Now, New Yorkers aren’t as rude as rumor would have it. Neighbors really do get to know one another, and people on the street really are friendly when rush hour isn’t hustling them along in rapid human torrents.The Day A Bus Driver Hugged Me1.5K6James FinnDennettJul 19, 2018·1 min readThat has been my experience. As Southerners, we are told how cold, rude, and unfriendly New Yorkers are. Not true. Busy, yes, but always helpful and kind.