I think this is quite possibly my favorite road sign in New York:
You can find this decaying sign on Seagirt Boulevard just before you cross the bridge to Atlantic Beach in south Queens.
But the real question is: what the heck . . .
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I challenge you to find worse:
Put in all the cutesy fonts you want, this still feels like the least wholesome ice cream parlor on the planet.
I was scouting in the Richmond Hill neighborhood of Queens today when I saw this tree that appears to be devouring its “SLOW – CHILDREN AT PLAY” sign.
I’ve seen signs with bark wrap-over before, but here it seems like the tree is on the verge of gulping the sign down.
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I was waiting forever in heavy traffic on Norfolk Street to turn onto the Williamsburg Bridge when I noticed this sign. It seems pretty old (I’m sure that crossed circle was once red), and the more I thought about it, the more I decided that it has to be the most abstract official traffic sign in the city.
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