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Subway Performers

Subway Performers Now Have The Luxury of Being Harassed On The 2nd Avenue Subway Line

Josmar Trujillo | Posted 01.18.2017 | New York
Josmar Trujillo

The cameras were rolling and the champagne was flowing a few weeks ago as Manhattan's newest subway line was christened by crowds of Upper East Siders...

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New York Subway Performers Stand Up To Police With Big Subway Jam Session | Saki Knafo | Posted 10.22.2014 | Politics

If New York City in the post-Bloomberg era can still be called gritty, artistic, and weird, the political demonstration in the Metropolitan Avenue sub...

Bratton's War... on Acrobats. Yes, Acrobats.

Josmar Trujillo | Posted 09.14.2014 | New York
Josmar Trujillo

Police commissioner Bill Bratton has cracked down on panhandlers in New York City as part of his decades-old "Broken Windows" schtick -- the theory that focuses on low-level crimes as a way of preventing bigger crime.

If You Ride The Subway, You'll Love This

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 01.24.2014 | Comedy

If you live in New York or anywhere with a subway and the words "it's showtime" give you an involuntary panic, you'll love this this "Saturday Night L...

WATCH: Rick Springfield Performs Jessie's Girl In Penn Station

The Huffington Post | Katherine Bindley | Posted 10.10.2012 | New York

There's never been a shortage of hidden talent roaming around New York City's subways. Remember that guy who gave a moving performance of Adele's "Som...

WATCH: Brooklyn's Greatest Busker Sings 'On Again, Off Again'

Posted 05.11.2012 | New York

Take off your headphones, New York. If you ride the L or G trains, namely through the Metropolitan Ave./Lorimer Street stop in Williamsburg, you need ...

WATCH: Everyone Thinks This Subway Wedding Is Real

Posted 02.02.2012 | New York

This is believable for the first few minutes, even eliciting warm feelings and an "Only in New York"-type of pride. Awww, you think, what a beautiful ...

WATCH: Ridiculously Moving Subway Performance Of 'Someone Like You'

Posted 02.01.2012 | New York

Today in beautiful subway performances, we give you this: a man's moving rendition of Adele's "Someone Like You" on the platform at 86th Street. Ev...

WATCH: Shakespeare On A Train

Posted 10.17.2011 | Comedy

The subway is home to many a performer, busker and motivational speaker. It's also the site of an occasional Shakespearian performance thanks to a cou...

WATCH: Gas-Masked Dancers Hit The Subway

Posted 09.17.2011 | New York

It's been said New York's subway systems are a clear target for terrorist activities. Strange, then, that a shirtless, tattoed man in a gas mask serpe...

Help Us Find New York's Best Subway Performers

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

While subway systems outside of New York might be cleaner and break down less often -- and let's be honest, most of them do -- few are as filled with ...