Middle-aged woman: I really never cared for skiing, but I was so alone in my marriage, I found it was a great way to meet men. –Burritoville, 77th & 2nd Meathead #1, to meathead #2: Hey! Want to go to a ballroom club? –47th & Madison Guy, to passersby: Game of chess? Play chess? Chess?…Also got chronic. –Washington Square Park Overheard by: Phil
Indie guy: There are so many people here I know from MySpace, but none of them will look me in the face.
–Knitting Factory, Leonard Street
Guy: God, why is there always something with this place? Who are all of these lame yuppies here?
Girl: Who the fuck knows? But man, I swear, until White people learn how to dance, I am sooo boycotting shows at the Knitting Factory… –Knitting Factory, Leonard Street Overheard by: astralgirl01
Jogger girl #1: We should go out tonight to this cool new bar I heard of.
Jogger girl #2: Okay, where is it?
Jogger girl #1: Somewhere in the Fla-teer-on District.
Jogger girl #2: … You mean the Flatiron District?
Jogger girl #1: Oh my god, I’m such an idiot. I’ve been telling all my friends at work about it — why haven’t they corrected me? –88th & York Overheard by: Moderately amused
Girl: I’m pouring my heart out to you and all you can talk about is China Club! –47th between Broadway & 8th Overheard by: PJ
Thugged-out camp counselor: Twenty dollars to get in?! This place better have an open bar ‘n’ some shit! –Bronx Zoo Overheard by: EthanK Dude: Yo, this conversation is way too intellectual. Let’s go — I just wanna get drunk and find some hos… –56th & 8th Overheard by: JGT 30-ish dude on cell: Yeah, he was so drunk he tried to pay the tab with his health insurance card. Then he got mad when they wouldn’t take it. –43rd & 9th Guy on phone: That bar sounds awful. I’ll be right there! –53rd & 3rd
Girl: There’s a deli now.
Guy: They moved to Delhi?
Girl: No, there’s an Israeli deli there now, which tells you something about the scene.
Guy: I thought they moved to Delhi “where the trance scene is happening”. –27th street office
Little kid: No, you gotta do the secret handshake.
Little kid: The secret handshake! [Stands behind friend and starts thrusting his hips against friend’s rear.] Boom! Boom! Boom!
Little kid’s mom: Josh, that’s not nice! –65th & Broadway
Chick: My husband and I like to go to titty bars in the city. That’s why we get on so well — he likes girls and I like girls…. So, when you hang out with your buddies do you go to titty bars?
Dude: Er, not really — maybe once we went. –Radio City Fashion Rocks show Overheard by: Listening in the line
Columbia student #1: Would you like a free cookie from the Columbia anti-Socialist club?
Columbia student #2: Shouldn’t that be “earn a cookie”? –Morningside Heights Overheard by: Mary Phillips-Sandy
Fratboy: We went to that bar once cause I heard there were lots of skanks in there. But there were no skanks! It sucked. –outside Blue & Gold, East Village