Eating curly fries and playing board games at JJ's
Conversing over creative cocktails at Sip
Listening to Jazz downtown
They're buying going to dinner in John Jay but left their ID at home; you swoop in and offer to swipe them through.
They're so impressed by the story you tell in class about the years you spent in the circus that they come up to you after class to hear more.
They blow up their Bunsen burner in lab and you have to share.
You're playing Frisbee on the lawns and they jump up to catch a stray throw.
Their perceptive comments in class about the perpetuation of the heteronormative hegemony make your heart flutter.
Elizabeth Bennett and Mr. Darcy
Two stock brokers on the trading floor
The nurse and the soldier on V-J Day
Princess Leia in the gold bikini and Han Solo
You put on a hot pink wig and pretend to be a "new student"
They're too immature.
They always want you to stop studying and do things with them.
They don't know what an Oxford comma is.
They want you to commit to plans for Christmas in April.
They don't understand why financial executives need giant bonuses.
Lower East Side
Um... The Village! No, Chinatown! No, the Meatpacking District!
Neighborhood? I never leave Butler.