Meet markets across America

Missed Connections illustrated mapCheck out this illustrated map of the US by cartoonist Dorothy Gambrell. She compiled the places most frequently mentioned in Missed Connections on Craigslist for each part of the country and then worked those names into the map. (Just have a look, it'll make more sense.)

And guess which place is on the map for our part of the country: Price Chopper. We totally believe it.


I used to look through Missed Connections on Craigslist and laugh at some of the funny ones and wonder how people felt when they read one about them....and then I found one about me. It's not the exciting, flattering feeling I imagined it to be. Instead it was really creepy.

The Long Island Rail Road is the most frequently mentioned missed connections spot in upstate NY?

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