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The Ride of Their Lives

Wendy E. Simmons | Posted 04.08.2016 | New York
Wendy E. Simmons

Dear Hillary and Bernie, I know you've both had your share of problems this week with our fine city's MTA not "Going Your Way" and I can truly say...

Building Barriers to Surmount Walls

Melanie Goldberg | Posted 12.16.2015 | Religion
Melanie Goldberg

There was a man mumbling to himself, pacing on the subway. The crowd was different at this hour, as I rushed from my 8:30 AM class, to my 10:30 AM clinic. I only had three stops on the 5 train, as it whooshed from the Union Square to the Brooklyn Bridge -- City Hall stops.

This Is What's Living In New York City's Subways

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 11.30.2015 | Science

A stunning new portrait series reveals an up-close glimpse of the germs growing in New York City's subway cars. Brooklyn-based artist Craig Ward rode ...

Diversity In Picture Books

Melanie Hope Greenberg | Posted 10.29.2015 | Books
Melanie Hope Greenberg

Picture book crafting challenges me to depict life in its simplest forms. At the same time the craft is multi-dimensional. I've always enjoyed paintings which tell several stories captured in a single frame.

There's A Good Reason New York's Homeless Often Sleep In The Subway

The Huffington Post | Christopher Mathias | Posted 10.23.2015 | Impact

NEW YORK -- Ten years ago, William Burnett often spent his nights sleeping on the New York City subway. It was better than his other option: a shelter...

25 Years After The ADA, Navigating New York City Is Still Daunting For The Disabled

The Huffington Post | Savannah OLeary | Posted 07.27.2015 | Healthy Living

Just after midnight on a Sunday in June, 60-year-old Monica Bartley and 55-year-old Geraldine Brown found themselves stranded at the foot of the Willi...

How an Ordinary Person Can Change the World, Well at Least Start the Process...

Janice S. Lintz | Posted 07.10.2016 | Impact
Janice S. Lintz

Imagine waking up one day and learning that your daughter has a hearing loss. Imagine finding out the access your daughter needs doesn't exist in this country but does elsewhere.

Man's 'Date While You Wait' Table In NYC Subway Stations Brings Joy To Jaded Commuters

The Huffington Post | Cameron Keady | Posted 07.08.2015 | Good News

Amid the grit and grime of the New York City subway, one man is bringing some fun to commuters. Thomas Knox, 28, sets up a pop-up booth at various...

Popular NYC Subway Performer Draws Hilarious Group Of Dancers At Penn Station

LittleThings | Posted 07.01.2016 | New York
LittleThings

If you've ever stood on a New York City subway platform, you know that seeing a performer and a lingering crowd isn't the least bit unusual. Oftentimes you'll also be treated to an impromptu performance by a bystander (or a few), and more times than not, it's a sight to see.

A New York City Graffiti Artist Tells His Own Story

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 06.10.2016 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

"It was an identity crisis for youth in NYC in the 1970s," explains Lee Quinones, the whole subway car "bomber" who claims the mantel of aerosol story teller for NYC's rolling gallery of public art during that nearly dystopian decade.

Random Pizza Party On Subway Proves New York Is Totally Unpredictable

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 04.14.2015 | Comedy

Some of the things you might expect to receive on a New York City subway: a shove, a dirty look, a delay. But a free, random pizza party? Nope, ...

What We Should Do About Fears of Germs on the Subway

Robert Klitzman, M.D. | Posted 05.19.2015 | Healthy Living
Robert Klitzman, M.D.

"They're finding bubonic plague on the subway!" a friend recently said to me. "How afraid should I be?" Some subway riders are scared. The discove...

New York Incarnation: 2015

Danielle Wolffe | Posted 04.28.2015 | 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

HuffingtonPost.com | Saki Knafo | Posted 03.03.2016 | 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 admire...

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...