public urination

Local Empire Tackles a Street Peeing Bro in Sketch [VIDEO]

Posted March 28, 2014 at 10:22 am

The call of the (urban) wild was inspiration behind this funny sketch by Local Empire, dubbed “Street Peeing.” Shot in the vein of a narrated nature documentary, the comedy crew follows a bro as he staggers home drunk looking for a place to urinate. This situation is familiar to anyone living or drinking around the […]

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Should the City Employ Piss Detectors for Subway Stations?

Posted January 3, 2014 at 11:33 am

The use of subway elevators and stairwells as a personal bathroom is undeniably an issue for cities all over the world. As vile as the public transit system can smell in New York, we can’t even begin to imagine how bad the stench must be during the dead of summer in southern metropolitan areas. Regardless, police […]

153 Ludlow Not the Best Place to Deposit ‘Body Wastes’

Posted October 1, 2013 at 6:00 am

One fact of life about living in the heart of Hell Square is that drunken bar-goers will urinate or defecate in your doorway. So it’s never too surprising when handwritten urban etiquette signs appear as a first line of defense. The one in question today resides by the entrance of 153 Ludlow Street. The twenty-five […]

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Napkin Series #3: Tinkletown in Chinatown

Posted March 1, 2013 at 6:48 am

Seeing Chinese children urinate on the sidewalks is almost as common as the constant hocking and snot-rocketing.

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Urinating Under the Lights of Orchard Street

Posted December 4, 2012 at 10:22 am

Early Sunday morning, this middle-aged chump stopped in the middle of the Orchard Street sidewalk to relieve himself. In plain sight. Not content to hide behind any of the many obstructions, the guy shamelessly furnished his brick and drained the lizard without a care in the world. The other hand was used to press the […]

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The Curious Phenomenon of Boys Peeing on Chinatown Sidewalks

Posted August 14, 2012 at 11:22 am

Drunken pissers aren’t the only folks giving the neighborhood a proverbial golden shower.

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Do Not Piss in This Delancey Doorway!

Posted July 18, 2012 at 6:16 am

Here on the Lower East Side, there is no doubt a direct correlation between the proliferation of nightlife and the frequency of doorway pissers. We’ve been through this time and again, as it happens every weekend like clockwork.

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Man Sues Seward Park Co-Op Neighbor for Years of Urine Dumping

Last modified March 27, 2012 at 11:24 pm

For years, his fourth floor abode inside the Seward Park Co-op at 212 East Broadway was the recipient of golden showers, though he didn’t know it. Full story after the jump!

Jersey Street Etiquette

Posted April 28, 2011 at 6:09 am

Jersey Street is a frequent target of public urination and defecation. See how the neighbors responded, after the jump!

Followup on the 245 Bowery Loo

Last modified September 25, 2012 at 11:28 pm

The pungent stench at the corner of Stanton and Bowery has only increased with the pre-spring thaw.