Greenpoint Dog Doo Sign Du Jour: Reciprocity

January 8, 2010 ·
Filed under: 11222, Dog Shit Signage, Greenpoint, Greenpoint Brooklyn, Greenpoint Magic 

Grammatical error aside, I really like the way this person thinks. The arrow pointing to the offender’s residence is an inspired touch.

Miss Heather

New York Shitty Day Ender: Neighborhood Courtesy

November 28, 2009 ·
Filed under: 11222, Dog Shit Signage, Greenpoint, Greenpoint Brooklyn, Greenpoint Magic 


From Manhattan Avenue.

Miss Heather

Reader Contribution Du Jour: SH*T

November 24, 2009 ·
Filed under: 11222, Dog Shit Signage, Greenpoint, Greenpoint Brooklyn, Greenpoint Magic 


Jay Lombard (who discovered and forwarded me this lovely item) notes:

On eagle street… Just a turd’s throw from the shit tits

How very appropriate. What I want to know about is a dog that doesn’t shit!

Miss Heather

Reader Contribution du Jour: Poop Talk

November 6, 2009 ·
Filed under: 11222, Dog Shit Signage, Greenpoint, Greenpoint Brooklyn, Greenpoint Magic 



Amy (who forwarded me the above photographs) writes:

hi, i just came across this note while walking my own dog, gladys.

notice how he or she spelled “filthy.”

gladys and are not responsible for the rogue shit (found on the corner of herbert and humboldt in greenpoint). it does appear as if gladys was trying to eat it though. she was. i do not condone this behavior.

Let this be a warning to you, rogue dog owners. This is the “new and improved” Greenpoint;we have standards!

Miss Heather

East Williamsburg Photo du Jour: Champ


I have featured the work of “Super” from Montrose Avenue on a number of occasions. (You can see the gradual evolution of this sign by clicking here and here.) Needless to say when I saw this, his latest and fifth attempt, I had to pass it along here. The blue ribbon reading “Champ” is a nice touch— and is very well deserved!

Miss Heather

East Williamsburg Photo Du Jour: Dear Sir/Madam


It would appear the gentrification of Meserole Street is bravely marching on despite the sour economy. Note how the author of this missive not only addresses his (or her) readers as “sir” and “madam” but he even saw fit to laminate his tome. This person is a class act.

Miss Heather

An East Williamsburg PSA: To Who(m) It May Concern

October 20, 2009 ·
Filed under: 11206, Dog Shit Signage, East Williamsburg, East Williamsburg Brooklyn 


To who it may concern & you know who you ARE! There is a LAW prohibiting depositing you dog’s PHOOch! in trash cans other than your OWN. Sence there is a consistant ingonrance of this ON your behalf, I feel obligated to apprise you, this area will be under electronic watch. So when you are charged for violating the law you cannot claim ignorance of it!

So there!

Miss Heather

A North 7 Street PSA: NO KARL

October 12, 2009 ·
Filed under: 11211, Dog Shit Signage, Williamsburg, Williamsburg Brooklyn 



I was unable to ascertain whether or not this was addressed to north Brooklyn’s architect of choice (Karl Fischer)— but I wouldn’t rule it out. Although the architect of this aborted attempt at a condo appears to be Michael Muroff, who knows? Maybe the author of this missive knows something the Department of Buildings doesn’t? In any case I am pleased to see someone made use of the word “fucktard”.

Miss Heather

Williamsburg Photos Du Jour: Southside Duet

September 28, 2009 ·
Filed under: Dog Shit Signage, Williamsburg, Williamsburg Brooklyn 


Kent Avenue


South 6 Street

Miss Heather

Morris Park Photos Du Jour: Signs

August 30, 2009 ·
Filed under: Bloomblight, Bronx, Dog Shit Signage 

As I indicated previously, today the Mister and I took our “staycation” to the Bronx. The objective of this trip was partake of real, honest-to-god Italian food in New York City’s lesser known “Little Italy”. I will go into the gustatory part of our trip a little later. This post is going to focus on the great variety of signage to be found in my former stomping grounds.

There were plenty run-of-the-mill signs of pick up your dog poo/stay of my lawn variety to be certain. On the other hand there were a quite few that stood head and shoulders above the others— or simply made you scratch your head and say “What the fuck”? Enjoy!

White Plains Road



This is not a sign per se, but it does make light of a failure to communicate.


Morris Park Avenue


A very Morris Park stimulus plan.


It’s the economy stupid!

I cannot find the words to describe this one. That’s why I shot video instead!




Not here to shop? If so, this bodega says beat it!

Haight Avenue




Rhinelander Avenue



This sight made me feel right at home.


Nothing like some good ol’ Bloomblight to bring two boroughs together! (For those of you who are wondering, the inside looks even worse than the outside.) But back to signs— and the strangest pair of messages I have ever seen gracing a single storefront. The following hail from 1084 Morris Park Avenue.


Sure, this one seems simple enough— but look at its companion found six feet to the left.


The stars-n-stripes, Lady Liberty and… HIV?

And with this puzzler I will conclude this installment of my Morris Park adventure. Next up: a selection of Morrisparkitecture. Stay tuned!

Miss Heather

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