First off, it is not unusual to find motorcycles or cars parked or driving on the sidewalk. This is a normal everyday part of life.
You say tomato, I say pomato?
I think the wires hanging down are a nice effect as well.
Tripe - Beef tripe is usually made from only the first three chambers of a cow's stomach. I've tried it, but cannot get past what it is. YUCK, GAG, BARF.