Ideas of Order in Park Slope

There is more than the usual noise in the street. He rolls out of bed unhappily and peeks around the edge of a shade.
"What is it?"

"Two guys having a loud discussion. Little one is hitting big one over the head with a rolled-up newspaper."

"Which paper?"
"The Post, so it's simple mayhem."

"What language?"
He puts his ear to the gap. "Micronesian. Welsh. How should I know?"

Foreign bodies

Mean streets