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Real Estate Principal Discusses Short & Long Term Ramifications of L-Train Shut Dow

Robi Ludwig, Psy.D. | Posted 10.31.2016 | New York
Robi Ludwig, Psy.D.

The one constant in our fast paced, stimulating city is change. Some changes are easier to adapt to than others; one change affecting the L Train shut...

Back in Graduate School at Cities for Tomorrow

Joel Epstein | Posted 07.27.2016 | New York
Joel Epstein

These are curious times. In Cleveland last week there was a strange gathering celebrating a narcissistic nativist who doesn't have a nice thing to say...

How Real Estate Players Are Bracing For The L Train Shutdown

The Real Deal | Alexander C. Kaufman | Posted 03.31.2016 | Business

Brooklyn residents panicked when MTA officials announced in January that the L train — the engine that charges North Williamsburg and Bushwick — w...

Gondolas Could Ease New York's Looming Subway Nightmare

The Huffington Post | Jenny Che | Posted 01.14.2016 | Business

NEW YORK -- Brooklyn is reeling from news that the L train might stop connecting to Manhattan. As repairs are planned for the subway line's underwater...

Leaving New York Essay™

Ramona Emerson | Posted 07.16.2016 | New York
Ramona Emerson

As much as Sex and The City wanted us to think it, New York isn't your boyfriend. And since it isn't your dumb boyfriend, it's free to be perfect -- and New York is perfect. I recently had two West Coasters say things like, "New York is great, but all people do there is sit in bars and talk." Can you imagine anything better?

A Gondola From Brooklyn To Manhattan Might Be Expensive And Impractical, But We WANT IT

The Huffington Post | Christopher Mathias | Posted 09.17.2014 | Travel

A new plan would have New York City commuters riding high between Brooklyn and Manhattan, instead of sweating it out in cramped subways underground. ...

The Most Achingly Beautiful 'Missed Connection' We've Ever Read

Posted 01.30.2014 | Divorce

Once in a while, you spot a Craigslist "missed connection" story that's so lovely, you want to believe it's true -- and not the work of some bored wri...

New Hotspot On Brooklyn Commute.

Irina Dvalidze | Posted 07.09.2013 | New York

New York has no shortage of hole in the wall gems. After all, one-of-a-kind finds are what most Brooklynites live for. So it is no surprise that Willi...


Posted 11.08.2012 | New York

After nearly 11 days since the MTA (wisely) shut down the transit system in preparation for Hurricane Sandy, the L train is finally back! The MTA a...

LeBron James Heroin Is A Thing Now

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 10.01.2012 | Crime

LeBron James gets high enough to dunk. This stuff will get you high enough to get arrested. Police in Upper Darby, Pa., say they busted a 19-year-o...

WATCH: Alleged Subway Groper Busted By Good Samaritans

Posted 07.16.2012 | New York

Straphangers banded together Friday evening, busting a 30-year old Bronx man who allegedly groped a woman on the L train. A bystander started filmi...

How to 'Train' Your Bar Crawl: Barhopping Chicago's Red Line

Party Earth | Posted 08.14.2012 | Chicago
Party Earth

Whether you're looking for the perfect way to wind down the workday, playing tourist, need some date ideas, or just a night out with friends, using the train may be the best way to barhop downtown Chicago.

Good News For L Train Riders!

Posted 06.08.2012 | New York

Good news for L train straphangers! The MTA is keeping their promise to combat the line's notorious overcrowding. Starting Sunday, the MTA will add...

L Train Death Suspect Had Previous Arrest At Occupy Wall Street

Posted 03.27.2012 | New York

[UPDATE] Ryan Beauchamp has been arrested in connection with the death of Joshua Basin. Cops spotted him on Bushwick Avenue in Bushwick at 2PM Tuesday...

WATCH: Suspect Leaves The Scene Of Friday's L Train Murder

Posted 03.26.2012 | New York

Police have released surveillance footage in the case of the college student killed by a Manhattan-bound L train Friday night during a physical alterc...

Person Struck and Killed By Subway Train on L Line at Third Avenue

| Posted 03.22.2012 | New York

By Patrick Hedlund MANHATTAN -- A person was struck and killed by an L train in the East Village Saturday morning, halting service and forcing near...

L Train Outages Bad For Brooklyn Business

Posted 12.02.2011 | New York

Last weekend (a holiday weekend, one of the busiest travel weekend of the year), the L train was out of service for the whole weekend, frustrating tho...

WATCH: Shocking L Train Beating Caught On Video

Posted 11.17.2011 | New York

The NYPD is searching for three men seen in a video brutally beating a man on the L train after he scolded them for spitting. The incident happened on...

MTA Looks to Increase L Train Service as Ridership Rises

| Patrick Hedlund | Posted 12.04.2011 | New York

MANHATTAN -- The MTA is looking at increasing rush-hour and weekend service along the crowded L train following inquiries by a local politician into s...

Someone Jumped In Front Of The L Train Wednesday

Posted 07.25.2011 | New York

Various reports indicate that someone jumped in front of the L train at Union Square at 11:30 this morning, according to the Gothamist. A wire rep...

Man Jumps In Front Of L Train After Girlfriend Won't Take Him Back | By Clare Trapasso and Joe Kemp | Posted 05.28.2011 | New York

A man jumped in front of a train in Brooklyn Saturday, killing himself after his ex-girlfriend refused to take him back, sources said. The man, who...

Man Killed By L Train In Brooklyn | JOHN DOYLE | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

A man was killed early this morning after a subway train struck him in Brooklyn, authorities said. The victim, believed to be in his 30s, was killed ...

CTA To Test New York-Style L Trains On Red Line

Chicago Sun-Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The CTA will roll out new, New York-style L cars on the Red Line next week. The transit agency is testing 10 prototype cars with more aisle-facing se...

Subway Baby Birth: Pregnant Woman Delivers On L Train -- Reports

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

UPDATE: Looks like a false alarm. Gothamist has now published this statement from the MTA: "Our Command Center tells me that at 9:22 a.m. a pregnant...

Debunking The Heroin Craze | Matt Harvey | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

HE WEARS A black hoodie to protect himself from the cold rain. The baby-faced guy is Dominican, probably in his early twenties. He rushes by me at the...