The 2015 Unfriendliest Cities In The U.S.

UNFRIENDLIEST CITIES: 3. ATLANTIC CITY, NEW JERSEY

Up from no. 4 last year, A.C. can’t seem to catch a break. “It’s a strange, split-personality town: an odd mix of grinding poverty and over-the-top conspicuous consumption. The promise of casino-funded urban renewal never really materialized.” But for some, the “honky tonk” vibe, “smell of salty seawater and fried food,” and “dancing to ’70s and ’80s hits at Boogie Nights in the Tropicana Casino” held a “tacky” appeal.The 2015 Unfriendliest Cities In The U.S.