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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!   Advertisements

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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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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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Attention ladies! Pornstars welcomed, but no hookers…

I spied this on a phone box at 47th and 6th today… it’s perhaps the most specific, demanding yet hilarious personal ad EVER (full text typed out beneath the picture). I’m praying this is a joke, but if not – oh my, is this guy … Continue reading

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The very definition of arbitrary

Near City Hall. I’ve no doubt this is well-intentioned, but seriously? What’s next? Malaria Lane? Diabetes Avenue?

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Freaky ‘brides in the bath’ window display

Mac Felder Plumbing in Hell’s Kitchen clearly decided that channelling Madame Tussaud’s Chamber of Horrors in their front window was a sure-fire way to win new business. But then, these are also the people who proudly brought the leather toilet seat to … Continue reading

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