Been a little while since we trolled the Overheard in New York blog for neighborhood insight. Some recent gems:
There Goes the NeighborhoodMore at Overheard, aka "the Metropolitan Diary it's okay to like."
Local guy: Man, wake up, you look like you from Wall Street.
Awakened yuppie: Yeah, something like that.
Local guy: Well, you in the hood now! You better get on that [train across the platform] right away!
--New Lots Avenue station
"And they were wearing old clothes non-ironically!"
Girl #1: This neighborhood has changed so much.
Girl #2: I know, I feel like we live in the ghetto now. There were actually children outside this morning. And they were yelling!
--N. 7th, Williamsburg
· Overheard in New York [overheardinnewyork.com]