Posted January 29, 2020 at 5:07 am
The subway tributes to fallen basketball all-star Kobe Bryant continue apace. Monday saw the arrival of “Kobe” tapes above a Bryant Park station marker. (Similar subway nods included Aretha Franklin following her death in 2018.) Yesterday afternoon, the gentleman in this photo taped a bouquet of flowers to one of the load-bearing columns in the […]
Posted December 26, 2013 at 6:08 am
We followed a rabbit hole of vintage videos recently, and came upon this one. It’s fifty soundless seconds of footage shot in the Times Square subway station of 1987. The focus is on a grimy, graffiti-sheathed IRT train and its straphangers. As the clip owner quips in the description, “None of the people on this […]
Posted August 9, 2013 at 10:00 am
At first you might think the announcements were legitimate travel advisories from the MTA. You would be wrong … and likely in the majority.
Posted May 8, 2013 at 6:24 am
The highly-vocal campaign against Christine Quinn for Mayor just jumpstarted with some guerrilla marketing tactics.
Posted March 23, 2012 at 6:18 am
This subway car was certainly in check on St. Patrick’s Day. Nevermind that it was only 11 am; nobody fucks with a corrections officer, much less one donning a legit ceremonial kilt and bagpipe. Likely on his way to the parade. No unruly St. Paddy’s partiers on this F train.
Posted October 21, 2011 at 6:28 am
In which a subway conductor on the IRT line participates in an open Q&A session. More after the jump!