Burly black man: I'm just not a flirty person.
–10th St & 4th Ave
Odd woman consoling her friend: You see, he could be a diamond, but he chooses to be coal! And here you are, sparkling!
Woman on cell: So I says to him, 'that Sue* is a good woman! You want to make her your shorty? You better get your shit together and approach her the right way!'
–14th & 7th
Straight white male on cell: I want to punish her for making me feel insecure.
–8th Ave & 19th St
Overheard by: Lisa Levy