05/31/2011 07:06 am ET Updated Jul 31, 2011

7 Most Overrated Things About New York (PHOTOS)

I spend a lot of time in New York. I even rent a loft in Queens, and as I write this, I'm currently back in New York. As you can probably guess, I love the place. So when the New York office of Penguin Books, which published my book "OverRated: The 50 Most Overhyped Things in History," asked me to tweet my choices for New York's most overrated things, I knew that this was no time for personal gripes. There is no shortage of hype in NYC - so here, in more than 140 characters, are 7 things about New York that seriously get more hype than they deserve. As followers of #markjuddery already know, these are 7 Overrated Things about New York...