Overheard At The Greenpoint Post Office

December 18, 2013 ·
Filed under: 11222, Greenpoint, Greenpoint Brooklyn, Greenpoint Magic 

welcometohellNYS

I am not mailing state secrets, I just want first class postage.

The Word On The Street, Part II: Point/Counterpoint

February 16, 2013 ·
Filed under: 11206, Bushwick, Bushwick Brooklyn, The Word On The Street 

Melrose Street

usmail

Evergreen Avenue

payup

(Taken February 16, 2013.)

New York Shitty Day Starter: The Word On The Street

From Porter Avenue.

Williamsburg Photo Du Jour: No Problem

February 7, 2010 ·
Filed under: 11211, Criminal Activity, Williamsburg, Williamsburg Brooklyn 

Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night stays these couriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds.

The James Farley Post Office in our fair city proclaims just this! Contrary to popular belief, this is not the motto of the United States Postal Service. It is derived from Herodotus‘s account of the couriers of the Persian Empire. The above (which hails from Richardson Street) is, conversely, 100% Brooklyn.

Speaking as someone who has had her mail stolen*, I want to see THIS carved in stone.

Miss Heather

P.S.: I don’t know who this mailman is but I want him (or her) on my route.

*An unemployment check no less. Endorsed in shaky handwriting and presented at a local check cashing establishment. It was seized. In a nutshell: someone who is clearly NOT Polish should not try to cash checks issued to someone with a clearly Slavic name in Greenpoint. AKA: Little Poland. This isn’t racism. This is common sense.

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