“Farewell, City of Sleeplessness, York revisited,” Lauren announces to the bar in her most highbrow tone. “Farewell, Minnows and Lofties, Sharehouse Poseurs and Groupers.”
Arianna and I practically double over with laughter. I am struck by the incredible realization that Lauren is one of the few people on this planet who knows the secret language of MENhattan—the lexicon of terms we’ve coined over the years to talk about the men in our city, in our lives.
–Vivian Fiori, The Menhattan Project