Rachel in New York City says one of her students proudly presented her with this card, adding, “I think it speaks for itself.”
Entries Tagged as 'New York'
February 14th, 2013 · 32 Comments
January 12th, 2013 · 45 Comments
At Westside Market in New York City, a cheesemonger gives his final two (hundred and ninety-nine) cents:
extra credit: Meet The Mysterious Cheesemonger Behind The Quotable Fromage [gothamist.com]
extra extra credit: A Collection of Curiously Eccentric Cheese Labels [nymag.com]
December 10th, 2012 · 23 Comments
Spotted, appropriately enough, in New York’s Theater District (though I guess Hell’s Kitchen would have made sense, too):
related: Toy Story meets The Office
November 27th, 2012 · 23 Comments
“You can’t tell from the photo,” our submitter says, “but the paper quality of this notice is above average. I guess there’s no cheap printer paper for angry Upper East Side residents!”
Although our submitter admits she was surprised this wasn’t posted by a Wall Street Journal subscriber, I’d say this more or less fits with the unique approach of the typical New York Times subscriber. WSJ-ers, on the other hand…
related: Comrades, take notice!
extra extra credit: “Commie Mints”
August 28th, 2012 · 37 Comments
Visiting her friend’s apartment for the first time, Kristin in New York City couldn’t help but notice that the entryway was completely covered with ALL CAPS notes from the building’s landlord. Among her favorites was this meta-monstrosity.
Says Kristin: “I love how his tone is over-the-top aggressive, but his actual threat isn’t that scary, given that, as far as I could tell, he’s the only one putting up signs.”
Another of Kristin’s favorites was this one, about water usage. “I’m not sure how overuse of water in New York impacts people in Haiti, but OK!”
related: Love, the Landlord
August 27th, 2012 · 48 Comments
These two different approaches to the same problem were submitted within minutes of each other.
Exhibit a) From Hipsterville, Brooklyn, Like a Sir, as spotted by Kaitlin:
Exhibit b) From Niceville, Minnesota, Killing you with Kindness, as spotted by Bitsy:
related: All the news that’s fit to steal
July 18th, 2012 · 26 Comments
“This was posted on the elevator door in my building,” says Konstantin in NYC. “It refers to the marijuana plant left in a pot right in front of the building for over a week. I love my neighbors…”
Psst, Whiteboy — perhaps a guard dog is in order?
Meanwhile, in Seattle…
related: The Orchid Thief
February 1st, 2012 · 47 Comments
There’s the typical New York City note…
And then there’s the Willamette Valley way…
related: Completely valid rebuttals
January 26th, 2012 · 48 Comments
Jen in Astoria takes the Q69 bus to work every morning, so she’s quite familiar with the infamous Tony. “I hadn’t seen them in some time,” she says, until catching a glimpse of this beauty just a few days ago. (“Apparently,” she adds, “the chick is still pissed.”)
Meanwhile, elsewhere in Astoria…
related: The Tale of Tony Q-69
December 1st, 2011 · 77 Comments
As someone with a small bladder, Becky of Apostrophe Catastrophes says she’s peed in many a hotel lobby bathroom, but this was the first time she’s encountered a passive-aggressive note in the process.
“Ironically,” she says, on this occasion, “I actually was staying in one of the rooms they hint at in the note.”