La­dy look­ing at an­oth­er wom­an’s Ro­man san­dals: I don’t like those Je­sus-lookin’ san­dals!

–The Vil­lage

Girl: Do flats make your butt look big?

–9th St & 3rd Ave

Over­heard by: Matt Mor­gan

Guy with faux-hawk: You know in Pee-wee’s Big Ad­ven­ture, af­ter he los­es his bike and every­one around him is rid­ing bi­cy­cles? I feel that way with high-tops right now.

–14th & 1st

Over­heard by: Heather

(trendy, skin­ny, Up­per West Side woman on side­walk is star­ing down at her feet and look­ing con­cerned)
Prep­py 30-some­thing boyfriend: I think your toes look bet­ter in those san­dals.

–86th & Broad­way

Over­heard by: Sushene

Girl: My un­cle is gay, like, fly­ing-out-of-his-loafers gay.

–W 67th & Broad­way

Over­heard by: magical-newyork.blogspot.com

Fe­male cop to two male cops: So he’s stand­ing there, re­al­ly well dressed, nice shoes, and all of a sud­den he pulls out this big, big (voice drops) bon­er, and says “Give me the shoes!”

–Con­ti­nen­tal Ave Sta­tion, For­est Hills