The Brooklyn Daily Eagle has a story about an automated post office in DUMBO (for non-NYer's, that's "Down Under the Manhattan Bridge Overpass," a hip neighborhood in Brooklyn):
"DUMBO’s only post office – an unmanned 'Self-Service Kiosk' at 84 Front Street — has been shuttered since last Wednesday and snail mail customers are growing increasingly frustrated.
“'I mailed a package on Monday and according to the tracking it doesn’t show that it’s progressed past the DUMBO location,' DUMBO resident Maria Hoey told the Brooklyn Eagle. 'My guess is that it’s locked inside — although it's possible that it’s lost somewhere else in the system.'” Read more, and more here, too.