Posted July 14, 2016 at 5:12 am
Here we go; your first sightings of those LinkNYC kiosks south of Houston Street on the Lower East Side. These two payphone-killers are positioned on either side of the Bowery, straddling Delancey. Both were installed this week and, thus far, remain inactive. LinkNYC street furniture – standing 9-foot-6-inches – comes equipped with “the fastest public” […]
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, […]
Posted April 4, 2013 at 6:30 am
Aside from Hurricane Sandy, payphones really haven’t seen much action in well over a decade.
Posted March 13, 2012 at 6:18 am
Nearly a month after MSG and Time Warner Cable finally squared their differences, some new sports team-related phonebooth advertisements are appearing around town. Coincidence?