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New York Incarnation: 2015

Danielle Wolffe | Posted 02.26.2015 | New York
Danielle Wolffe

New Yorkers may seem disconnected. In actuality, though, it takes amazing stores of inner fortitude to exist in these self-contained worlds. People are accustomed to themselves and each other on levels people living far apart just aren't. They cannot isolate or hide from each other here.

You Won't Believe What Scientists Found On NYC Subways

The Huffington Post | Macrina Cooper-White | Posted 02.06.2015 | Science

Mozzarella. Bubonic plague. Kimchi. Staph. What could these things possibly have in common? They're all among the strange set of substances DNA-hu...

NYPD Seeks Slashing Spree Suspect

The Huffington Post | Andres Jauregui | Posted 02.04.2015 | Crime

The NYPD is searching for the man who they say attacked three people with a box cutter and punched a fourth early Wednesday morning. At least two of t...

'The View' Co-Hosts On NYC Subway Brawl Video: 'She Needed To Get Slapped Back'

The Huffington Post | Jackson Connor and Catherine Taibi | Posted 11.12.2014 | Media

The women of "The View" weighed in on a now-viral video of a New York City subway brawl on Wednesday, arguing that the woman who was slapped by the ma...

WATCH: Subway Slap Ignites Brawl On Train

The Huffington Post | Steven Hoffer | Posted 11.10.2014 | Crime

A verbal dispute on the New York City subway unraveled into an underground brawl after a male passenger took a swing at a woman who insulted him. F...

Here's What NYC's Subway Trains USED To Look Like

The Huffington Post | Christopher Mathias | Posted 10.29.2014 | Arts

In celebration of the New York City subway's 110th birthday this week, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority rolled out some vintage "nostalgia" ...

Matthew McConaughey's 'True Detective' Character Rides The Subway

The Huffington Post | Avery Stone | Posted 10.29.2014 | Comedy

New Yorkers are painfully aware of the struggles that take place underground: the jam-packed subway cars, the sporadic construction, the mysterious "t...

Saki Knafo

How Subway Dancing Became A New York Art Form -- And A Crime | Saki Knafo | Posted 11.06.2014 | Politics

Randy Vargas is a 19-year-old high school senior who dances for money after school on the trains beneath Manhattan. Among fellow dancers, he is ad...

The NYPD Is Really Cracking Down On Subway Dancers

The Huffington Post | Christopher Mathias | Posted 07.01.2014 | Crime

"What time is it?" "Showtime!" It's the call and response any New Yorker on the subway knows. It happens when the city's "hitters" -- typically yo...

WATCH: The Sheer Ecstasy Of A Subway Car To Yourself

The Huffington Post | Christopher Mathias | Posted 04.29.2014 | Good News

Sometimes the best "I love New York" moments are when, in a city of 8 million people, you find yourself all alone. Like walking into a New York Cit...

WATCH: This Is What Happens When A Rat Rides The Subway

The Huffington Post | Christopher Mathias | Posted 04.09.2014 | Weird News

A very unwelcome passenger boarded a Brooklyn-bound A train on Monday morning in New York City. "A usually boring Monday morning commute to work a...

WATCH: This Is Every New Yorker's Nightmare

The Huffington Post | Christopher Mathias | Posted 04.07.2014 | Comedy

It happens to all New Yorkers. You're running late for work. You swipe your Metrocard at the subway station only to see the words "INSUFFICIENT FA...

'Subway Surfer' Killed In Gruesome Accident

Posted 04.04.2014 | Crime

A 45-year-old architect was killed on the New York City subway Wednesday night while apparently trying to "surf" the train, according to local media r...

The Forgotten Man Behind the New York City Subway

Doug Most | Posted 06.02.2014 | New York
Doug Most

He kept his vital role in the subway a tight secret that he took to his grave. Credit, all of it deserved, has long gone to the men who designed, built and financed it.

PHOTOS: Artist Murdered Again And Again By Subway Movie Posters

Posted 02.03.2014 | Arts

Brooklyn-based artist Jon Burgerman was in Seoul, South Korea recently when he posed for this photo in front of a giant Bruce Willis movie poster: ...

These Subway Photos Show How Much NYC Has Changed In The Last 30 Years

Posted 01.28.2014 | New York

The New York City subway is a drastically different place now than it was 30 years ago. For starters, the train cars used to be covered in graffiti. (...

The Subway Ride of the Vanities...

Paul LaRosa | Posted 03.12.2014 | New York
Paul LaRosa

One of the more curious sights on the NYC subway is the seemingly endless parade of women who, upon getting a seat, proceed to put on their "face" in ...

WATCH: How A Ventriloquist Picks Up Women On The Subway

Posted 01.23.2014 | New York

No need for a subway cupid when you have New York's best wingman: a hilarious Ventriloquist's puppet. The Model Pranksters filmed ventriloquist Ni...

Watch This Beautiful Slow-Motion Footage Of New Yorkers Waiting For The Subway

The Huffington Post | Christopher Mathias | Posted 01.23.2014 | New York

Adam Maygar, while aboard a train passing through Grand Central, took this beautiful slow-motion footage of people waiting on the subway platform. The...

PHOTOS: The West Side's New Subway Stop

AP | DAVID B. CARUSO | Posted 12.20.2013 | New York

NEW YORK (AP) — Now in his final days in office, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg celebrated his administration's work to redevelop Manhattan's...

Blind Man, Dog Safe After Subway Track Fall In NYC

AP | COLLEEN LONG and KILEY ARMSTRONG | Posted 12.18.2013 | New York

NEW YORK (AP) — Gallant guide dog Orlando was just doing his duty. The black Lab bravely leapt on to the tracks at a Manhattan subway platform Tues...

Man Survives Fall Onto Subway Tracks By Lying Flat Between The Rails

Posted 01.23.2014 | New York

A 51-year-old man who fell on the New York City subway tracks reportedly made a split-second decision that saved his life. The New York Post reports R...

WATCH: Woman Twerks On Subway Tracks Because 'Yolo'

The Huffington Post | Jane Janeczko | Posted 11.27.2013 | New York

Here's a short video of two women twerking on the New York City subway tracks. It's obviously always a very bad idea to go onto the subway tracks in N...

VIDEO: Police Seeking Armed Subway Robber

The Huffington Post | Jane Janeczko | Posted 11.21.2013 | New York

Subway riders beware. Authorities are seeking an armed man who robbed five different commuters this week in and near subway stops in Greenwich Village...

PHOTOS: For The Next Sandy, Plugging Up NYC's Subways

The Huffington Post | Jane Janeczko | Posted 11.13.2013 | New York

After Hurricane Sandy illustrated the dire need to protect New York City's subways from flooding, the "tunnel plug" was born. During a "Sandy ...