chelsea
  5. Lower East Side
  6. Greenwich Village
  7. East Village
  8. Flatiron/Gramercy
  9. Hell’s Kitchen
  10. Midtown
  11. Upper East Side
  12. TriBeCa
  13. Chinatown
  14. Upper West Side

Maybe that Murray HIll stranger isn't so unfriendly after all! Download Friendthem for FREE on the iTunes App Store

Originally published on February 11th, 2017

Emily O'Hanlon

Emily O'Hanlon

Contributing Writer

Emily is a Long Island Native, with close ties to Queens and Brooklyn. She loves playing the ukulele, traveling to interesting cities, experimenting with different cuisines, and petting as many dogs as possible.

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