Perry Street in the West Village is one of my favorite streets in the city. I’ve lived in the Village for over 20 years and I still love seeing the houses and stores on that street. I was walking by Left Bank Books earlier this month and I heard it, what I knew would be the October snippet. A couple people were walking by me and I heard one say, “How long are you willing to chill before you get it?

That’s it, that’s the start of your story this month. If you haven’t written a story for Street Snippets before, check out the For Students page, and then start writing! Submissions are due by 11:59 PM ET, October 27.

I look forward to hearing what you come up with.

(This month’s contributions are now closed.)