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It's Hard to Find a Good Samaritan

Attiyya Anthony | Posted 07.23.2011 | New York
Attiyya Anthony

By no means are MTA riders obligated to give, but if someone touches your heart, it shouldn't be illegal -- helping someone out should never be illegal.

Last Gasp: Q&A With Osama bin Laden

John Bobey | Posted 07.11.2011 | Comedy
John Bobey

Osama... Osama bin Laden -- is that you? Yes, yes it is -- who is this? It's me, John Bobey.

Subway Etiquette, or, "What's Wrong With Other People?"

Paul LaRosa | Posted 07.05.2011 | New York
Paul LaRosa

New Yorkers are a pretty smart lot, so I ask myself: why can't they figure out how to get in and out of a subway car, something they are forced to do thousands of times in their lifetimes?

Entrepreneurs Are Stopped Cold for Lack of "Skin in the Game"

Jerry Chautin | Posted 06.18.2011 | Business
Jerry Chautin

Passion and a great idea are not enough to start a business. In my last two columns, I wrote that you must demonstrate enough predictable cash flow an...

Fast Food Chains Going Green? Their Efforts May Surprise You

Gay Browne | Posted 06.14.2011 | Green
Gay Browne

Given that the fast food industry is over a $100 billion dollar enterprise, we encourage that when you have to grab a quick bite to eat, do so at a chain that is making a true effort to minimize its impact on the environment.

MTA Using The Subway To Transport Garbage

Posted 06.13.2011 | New York

With all the talk of the upcoming rat takeover, this story out of the Daily News today won't help matters much. That is, that the MTA uses subway ...

Student Hit By Subway Car Mourned By Classmates | Posted 06.04.2011 | New York

LOWER EAST SIDE -- Friends and classmates of a Lower East Side student who died after striking his head on subway car last week expressed shock and sa...

WATCH: Jar Jar Binks Character Beat Up On The Subway

| Patrick Hedlund | Posted 06.01.2011 | New York

MANHATTAN -- Brutal subway beating or April Fool's Day hoax? An improv joke purportedly gone awry ended up with an actor dressed as a "Star Wars" ...

Spaghetti Fight Video Fails To Sway MTA Policy, Grub Ban Nixed

AP/The Huffington Post | CHRIS HAWLEY | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — The city's subway riders can handle panhandlers, rats and tuneless street musicians. But eating spaghetti in a crowded subway car? Well, ...

WATCH: Coolest Guy To Ever Ride The Subway?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

A lot of people are going to post this video because of the clearly disturbed man yelling and demanding to be called by his name, "Bloody Loco." We f...

Canadian Fugitive Charged In NYC Subway Plot

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — A Canadian fugitive helped get terror training for three New Yorkers accused in a failed al-Qaida sanctioned plot to attack the city'...

Comedians Tweet The News

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Twitter is the perfect outlet for comedians to try out new jokes and share their humorous thoughts on current events with the world. We've collected a...

Subway Surpasses McDonald's, Conquers World

Anneli Rufus | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Anneli Rufus

What is American mega-fast food doing to local food? How and why do consumers in countries with delicious local breads even bear to eat American fast food with its horrific cringe-worthy breads?

McDonald's No Longer The World's Largest Restaurant Chain

The Huffington Post | Dean Praetorius | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

McDonald's is no longer the world's largest restaurant chain. That honor now goes to Subway. The sandwich giant just passed the golden arches in te...

Reflections on a Natural Disaster by a New York Kiwi

Cheryl Pearl Sucher | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Cheryl Pearl Sucher

Few understand the unique nature of this fiercely proud and independent country which is now suffering the terrible loss of so many in the recent Christchurch earthquake.

SUBWAY HERO | By Barry Paddock, Pete Donohue and Rocco Parascandola | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

The mystery hero who rescued a woman pushed onto the subway tracks by a deranged lunatic made a surprise visit Monday to the victim's hospital room. ...

The Beijing Subway Challenge: How Does It Compare to New York?

An Xiao Mina | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
An Xiao Mina

It's not fair to compare two train systems of vastly different ages with vastly different histories and needs, but no one ever said life would be fair. So let's see how they measure up.

What To Do With New York's Subway Map? | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

After listening to the current iteration of the New York City subway map called everything from bilious to muddy to messy to a mongrel, I almost felt ...

Your Commute Is About To Get Worse

AP | CHRIS HAWLEY | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — When members of Congress met recently to discuss revitalizing passenger trains in the United States, they chose Grand Central Termina...

How to Make a Hoagie (Healthy!)

Maria Rodale | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Maria Rodale

Recently, I had the pleasure and honor of having Dr. Andrew Weil "stop by my kitchen" for a chat. He mentioned one of his favorite foods growing up i...

Animator Sold 40,000 DVDs Of His Cartoon Series On The Subway | By Jacob E. Osterhout | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Forty thousand dollars. That's a lot of cheese, especially when earned on the subway, one buck at a time. But Mark Stansberry has a dream, and he b...

Man Killed By L Train In Brooklyn | JOHN DOYLE | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

A man was killed early this morning after a subway train struck him in Brooklyn, authorities said. The victim, believed to be in his 30s, was killed ...

Man's Leg Severed By Oncoming 6 Train | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

MANHATTAN -- A 30-year-old man was struck by a subway train on the Upper East Side Friday morning, fire officials said. The man survived, and was t...

Man Survives Suicidal Leap In Front Of Times Square Subway | By Jane H. Furse and Barry Paddock | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Horrified witnesses said the man stood on the tracks in front of the oncoming Queens-bound R train about 8:45 p.m. yelling for onlookers to call his w...

The Subway Is Making You Sick

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Sadly, this will not surprise you. A new British study found that riding the subway greatly increases your risk of respiratory infections. From The ...