Oakland Tribune Outtakes

Notes from Oakland, Berkeley and in between

Overheard…

By awoodall
Wednesday, October 22nd, 2008 at 6:42 pm in Night Owl.

“Is the recession hurting you?” asked an apparently tipsy customer last night to a man standing with a white plastic garbage bag outside the wrought iron fence surrounding B Restaurant and Bar. “Are you getting more than you did before?” he continued, evidently thinking that the man was taking handouts, which he denied. “I’m flat broke,” he added, to which Mr. Tipsy replied, “And that’s new?”

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