Subway

Subway Hype Videos from the 1940s and 1970s [VIDEO]

Posted August 23, 2013 at 6:19 am

Today we present two hype videos of the New York City subway system, both separated by some thirty years. Each thirty-second snippet – one from the 1940s and the other from the 1970s – talks about the amazing advantages of the transit option. This one from the 1940s explains the benefits of traveling by subway. […]

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Payphones Removed from 2nd Avenue Subway Entrance

Posted July 31, 2013 at 11:10 am

Of all the deteriorating local payphones out there, the twosome at the entrance to the 2nd Avenue subway stop ranked as a personal favorite. Vandals seemed to agree, as the decades-old add-on became little more than a haven for graffiti, tags, and stickers. Within the last couple years, though, the phones were rendered completely inoperable, […]

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Fashion Trend: Return of the Coonskin Cap

Posted June 7, 2013 at 6:30 am

Here’s a fashion statement we never thought would take.

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Pedestrian Struck by F Train at 2nd Avenue Station

Posted April 12, 2013 at 10:52 am

We’re getting word that a pedestrian was just struck by an F train at the Second Avenue station. Various scanners are reporting that the victim was pinned beneath a subway car at the First Avenue entrance, and is “likely to die.” FDNY is reportedly on scene. As always, drop us a line if you have […]

Homeless Man Sets Himself on Fire Inside Bleecker St Station

Last modified March 28, 2017 at 11:30 pm

Okay, this is just crazy. The scanner wire is going crazy right now over an incident earlier this morning at the Bleecker Street subway station. Apparently a homeless man set himself on fire. Dude was reportedly carted away from the scene in serious condition. Not much else is known at the moment. Manhattan: Lafayette St […]

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UCB Coaxes Shy D Train Into the Station [Video]

Posted March 13, 2013 at 10:23 am

Staring down the subway tube is a time-honored tradition in commuting. As if the more often you check for those headlights, the faster the train will arrive.

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Subway Headbanger Goes All Out [Video]

Posted March 12, 2013 at 10:19 am

It was a veritable headbanger’s ball for this metalhead on an R train platform in Brooklyn.

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Subway Pushing Incident at East Broadway Station Result of Fist Fight

Last modified March 28, 2017 at 11:30 pm

As the city was basically in transit to whatever Oscars party, an incident transpired at the East Broadway subway station that failed to garner any attention outside the neighborhood.

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Report: Teen Pushed Onto Tracks at East Broadway Station [Updated]

Last modified March 28, 2017 at 11:30 pm

Word is crossing our desk of an incident at the East Broadway subway station earlier this evening. Shortly before 6pm, one straphanger witnessed a teen allegedly being pushed onto the tracks by a group of six people. Apparently the kid was pinned beneath the train, but A day later, there are some conflicting reports as to […]

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Subway Scenes: Another Man in White

Posted February 8, 2013 at 6:19 am

It would appear that the mysterious man in white – Jimmy Blanco – has some competition from a younger generation.

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