Category Archives: NYC

Best company tagline ever?

Spotted this bumper sticker on a magazine dispenser on 116th and Broadway. Love this slogan.

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Brutally Honest Truth in Advertising?

Spotted in Manhattan (more below the picture): It’s unfortunate that there’s scaffolding in the way (such a feature of Manhattan life in itself), but hopefully you can see that the awning on this store says “15TH BEST CLEANERS”. For the … Continue reading

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Crash Course in Bagpipes

Now and again, I have one of those experiences that remind me why living in New York kicks so much ass. As if I needed to be reminded! At a quarter to two today, I remembered that I needed to … Continue reading

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What do Led Zeppelin fans do when they grow up?

Answer: become interior designers. Or contractors. Or possibly both. I spotted this van last Saturday while stuck in the never-ending traffic jam that is Canal Street. (Doesn’t matter whether you’re going to Jersey or Brooklyn, it’s always a clustercuss.)

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A glimpse into the New York netherworld

Saw this over the lunch hour while walking about. You’re looking at a photo of an open cellar in the sidewalk in front of the Forbidden Planet comic book shop. Some employee had opened the solid metal lid(s) that go … Continue reading

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