Category Archives: subway

Panhandling for New York City’s Homeless

When the chill of fall wafts over the five boroughs, New York City’s unsheltered homeless population descend underground in search of heated subway stations and trains. On the MTA’s R-Line, Leslie awaits the homeless baring sandwiches, sodas and snacks. Leslie … Continue reading

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Manhattan’s Worst Pests

Manhattan is the borough of bright lights and Broadway shows. But it is also home to dirty restaurants, high real estate prices, bed bugs and the worst subway line. Dirty Restaurants: New York city has 24,000 restaurants, and of these … Continue reading

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Sssshh: Let Me Enjoy My Ride WiFi!

“Stand clear of the closing doors please” is a quintessential phrase heard almost everyday—if you ride New York City trains. To most, this pre-recorded track is expected when riding the rails. What passengers do not expect is an obnoxiously, loud, … Continue reading

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Born Again on the MTA

You are smashed in a subway car during the morning commute. Someone is breathing on you but you can’t figure out who. This guy keeps hitting you with his bag and something smells. But the worst part is the preacher … Continue reading

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Sweating it out on the subway platform

New York City summers are notoriously hot. With temperatures easily rising above 90 degrees, what can be more irksome than gallivanting around the city with beads of perspiration around your neck? Try descending into a mini version of Dante’s Inferno, … Continue reading

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