Last modified March 20, 2015 at 10:24 am
Fresh off the boat newcomers to New York City are forced to learn fairly quickly about the way things work in this town. It’s a science, as any longtime denizen will tell you. There is proper protocol for every bit of minutia from subway etiquette to walking the sidewalks and hailing cabs. Volumes (or videos) […]
Posted March 27, 2014 at 6:03 am
Apparently, some klepto yanked a small table from outside Cafe Katja. The restaurant is obviously not pleased, and penned this rather subdued little note to the thief. It’s posted to some of the light poles near the Orchard Street entrance. The gist of the letter is, basically, don’t fuck with Katja. Attention Table Thief Hey, […]
Posted February 17, 2014 at 10:01 am
Usually when urban etiquette signage leads off with the phrase, “we’re all adults here,” there’s bound to be something great in tow. In this case, we turn to the boozy Prohibition Bakery at 9 Clinton Street. This handwritten caution sign is taped to the front door. We’re all adults here. You know that snow and slush […]
Posted October 1, 2013 at 6:00 am
One fact of life about living in the heart of Hell Square is that drunken bar-goers will urinate or defecate in your doorway. So it’s never too surprising when handwritten urban etiquette signs appear as a first line of defense. The one in question today resides by the entrance of 153 Ludlow Street. The twenty-five […]
Posted September 26, 2013 at 6:10 am
Joy’s Flowers and Gifts opened in the spring of 2012, and became a most welcome establishment. There’s a shortage of quality florists in the neighborhood, and this spot at 40 Hester Street fits the bill. Joy will outfit your apartment with all the greenery you might need, even if the tenement gets little to no […]
Posted May 9, 2013 at 6:30 am
To be honest, our first impression was that artist Jay Shells was behind the new signs.
Posted March 28, 2013 at 6:10 am
Obsessing about urban etiquette in New York City is nothing new.
Posted March 15, 2013 at 6:40 am
Speaking of Delancey Plaza, the semi-permanent “park space” has officially been christened by the Department of Transportation.
Last modified January 4, 2013 at 6:18 am
The signs are everywhere, yet people disobey. Don’t feed the pigeons!