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17 Everyday Moments That Will Make Any New Yorker Smile

Katherine Ripley Katherine Ripley

17 Everyday Moments That Will Make Any New Yorker Smile

Sometimes, it’s the little things in life that can fill you with the greatest feelings of happiness. Here are 17 everyday moments that will make any New Yorker smile:

 

1. When you get down into the station and the train is right there for you

2. When someone sees you running and holds the doors

3. When you finish a chapter right as you get to your subway stop

[Susan Sermonetta]
[Susan Sermonetta]
4. When someone apologizes for bumping into you and actually means it

5. When you’re late, but you still get to work before you’re boss

6. When you have time to stop by your favorite restaurant/deli/Chipotle

[Estelle Spencer]
[Estelle Spencer]
7. When someone leaves a New York Times for you to read

8. When you happen to spot a celebrity (or maybe just a look-alike but you can pretend)

9. When you find money on the sidewalk/at the laundromat/in your couch

[tjsatxmom/Flickr]
[tjsatxmom/Flickr]
10. When Whole Foods is giving out free samples

11. When you make it home just before the downpour starts

12. When you get home before your roommates and you have a little quiet time

13. When you’re crossing the bridge and see a beautiful sunset

[Patricio Gonzalez/Flickr]
[Patricio Gonzalez/Flickr]
14. When someone holds open the door of your building when you have your hands full

15. When you get to go to bed early

16. When you get to sleep in

17. Or, when you wake up to a view like this

[Anthony Quintano/Flickr]
[Anthony Quintano/Flickr]
 

Cover photo credit: styleandthecity

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