Cops Love Magnolia Bakery, Too!


Unidentified officers emerge from the bakery bearing their treasure.

Fifteen minutes ago traffic came to a halt on slush-choked Bleecker Street as a squad car, lights flashing, propelled up the thoroughfare in the wrong direction.

Pedestrians scrambled out of the way with difficulty as the police car executed a three-point turn and then backed up into West 11th Street, coming to rest in a snowdrift.

Two officers hopped out, looking furtively in both directions. Then they went into Magnolia Bakery, only to emerge five minutes later bearing a (probably free) box of cupcakes and cups of coffee.

Didn’t you always wonder where the cop car was headed as it went screaming by?

Mmmm, I smell cupcakes.

This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on January 28, 2011

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