Secret Life of Fruit, Banana Update

Remember this, sent in from a reader in Cali?

Literate L.A. banana lives life of Riley

Well,  life for a banana in the mean streets of NYC is no picnic:

Desperate NYC banana strikes out for freedom.

Heading west, no doubt, with Brother Apple (see below), to join the free colony of escaped fruit, now living in the retaining wall of Riverside Park

Apple escaping to Riverside Park

Apple den in Riverside Park retaining wall

Close-up on pioneer apple in den

These are the first known photographs of the free fruit of NYC.

Good luck, fruit.

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2 Comments on “Secret Life of Fruit, Banana Update”


  1. I don’t know why people remain unmoved by the plight of urban fruit. A mystery.

  2. Charlotte Says:

    Am I the only one who thinks this is hysterical….? laughed myself silly. Hope that poor city banana made it out of there.


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