Broadway-Lafayette

New Subway Newsstand Opens at Broadway-Lafayette Station

Posted May 6, 2016 at 5:15 am

Until this week, the Broadway-Lafayette subway station had no concessions. No longer the case. An under-utilized storage space beside the downtown IRT platform was converted this week for commerce. The nascent newsstand has been stocking its minuscule shelves the last few days and just opened yesterday. Nothing earth-shattering here; you’ve seen one, you’ve seen ’em all. […]

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‘Knights of Gondor Do Not Turn Their Backs’ on Broadway-Lafayette Subway Station

Posted February 9, 2015 at 10:00 am

This is what happens when you cross the MTA with Lord of the Rings. It’s called PuckTalk, pithy parody signs that mix elements of the fantasy story with the reality of the city subway system. We spotted this sign in the Broadway-Lafayette station. Under no circumstances should Knights of Gondor turn their backs! Ever. Especially […]

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‘Tengu: God of Mischief’ Shows the Proper Way to Skateboard in the Subway [VIDEO]

Last modified June 24, 2014 at 1:15 pm

Director Colin Read (aka Mandible Claw) just uploaded the epic subway skate segment from his 2013 film, Tengu: God of Mischief. So, if you haven’t had a chance to peep the whole movie, this three-minute clip below will satisfy. For now. Read told Gothamist back in January that the skaters and crew were turned on […]

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Subway Scenes: ‘Back to the Future’ Nike Air Mags Spotted on D Train

Last modified January 2, 2014 at 12:43 pm

Two years ago, Nike unveiled super-limited edition kicks inspired by Back to the Future – the Nike Air Mags. These sneakers were originally designed as film props (self-lacing, though) in the second movie and were always one of the cooler inventions in the franchise. 1,500 pairs of the Nike Mag were auctioned off, some netting […]

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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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Bleecker Transfer Hiccup: Wrong Date, Wrong Time

Posted September 26, 2012 at 6:18 am

As of yesterday afternoon, the long-awaited Bleecker Street transfer is finally a reality for straphangers.

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Bleecker Street Subway Transfer Going Live September 25

Posted September 19, 2012 at 6:28 am

Subway conductors on the uptown 6 want to remind you that despite the advent of signage on the platforms, there’s still no transfer.

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Peeking Behind the Plywood at Long Delayed Bleecker Street Superstation

Posted July 17, 2012 at 6:09 am

Straphanagers living and working in the vicinity have been waiting with bated breath for completion of the Bleecker Street transfer at the Broadway-Lafayette subway station. We took a quick peek behind the plywood.

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The Shiny New Bleecker Subway Entrances

Posted April 24, 2012 at 6:19 am

Behold, the shiny new Bleecker Street IRT entrances on either side of Houston Street (east of Lafayette).

The New Subway Entrance Outside the Puck Building

Last modified July 16, 2012 at 10:47 pm

Four years of Houston headaches, and now the remaining puzzle pieces comprising the Broadway-Lafayette superstation are finally falling into place.