Urban Etiquette

Jayshells Lampoons MTA Recruitment Flyers

Posted August 2, 2012 at 6:18 am

Prolific street artist Jayshells, the genius behind that guerrilla urban etiquette traffic sign campaign, is back with plenty more tongue-in-cheekery.

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Do Not Piss in This Delancey Doorway!

Posted July 18, 2012 at 6:16 am

Here on the Lower East Side, there is no doubt a direct correlation between the proliferation of nightlife and the frequency of doorway pissers. We’ve been through this time and again, as it happens every weekend like clockwork.

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Stanton Street Dog Dumping Grounds

Posted April 27, 2012 at 6:19 am

Stanton Street residents, particularly those living near the corner of Chrystie, are incensed by the increasing amount of dog shit in the immediate vicinity.

Lower East Side Serial Dog Feeder on the Loose

Posted December 8, 2011 at 10:09 am

There’s apparently a serial dog feeder on the loose in the neighborhood. Details inside!

Subway Cell Phone Etiquette Pondered

Posted October 5, 2011 at 10:14 am

The annoyance quotient on city subways is entering uncharted territory.

Jay Shells Urban Etiquette Sign Spotted Outside Billy’s Antiques

Posted September 20, 2011 at 6:41 am

Downtown sightings of Jay Shells’ brilliant new urban etiquette campaign are becoming more prevalent.

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East Houston Sign Provides Instructions on How to Open a Door

Posted June 21, 2011 at 6:18 am

Sometimes the most simplistic letters to tenants from management are quite comical.  Like this particular sign, spotted in the entrance to 177 East Houston.  Apparently the building residents and their guests need specific instructions on how to operate a standard door in a New York City apartment. The letter reads: Attention tenants! The front door […]

Lower East Side BID Takes Stand Against Dog Shit

Posted May 5, 2011 at 6:09 am

The BID just started getting serious with dog shit, but will canine owners pay heed? More after the jump!

Jersey Street Etiquette

Posted April 28, 2011 at 6:09 am

Jersey Street is a frequent target of public urination and defecation. See how the neighbors responded, after the jump!

Bike Battle at 264 Bowery

Posted April 8, 2011 at 6:18 am

264 Bowery doesn’t want you locking bikes to its entrance. Though, not everyone is listening.