The New York Times newsroom got a fruit cart, according to the many New York Times staffers who tweeted about it. Because really, the only thing that beats being able to eat an apple at your desk is writing about it on social media.
Just got a free banana, NYT is really stepping up the perks here—
Daniel Victor (@bydanielvictor) June 16, 2014
As Times Coffee-Cart Era Ends, "Fruit's Up!" is Yelled—
Jeremy B. Merrill (@jeremybmerrill) June 16, 2014
They used to yell "COFFEE'S UP!" when the coffee cart arrived.
Today it was "FRUIT'S UP!"—
Michael Roston (@michaelroston) June 16, 2014
Fruit cart envy.—
Meghan Gourley (@meghangourley) June 16, 2014
Farewell coffee cart. Long live the fruit cart! This apple is delicious.—
Amy O'Leary (@amyoleary) June 16, 2014
Breaking: We have a fruit cart now.—
Des Shoe (@DesNYT) June 16, 2014
I'll get excited about the fruit cart when I see some mango.—
Eba Hamid (@3ba) June 16, 2014
Long gone are the days when copy boys would sweep up cigarette butts from the newsroom floor while reporters mainlined coffee. Now, newspaper employees eat healthy snacks while tweeting.