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May 17, 2006 at 5:04 pm
I hope you bought one of his slicers!
May 17, 2006 at 5:44 pm
I was wondering for a minute if Abraham & Straus was still around somewhere. Then it occurred to me that maybe we are talking about Anderson & Shepherd (?) Maybe I should start sitting on the street peeling carrots . . .
May 17, 2006 at 5:45 pm
What is he doing with the carrots? Grating them? Why?
May 17, 2006 at 6:22 pm
He looks fantastic. Best dressed carrot guy ever.
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May 17, 2006 at 6:48 pm
This guy is a legend, and a master salesman. He was featured in a recent article in Vanity Fair.
May 17, 2006 at 6:53 pm
I LOVE THE CARROT MAN, EVERY TIME I SEE HIM WORKING THE NYC SIDEWALKS HE IS THE SHARPEST MAN ALIVE, PURE BRITICH STYLE.
May 17, 2006 at 7:47 pm
What does he make with teh carrots? Juice?
May 17, 2006 at 9:46 pm
definitely, the best slaes guy.
i should find him and video him for a qvc style show.
everybody buys from him
May 17, 2006 at 10:25 pm
CARROT MAN! He is so awesome. I feel bad for not having bought a peeler fro him though.
May 17, 2006 at 11:13 pm
The Vanity Fair article mentions one of his suits as being by Chester Barrie. His shirts are by Turnbull & Asser.
May 17, 2006 at 11:14 pm
May 18, 2006 at 3:00 am
What a picture! Fantastic.
I am just a bit jalous not beeing in NYC. You find such poeple only there.
May 18, 2006 at 3:46 am
Oh my god ! He looks amazing ! I love the whole concept…that kind of stuff only in NY !!!
May 18, 2006 at 7:48 am
Stylish, and showing good cuff!
May 18, 2006 at 9:43 am
Erhm… What’s a carrot man?
May 18, 2006 at 10:00 am
This guy looks great — very classy. What does it say about society when the sidewalk peddler is far better dressed than your average lawyer or banker?
May 18, 2006 at 10:56 am
Did you mean Anderson & Shepherd? If so I have to say, he really knows how to dress…
May 18, 2006 at 1:43 pm
He is so great!
He sells vegetable peelers, guys. More than just carrots.
May 18, 2006 at 3:31 pm
Ok. Who is this guy? how come he possesses bespoke clothing? What is his story? etc etc..
May 18, 2006 at 3:40 pm
A good peeler is hard to find. Where does he usually hawk his wares?
May 18, 2006 at 10:10 pm
For us small towners (Chicagoans, haha) who don’t live in a magical land where carrot peelers make enuf to drop 5 large on full bespoke…can someone please tell this guy’s story? Please?!?!?!
Btw, even aside from the suiting, this guy’s shirts and ties are impeccable. Wow. Makes a big firm corporate lawyer who wears Hong Kong bespoke/MTM want to drop it all and go peel carrots.
May 18, 2006 at 10:39 pm
Despite being impeccably put together, this man is the best salesman on earth. I once saw him draw a crowd on a street corner that not only blocked all foot traffic, but that spilled into the street with cabs eking around the outside. He sounds exactly like Patrick Stewart in Dune. And his little peeler jobs really are that awesome.
May 18, 2006 at 11:40 pm
Read the article in Vanity Fair. He married money but has worked very hard in his lifetime.
May 19, 2006 at 2:39 pm
Yes. Sells excellent vegetable peelers for $5 (I do have one), but is also married to a wealthy woman on the Upper East Side. All very weird. He dresses the same to dine at upscale restaurants.
May 20, 2006 at 2:41 am
I think I love this guy! :D
May 20, 2006 at 3:46 am
he is beautiful … great photo!!!peace & harmony,elaine‘freedom must be exercised to stay in shape!’
May 22, 2006 at 3:18 pm
The guys been peddling stuff on the streets of for 25+ years. He also sells (sold?) 4 childrens books for $5.00, like hotcakes.
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May 23, 2006 at 12:42 pm
That’s Mr. Ades (pronounced AD-ease) and there is an article about him at NYPress.com He is certainly downtown’s most beloved street hawker and he sells something that is actually useful.
December 20, 2006 at 11:45 am
The most natural salesman I have ever witnessed
February 23, 2008 at 10:30 pm
omg i always see this many on 14th street or in soho he has the most adorable english accent. i saw him 7 times i kid u not!
February 6, 2009 at 6:15 pm
The carrot man , Joseph Ades died a few days ago…
March 19, 2009 at 4:27 pm
He is a true spirit of New York, this guy!
February 17, 2013 at 2:50 am
I lived in New York durug the 80s. And this man has been a street salesman since. Back then he wore no suit. And he sold cheap children’s book, not carrot slicer. He was great.