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Second Avenue Subway

The Second Avenue Subway: Another Small Piece Of The Sustainable City

Steven Cohen | Posted 01.11.2017 | Green
Steven Cohen

We need to learn that the use of outmoded and decaying infrastructure is less of a bargain than it seems. Resources are wasted, or not put to use.

New York Subway Station Features Gay Couple In Groundbreaking Mural

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 12.27.2016 | Queer Voices

New York subway art is about to get a bit more inclusive. When the city’s long-awaited Second Avenue subway line opens New Year’s Day, commuters ...

A City in Bloom

Joel Epstein | Posted 04.26.2017 | New York
Joel Epstein

Anyone who knows me, knows how excited I am about the L.A. Metro Expo Line opening to Santa Monica next month. Still, this week I am feeling lucky to ...

Transit Envy and Other Thoughts on Making L.A. the City It Can Be

Joel Epstein | Posted 10.13.2016 | Los Angeles
Joel Epstein

Al Selvin knew a great city, train line, bike path, restaurant and musician when he saw it. I hope we will continue to make L.A. a city worthy of his blessed memory.

PHOTOS: Making Headway On The Second Avenue Subway

Posted 11.27.2013 | New York

The MTA released some captivating new photos Monday showing the continued progress on New York City's massive Second Avenue subway. The photos, whi...

Second Avenue Subway Series Continues...

SidneyAnne Stone | Posted 01.23.2014 | New York
SidneyAnne Stone

Despite all of the chaos going on in the world these days, local businesses on Second Avenue are still crumbling on an almost daily basis in large part due to the upheaval brought about by the Second Avenue subway construction.

Support for Second Avenue Continues...

SidneyAnne Stone | Posted 08.19.2013 | New York
SidneyAnne Stone

I have mixed feelings about writing this piece. While locals like to keep gems like this to ourselves, my readers know I am on a mission to promote small businesses in this area that may have taken a hit as a result of the 2nd Avenue subway construction.

PHOTOS: More Progress On The Second Avenue Subway

Posted 05.17.2013 | New York

More great photos from the MTA show progress on the Second Avenue subway and repairs on the Rockaways aboveground lines destroyed by Hurricane Sandy. ...

'When They Finish The Second Avenue Subway ...'

Posted 04.29.2013 | TV

In present-day New York City, prospective Upper East Side dwellers are always hesitant to move too far east because they'll be too far from the subway...

Support Second Avenue

SidneyAnne Stone | Posted 06.09.2013 | New York
SidneyAnne Stone

In keeping with my belief that we need to support Second Avenue businesses through this time of transition until the subway project is complete, I am dedicating my blog to such local businesses.

Save Second Avenue Restaurants!

SidneyAnne Stone | Posted 04.13.2013 | New York
SidneyAnne Stone

As a die hard New York and an obsessive foodie, I feel compelled to devote the occasional piece to a New York City restaurant. Particularly, those res...

PHOTOS: Second Avenue Subway Construction

Posted 01.29.2013 | New York

It's been some time since we last checked in on the rumblings under Manhattan's East Side. Although construction of the Second Avenue Subway has h...

PHOTOS: Explosion At 2nd Avenue Subway Rattles UES

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 10.21.2012 | New York

NEW YORK -- Blasting at the construction site for a New York City subway line has shattered windows and sent smoke billowing up to the street. Metr...

MTA Taps Big Artists For Second Avenue Subway

| Amy Zimmer | Posted 05.15.2012 | New York

MANHATTAN — After the digging and blasting, the dust and noise, the Second Avenue Subway will have shiny new stations with installations from art s...

VIDEO: Village Voice Profiles The Men Behind The Second Ave Subway

The Huffington Post | Jonah Green | Posted 04.12.2012 | New York

The Village Voice has a cover story this week on the sandhogs that are currently building the Second Ave Subway. Local 147 has been in those enormous ...

Report Shows Second Avenue Subway Is, In Fact, Producing Toxic Dust

Posted 03.19.2012 | New York

Despite the MTA's reassurance that their construction to build the Second Avenue Subway is not killing nearby residents, a new report reveals the site...

PHOTOS: The Second Avenue Subway Project Is Giant

Posted 02.28.2012 | New York

Sure, the Second Avenue subway construction is noisy, creates dust tornadoes and skunk-like odors, and maybe punches a hole into the wall of your apar...

Robert Moses and the Second Avenue Subway

Joan Marans Dim | Posted 04.28.2012 | New York
Joan Marans Dim

The world was allegedly created in six days (God rested on the seventh day), so why is it taking New York City so long -- some 90 years, or possibly longer -- to create the Second Avenue Subway?

MTA May Want To Visit Your House At Night

Posted 02.21.2012 | New York

The MTA has been occupied with quelling the fears of residents living near the Second Avenue subway site over complaints regarding the site's perpetua...

Are UESiders Suffering From 'Second Avenue Subway Cough' | Posted 03.27.2012 | New York

UPPER EAST SIDE -- Chris Ebe has had a nagging cough for months. Initially, he blamed allergies. But then the 34-year-old wondered if it was conne...

The Faithful Shopper: New Year's Wishes

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 02.28.2012 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

Here are some retail events I'd like to see in the year(s) ahead. Some are more likely than others, but the holidays are a time for dreaming, aren't they?

LOOK: First Phase Of Second Ave Subway Construction Complete

Posted 11.23.2011 | New York

By ANDREW GROSSMAN, Wall Street Journal The end of the beginning has begun for the Second Avenue subway. The Metropolitan Transportation Authori...

Good News For Commuters

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

WiFi Coming To (Some) Subways It's been reported that the MTA is planning to bring Wi-Fi into six select stations. Plans are underway to have wirele...

Rats Invade The Upper East Side

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Are rats taking over the Upper East Side? Subway construction, cutbacks on city exterminators, and the nice weather (well, not today), may be a respo...

Second Avenue Subway Pictures: MTA Posts Photo Updates On Facebook

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

While it may seem like the Second Avenue subway project has been stalled for oh, decades, according to new pictures posted on Facebook by the MTA, it ...