Archive for the ‘Little Italy’ Category

NYC: The Best Restau­rants Beget the Best Eat­ing Dis­or­ders

Well-dressed girl #1: You know what?
Well-dressed girl #2: What?
Well-dressed girl #1: Throw­ing up at work re­al­ly is­n’t as bad as it seems.

–Prince Street be­tween Lafayette & Mul­ber­ry

Waif #1: Ugh. I feel so fat…I feel so gross. I’m not go­ing to fit in­to any of my sum­mer clothes…I’ve been try­ing to be so good, go­ing to the gym every­day and every­thing.
Waif #2: You’re not fat.
Waif #1: Yes I am. You can on­ly say that be­cause you’re thin…I ate a sal­ad to­day for lunch. But then I just ate all of these sweet thinga­ma­jig­gies.

–W train

Over­heard by: No­ra S.

Co­lum­bia chick on cell: …I mean, like, yes­ter­day I to­tal­ly pigged out on sal­ad.

–116th & Broad­way

Over­heard by: djlindee

Wednes­day One-Lin­ers Look Ter­ri­ble in Neon Or­ange

20-some­thing woman to man: You’ve nev­er been ar­rest­ed? I have nev­er met any­one that has not been ar­rest­ed!

–Le Char­lot Restau­rant, Up­per East Side

An­gry guy on cell: If you ever send e‑mail to my fam­i­ly again, I will wait out­side your apart­ment door! (pause) I got ar­rest­ed! I spent Thanks­giv­ing in jail!

–11th & Uni­ver­si­ty

Over­heard by: Mis­sPinkKate

Man in US Cor­rec­tion­al Ser­vices jack­et to an­oth­er look­ing around hec­ti­cal­ly in a large crowd: Make sure we don’t lose him!

–Penn Sta­tion

Chub­by well-dressed black dude to skin­ny white geeky friends: Time in prison can be good for the soul!

–F Train

Over­heard by: Miss­Mae

Guy on cell: Yeah man, she’s like a young girl, and she’s dri­ving me nuts. It’s like al­ways a fight with her. I mean, she’s so young, yo… But yeah, I mean, she’s a sweet­heart. I mean, she’s a good girl. So young. Like, we’ve been to­geth­er for 7 months and that ain’t noth­ing to me, but to her it’s a big deal. And I’m all like, shit, I’ve been in jail for longer than 7 months, you know, so I don’t know what she’s bitch­ing about. I don’t need her to make me mis­er­able. I can make my­self mis­er­able.

–Metro-North Train

Over­heard by: Meaghan

Fran Dresch­er sound-alike: What’s wrong with you? Don’t ap­plaud, I’m go­ing to jail!

–Eight Mile Creek, Mull­ber­ry Street

Over­heard by: Adam Nathan