Full Thanksgiving Dinner on the New York Subway
By Hope Bidegainberry on November 27, 2019
A bunch of random New Yorkers boarded an L train to Brooklyn the other day. And someone had set up a long table with a FULL THANKSGIVING DINNER for them.
They served everything you would expect.Turkey, mashed potatoes, veggies, mac and cheese, cornbread, and more.
Anyone who wanted to eat was allowed to.& But they all stopped to say Grace first.
Apparently there were a few MTA workers on the train who could have shut the whole thing down, but did not. And there are a bunch of videos of people filling plates.
Turns out an up-and-coming stand-up comedian named Jodell Lewis was behind it.
He told theNew York Posthe was riding the L-train a while back, and noticed how stressed everyone was because of construction that’s been slowing things up.
He says it took several months of planning to pull it off, and he hopes it brightened a few people’s day. Plus, he wanted to show out-of-towners that, quote, “New York has a heart.”
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