Chalkboard Wisdom

Chalkboard Wisdom: Randall’s Gets Controversial on Grand Street [Updated]

Last modified October 1, 2018 at 10:10 am

Randall’s Barbecue opened on Grand Street in August to mediocre reviews. They’re now joking (and irking) with a double entendre of a sandwich board outside the entrance. The two-toned message – “Let us get you drunk and fill you with our meat.” One reader quipped, “Really obnoxious, particularly given recent headlines (i.e. Brett Kavanaugh). What […]

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Chalkboard Wisdom: Hurling Vegan Insults

Posted February 21, 2013 at 12:02 pm

The subject of this installment is the sandwichboard outside Georgia’s East Side BBQ on Orchard Street.

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Chalkboard Wisdom: E.T. Phones for Caffeine

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 1:16 am

Even E.T. needs his caffeine fix in order to properly phone home.

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Chalkboard Wisdom: Guilt for Lent

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 1:16 am

Georgia’s Eastside BBQ at 192 Orchard Street is an always-reliable source for our Chalkboard Wisdom photo series.

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Chalkboard Wisdom: How Are Things on East Houston?

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 1:16 am

The brick storefront of 137 East Houston has recently become a breathing street-level discussion board.

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Chalkboard Wisdom: Exit 9 Pushes Occupy Wall Street Schedule

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 1:16 am

Exit 9 wants the neighborhood to know about Occupy Wall Street. More after the jump!

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Chalkboard Wisdom: Grumpy Ghostbusters

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 1:16 am

Welcome back to another installment of Chalkboard Wisdom, in which we periodically highlight some of the notable sandwich board messages around the Lower East Side.

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Chalkboard Wisdom: An Choi Hunger

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 1:16 am

An Choi at 85 Orchard Street playfully channels Full Metal Jacket for their chalkboard announcement. “Me Hungry Long Time.”

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Chalkboard Wisdom: Beavis & Butthead, Huh Huh

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 1:16 am

In mid-July, epic news broke that his highness Mike Judge was reviving the seminal 90s series Beavis & Butthead. And the general consensus across the internets seems to be that of relief and excitement. After all, it will be cool to see how the cartoon idiots interpret today’s music scene. Los Feliz at 109 Ludlow […]

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Chalkboard Wisdom: Lil’ Frankie’s

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 1:16 am

It appears that Lil’ Frankie’s on First Avenue will give you a “bro job” if you stay for pizza.  Thanks to Vanessa for sending along the photo. Have you spotted other funny chalkboard sayings around the neighborhood?  Send us your pictures so we can feature in our Chalkboard Wisdom series!

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