BBC News took it upon themselves to hit the streets of New York, posing the question to various citizens in an attempt to discover the meaning behind sneakers hanging on power lines & telephone wires. With it varying so much from neighborhood to neighborhood, does anybody really know? For some neighborhoods, it’s fact. For others, all fiction passed along from person-to-person, as somewhat evidenced. But at least the stories in this vignette add a twist to story.
“What Do Hanging Sneakers Mean To You?”