missed connections

Star-Crossed Love in the Dairy Aisle of Trader Joe’s at Essex Crossing

Posted November 21, 2018 at 5:08 am

It has finally happened – a Craigslist Missed Connection reared itself in the heart of the new Trader Joe’s at Essex Crossing! Nothing screams romance quite like dairy aisle empathy on Grand Street. You’re the cute guy who checked the stock room to see if there was more Half & Half. There were none, and […]

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Someone is Printing out Missed Connections and Posting Them on the Street

Posted October 8, 2018 at 5:04 am

The Craigslist Missed Connections sub-category, an endless form of entertainment, is now the subject of an apparent street campaign. Someone is printing out the online posts and distributing flyers of same. The links included at the bottom of each of the handbills forwards to the relevant Craigslist post. Most have since expired. Or this is […]

Missed Connection Post Revives Thoughts of Three-Day Marriage from 1989

Posted January 28, 2014 at 12:13 pm

On the fair L Train is where one vexed New Yorker lays his scene. This well-scripted swan song found its way onto Craigslist’s “Missed Connections” a few days ago. And boy is it something. Allegedly married for three days back in ’89 to win a college bet, these two semi-lovebirds lost touch when Romeo had […]

Missed Connections in a Thermals Mosh Pit at the Bowery

Posted June 7, 2013 at 10:07 am

This could be a first. Or maybe not. One female Thermals fan in attendance at the second Bowery Ballroom show last week immediately took to Craigslist to find her true love. The one who helped her out of the mosh pit, which we vouch as being pretty jumpy. The star-crossed lover wrote simply, “I joined […]

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Map Showing Where the Missed Connections Occur in Each State

Posted February 20, 2013 at 1:27 pm

One social cartographer out there created a map that outlines the location where such encounters transpire in each state.

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Woman Gets the Golden Eye from Daniel Craig on St. Mark’s Place

Posted February 8, 2013 at 11:24 am

If it’s to be believed, this wishful Moneypenny got the golden eye from Bond, James Bond.

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Open Letter to a Potential Date Rapist

Posted January 29, 2013 at 10:19 am

Most “Missed Connections” living on Craigslist are populated by star-crossed city dwellers who couldn’t muster the courage to ask someone out. What follows is the polar opposite.

Help This Reader Find His “Missed Connection” from the Williamsburg Bridge

Posted September 7, 2012 at 11:23 am

This is certainly a first – one hopeless romantic out there decided to use Bowery Boogie as the proverbial missed connections switchboard.

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Clean this Dude’s Fridge for $30

Posted June 14, 2012 at 11:25 am

Surfing the “Gigs” section of Craigslist is almost as fun as reading the Missed Connections personals.

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Desperately Seeking the Good Samaritan on Ludlow

Last modified April 30, 2012 at 8:10 am

Missed Connections is seemingly where all the cool kids go to find those who made the truest of impressions. Or to track down Good Samaritans who helped a woman after a truck ran over her foot at the corner of Rivington and Ludlow.