Archive for August, 2008

Piano Man

August 31, 2008

Claiming to be the 1st ever to bring a piano onto the NYC subway, this sterling fellow jockeys 4 uprights bought on craigslist around the streets of lower manhattan for busking purposes. A passerby was quoted as saying “Man what are you doin’ here?”

A Tad Difficult

August 30, 2008

A recent NYC CL nanny search ad generated a flurry of media coverage, including this New York Times writeup. The mother of 4 who authored the ad is reportedly thinking book deal.

I don’t want someone who has a lot of theories on the right way to raise kids, because in the end, I’m just a woman doing my best. I’m willing to learn from you, or anyone, but not so much about how i should parent my spawn. teach me to knit. introduce me to yoga, the white stripes, russian literature or the best place to get a burger in the village at 2Am, but do not tell me to put star stickers on a good boy chart. stickers irritate me.

Mow and Go

August 29, 2008

Custom unicycle lawnmower for sale, looks like a pretty sweet ride

Full posting is here

August 28, 2008

CL discussion forums surpassed the 100 million postings mark today

Unlike classifieds (which recently topped 800 million), forum postings are threaded, and don’t expire.

Couch for Sale

August 7, 2008

Dozen or so felines do not appear to be included:

Hmmm, wonder if there are any claw marks on this one?