The Curious Phenomenon of Boys Peeing on Chinatown Sidewalks

Posted on: August 14th, 2012 at 11:22 am by
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Drunken pissers aren’t the only folks giving the neighborhood a proverbial golden shower. There’s a phenomenon we’ve long encountered in Chinatown whereby parents encourage their young boys to drop trou in public. Even at the busiest of intersections and sidewalk junctions – outside the Essex Street Market, at the corner of Delancey and Eldridge, the median of Pike and Division Street. We could go on and on.

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The act is always rather shameless. Pants at ankles whizzing away, despite the usual torrent of sneers and strange looks from passersby. WTF!

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Essex Market, December 2011

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