Well WE think of our great state as, friendly. But we LIVE here. Does Massachusetts have America’s FRIENDLIEST town?
New Yorkers speak their mind. New Englanders, not so much!! You just feel it. But, that depends what part of New England we’re talking about.
Being from Cambridge comic Lenny Clarke has no problem speaking his mind! But, he’s friendly, even though Cambridge didn’t make the list.
What Make’s A Town Friendly?
How about a bar where everybody knows your name? What’s more friendly than that? How about having the oldest ballpark in the country, where people meet to celebrate America’s past time, singing Sweet Caroline. But yet, Boston is not on the list? When I left Boston in the 1980’s, I had the chance to work in Philly, Hartford, New York and Chicago. While they are all great cities, I still missed home. Chicago was surprisingly friendly. But that comes with being a mid-west city. Philly was a tougher version of New York. But had the provincial charm, like Boston, with lot of neighborhoods. Hartford didn’t know if they liked the Yankees or the Red Sox, but I liked it.
According to Tripstodiscover.com, 16 towns across our great country are considered the most friendly. No, they didn’t choose the list with fancy, scientific metrics. But they are a travel website, so maybe they are on to something. So, let’s answer that question: Does Massachusetts have America’s FRIENDLIEST town?