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Bleecker Subway Entrance Unboxed

Posted July 29, 2010 at 6:23 am

Earlier this year, construction workers at the new Broadway-Lafayette superstation decapitated one of the downtown 6 Bleecker Street entrances.  The result was months of sidewalk closure and pedestrian aggravation.

Blue Mountain State Hate

Last modified December 31, 2009 at 11:21 am

The new Spike television show Blue Mountain State is receiving some pre-premiere negative reviews from the street. Subway advertising for the upcoming comedy program in Grand Street stations was recently vandalized to read, “this is what rape culture looks like.” A valid point given the legs-in-a-helmet logo.

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Return of the Sidewalk on Lafayette

Posted November 20, 2009 at 6:11 am

Four days after our subway connection progress report, the subterranean construction work at the northeast corner of Lafayette Street and Houston is now capped with cement.  All hail the return of the sidewalk!

Manhattan Railway Company, Station 5

Last modified August 11, 2009 at 11:29 pm

Amidst the hustle-bustle of food wholesalers along the bowels of Allen Street is a hidden piece of ephemeral New York.  Above the disheveled store signage at 100 Division Street is enough graffiti to distract the casual observer from seeing the century-old bronze lettering affixed to its facade – Manhattan Railway Co., Station 5. The brick […]