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UCB Comedy | Posted 06.01.2013 | Comedy
UCB Comedy

It is not, the "United Christians Brigade," as my mother calls it. Close, but not quite. The Upright Citizens Brigade is the ultimate hub of comedic talent, a religion for some, and a cult classic for the young at heart.

The Subway Map Of The Future Is -- A Touchscreen?

The Huffington Post | Betsy Isaacson | Posted 03.21.2013 | Technology

The subway map of the future may be a touchscreen -- but after a week, we bet it won't be pretty. In September 2011, the MTA installed high-tech t...

Smelling the New York City Roses

Simi Lichtman | Posted 05.14.2013 | New York
Simi Lichtman

Today, I did the New York City equivalent of stopping to smell the roses: I stopped to listen to the train station musicians. I had 20 minutes until my train, and there were a couple of men sitting in Penn station playing beautiful music.

Hate the Fare Hike? Act Now to Stop Another in 2015

Charlene Obernauer | Posted 05.06.2013 | New York
Charlene Obernauer

None of these solutions are going to be easy wins, and none of them are going to be complete fixes. But we can't scapegoat the honest salaries and earned benefits of hardworking people.

Gay NYC Subway Passenger Who Confronted Homophobic Preacher Speaks Out

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

The gay New York subway passenger who became a viral sensation after footage of him standing up to a preacher spewing a homophobic rant says he initia...

Matt Sledge

Will New York City's Next Mayor Ride The Subway? | Matt Sledge | Posted 02.22.2013 | New York

New York transit advocates have a pretty simple wish list for the city's next mayor: More money, more buses. Whether they will see their dreams fulfil...

Melissa Jeltsen

Activist Arrested For Protesting Anti-Muslim Ad Speaks Out | Melissa Jeltsen | Posted 02.16.2013 | World

Mona Eltahawy meets me in Harlem at one of her favorite bars, the place she goes to watch and enthusiastically live-tweet soccer matches. We sit outsi...

PHOTOS: 'No Pants Subway Ride' In NYC

Posted 01.23.2014 | New York

Throngs of pantless straphangers traversed through the subway system on Sunday for the annual 'No Pants Subway Ride' in New York City. Initially s...

Good Samaritan Rescues Man Who Fell on R Train Tracks, Officials Say | Posted 12.15.2012 | New York

FINANCIAL DISTRICT — A good Samaritan rescued a 55-year-old man who fell onto the R train tracks in Lower Manhattan Friday afternoon, officials said...

Take the T Train

Liz Neumark | Posted 02.10.2013 | New York
Liz Neumark

It was the ultimate behind-the-scenes tour -- or more accurately, under-the-scenes -- about 100 feet into Manhattan bedrock via an access shaft to see exactly how the Second Avenue Subway (SAS) is coming along.

Why I Spent 14 Hours Straight on the NYC Subway

Justin Nobel | Posted 02.05.2013 | New York
Justin Nobel

By recording the city's daily nothings I aimed to capture an invisible pulse so easily ignored. In the end I captured much more. Sure, it's nothing more than the daily New York stampede, but it's exactly that monotony that makes it amazing.

WATCH: Woman Who Didn't Recognize Jay-Z On Subway Plays 'Name That Celebrity'

The Huffington Post | Adam Goldberg | Posted 12.06.2012 | Entertainment

Most New Yorkers would probably be shocked to see Jay-Z on their daily commute, but when artist Ellen Grossman found herself sitting next to the super...

Witnessing a Tragedy on My Way to Work

Leigh Weingus | Posted 02.03.2013 | New York
Leigh Weingus

I stood on the corner of 49th Street and 7th Avenue completely stunned. I had just seen a man die. No, I had just seen a man killed. I leaned against the wall of a building, trying to catch my breath as the sun beat down on my face.

You Won't Believe What This Woman Does With NYC MetroCards

HooplaHa | Posted 02.03.2013 | Good News

There's some value to the saying "Your trash may be someone else's treasure." Nina Boesch, a NY based interaction designer from Germany, turns old MetroCards into art.

Man Dead After Being Pushed In Front Of Train

Posted 12.03.2012 | New York

An unidentified man died Monday after being struck by a New York City subway train. Authorities believe he was pushed onto the tracks. Officials co...

MTA's Sandy Recovery Almost Like 'Magic'

Posted 11.11.2012 | New York

Less than two weeks after Hurricane Sandy inflicted the worst damage on the New York City subway system in its entire 108-year history, trains are run...

Janell Ross

No Pay For MTA Workers | Janell Ross | Posted 11.09.2012 | New York

The MTA plans to dock two days’ worth of pay for hundreds of workers who failed to show up during Hurricane Sandy, the New York Daily News first rep...

Katherine Bindley

New York Subways After Sandy: Inside The Underground Recovery | Katherine Bindley | Posted 11.02.2012 | New York

NEW YORK -- Frank Jezycki shut his eyes for two hours Wednesday night. Compared to the last few days, that was a good night's sleep for New York C...

Cab Driver's Heroic Post-Sandy Move

The Huffington Post | Caroline Fairchild | Posted 11.02.2012 | Money

With stories of Hurricane Sandy scam artists popping up out of the woodwork, it's always nice to hear that there are some good people out there helpin...

Did Gotham's Rats Survive Hurricane Sandy?

| Posted 11.01.2012 | Science

By Bora Zivkovic How many of the NYC rats survived hurricane Sandy? This question has been asked in the wake of Sandy’s flooding of lower and east ...

Map Displays MTA Changes Post-Sandy

The Huffington Post | Craig Kanalley | Posted 10.31.2012 | New York

There's finally some good news for New Yorkers when it comes to the subway. Service will be partially restored on Thursday, Nov. 1. The MTA release...

Matt Sledge

New York City Prepares For Hurricane Sandy | Matt Sledge | Posted 10.28.2012 | New York

NEW YORK -- Hundreds of thousands of New Yorkers had been ordered to evacuate and the city's mass transit system was shut down on Sunday as officials ...

A Possible Commuter Threat From Anti-Muslim Subway Ads

Mike Ghouse | Posted 12.10.2012 | Religion
Mike Ghouse

If a nut case sees the innuendo loaded Jihadi ad in the subway, and sees a woman next to it, be it a Muslim, Sikh, Catholic, Hindu or other, he is tempted to hurt that woman, the woman can scream that she is not a Muslim. Do the nuts know any difference? What if she is a Muslim?

Q&A: About Those Pro-Muslim Subway Ads

The Huffington Post | Inae Oh | Posted 10.08.2012 | New York

As announced last week, a series of pro-Muslim advertising campaigns urging religious tolerance are expected to be unveiled in New York City's subway ...

WATCH: Teen Licks NYC Subway Railing For $1

Posted 10.02.2012 | New York

If New York City really is the dirtiest city in the country, at least one teenager really doesn't seem to care, as he's seen in a new video licking an...