Category Archives: Random New York

Diet food for dogs: only in New York

Seen displayed in a pet shop on Driggs Avenue in Williamsburg. No more porky pooches with the Atkins diet for canines! Advertisements

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Revolutionary Graffiti in Alphabet City

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Mrs Suspicious lives in the West Village

Suspect your nanny is roughing up the kids or that your husband is playing away? Then get yourself down to the Spy Store in the West Village for some top-notch surveillance goodies. Go now before the paranoia wears off!  

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Free Bungle! Brooklyn bear behind bars

Again, apropos nothing, there is a random teddy bearing a striking resemblance to Bungle from Rainbow imprisoned on Greenpoint Avenue in Brooklyn. Why, why, why?  

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Seeing Stars: Psychic New York

For some unbeknown reason  – and New York magazine offers some interesting explanations  – storefront psychics do a roaring trade here in Manhattan. They’re absolutely everywhere!

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NYC’s most judgemental hardware store

Spied on 9th Avenue in Hell’s Kitchen. Especially loving the total absence of context.

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First of all, can I just say this is deeply patronising…

Randomly spotted in the staff area of the otherwise hilarious Trailer Park Lounge in Chelsea was this bizarrely worded list of edicts. I can’t imagine the manager was popular with the servers after sharing such arbitrary gems as ‘do not start sentences … Continue reading

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