Father to daughter: Girl, whatchu doing? You tryin’a go to cross the bridge? You tryin’a go to Brooklyn? You want some cheesecake? Some crack?
–Centre St & Park Row
Overheard by: Barry P.
NYU social planner: I wanted to get all the freshmen out of the city for a little so I took them to Brooklyn.
–Main Building, NYU
Girl on cell: I’m not going to Brooklyn sober!
–12th & Broadway
Woman on cell: So are you in town this weekend or in Brooklyn?
–39th & 8th
Overheard by: The Lovely Miss Katie
Chick: Do you know the rules for being in Brooklyn?
–Law office, 54th & 5th
Overheard by: The legal intern
Bill Batson: It’s like the Native Americans all over again. Brooklynites, we’re indigenous. And now Manhattan wants Manifest Destiny.
–Vanderbilt & Dekalb, Fort Greene, Brooklyn
Overheard by: Larissa Kyzer
Little boy: I’m not going to Brooklyn! It’s stupid!
–110th & Broadway