Posts Tagged ‘subway’

The Protagonist: Train Reading is Almost Too Sexy to Handle

Written by Alissa Fleck on . Posted in NY Press Exclusive

joyce-746776 Alert the Mayor – it’s time for a new ban. Train reading has become way too sexy, according to my own “expert” analysis at least. The Protagonist interviewed several New Yorkers this week with the goal of better understanding the incredibly complex psychology behind the act of subway reading. Anticipating primarily tales of the embarrassment [&hellip
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Blast Rocks Second Avenue

Written by Megan Finnegan Bungeroth on . Posted in News Our Town, Our Town

Inside the Second Ave. subway excavation. Via Wiki Commons On the otherwise calm afternoon of Tuesday, Aug. 21, what was supposed to be a controlled underground blast blew rocks and debris into the streets at East 72nd Street and Second Avenue, terrifying residents and damaging a storefront. The explosion occurred as part of the Second Avenue Subway construction, and the next day, MTA officials [&hellip
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C Tops List as the Worst Line in the City

Written by West Side Spirit on . Posted in News Our Town Downtown, News West Side Spirit, Our Town Downtown, West Side Spirit

JamesKelleher_CTrain1 copy by Paul Bisceglio Have a favorite subway line? So does the New York Public Interest Research Group, whose Straphangers Campaign released its annual State of the Subway report last week. The report ranks subway lines from best to worst by compiling MTA New York City Transit data from 2011 in six categories: amount of scheduled [&hellip
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Subway Olympics: Which is NYC’s Best Line?

Written by NYPress on . Posted in Breaking News, News Our Town Downtown, Our Town Downtown

By Paul Bisceglio   Have a favorite subway line? So does the New York Public Interest Research Group, whose Straphangers Campaign released its annual State of the Subway report this week. The report ranks subway lines from best to worst by compiling 2011 MTA New York City Transit data on  in six categories: amount of [&hellip
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