Your Overheard Guide to New York

Guy #1: Well, to the west is Chelsea, down past 14th Street is the Village, uptown is Harlem, down past Houston is Soho; the Lower East Side is South past the Village.
Guy #2: What’s this area called?
Guy #1: I have no idea…

–15th & 2nd

Overheard by: Bucky Turco

Old tour man: This is Chelsea, where the homosexual male and homosexual female live. To the right you can spot an interesting haircut on that man. That’s called a Tommyhawk haircut.

–Gray Line bus, 14th & 7th

Overheard by: Hank Luxford