[WATCH] This Vintage News Reel Shows Reporter's Funny Tour of 1983 Manhattan's Streets

It's 1983: Ed Koch is mayor, everybody's favorite movie is “Return of the Jedi,” and New York City's going through a street sign crisis. Think it’s hard to get around the city now? In the 1980s, street signs were an absolute mess. Missing signs, wrong signs, paper signs, blacked-out signs -- you name it. Some even blamed cops for defacing signs! Take a hilarious street-sign tour of Manhattan on September 5, 1983, with Eyewitness News legend Milton Lewis.

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Matt Coneybeare

Matt Coneybeare

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Matt enjoys exploring the City's food scene with his Wife and the outdoors with their dog. He is an avid marathon runner, and spends most of his time eating, running, and working on cool stuff.

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