No one is safe on Twitter, not even one of the most beloved (and apparently at times just “tolerated”) cities in the world. Here are 15 of the best times Tweeters centered their sardonic sights on NYC and hit it right between the eyes…
If someone you know is thinking about moving to New York City you should not hold back when describing the garbage smells in the summer.
— Dorsey Shaw (@dorseyshaw) July 23, 2014
New York is the world capital of frozen urine puddles this morning.
— Tom Ceraulo (@tceraulo) February 20, 2015
A young woman just stepped into a crowded crosswalk in midtown, knelt down, and tied her shoe. Most amazing thing I have ever seen.
— Paul Ford (@ftrain) May 1, 2014
Garbage bags covered in snow: New York City's winter shrubbery.
— Molly Knefel (@mollyknefel) February 3, 2014
The metrocard swipe is one of the few moments of public performance we have each day. Relish it. Rise to the occasion. Nail that swipe.
— Jody Avirgan (@jodyavirgan) April 11, 2014
I prefer regular taxis to Uber in NYC cause the driver and I can both treat each other like shit without worrying about getting a bad grade
— billy eichner (@billyeichner) June 16, 2015
Welcome to New York City! Where it smells like your toilet just did an hour of Bikram Yoga.
— Liana Maeby (@lianamaeby) June 1, 2011
To buy breakfast from a street cart with pocket change is one of NYC's tiny pleasures. Even if the coffee tastes like pencils.
— Valerie (@lapinski) April 2, 2014
I bet the worst part about life in a leper colony is that one guy who keeps complaining about how much better the pizza is in New York.
— Julieanne Smolinski (@BoobsRadley) August 4, 2013
I like that characters traveling to New York City is a whole genre of movie sequel.
— John Mulaney (@mulaney) June 8, 2012
.@BarackObama it's too cold
— billy eichner (@billyeichner) February 19, 2015
Featured cover image: Aurellen Gulchard