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The Most Achingly Beautiful 'Missed Connection' We've Ever Read

Posted 01.30.2014 | Divorce

Once in a while, you spot a Craigslist "missed connection" story that's so lovely, you want to believe it's true -- and not the work of some bored wri...

New Hotspot On Brooklyn Commute.

Irina Dvalidze | Posted 07.09.2013 | New York

New York has no shortage of hole in the wall gems. After all, one-of-a-kind finds are what most Brooklynites live for. So it is no surprise that Willi...


Posted 11.08.2012 | New York

After nearly 11 days since the MTA (wisely) shut down the transit system in preparation for Hurricane Sandy, the L train is finally back! The MTA a...

LeBron James Heroin Is A Thing Now

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 10.01.2012 | Crime

LeBron James gets high enough to dunk. This stuff will get you high enough to get arrested. Police in Upper Darby, Pa., say they busted a 19-year-o...

WATCH: Alleged Subway Groper Busted By Good Samaritans

Posted 07.16.2012 | New York

Straphangers banded together Friday evening, busting a 30-year old Bronx man who allegedly groped a woman on the L train. A bystander started filmi...

How to 'Train' Your Bar Crawl: Barhopping Chicago's Red Line

Party Earth | Posted 08.14.2012 | Chicago
Party Earth

Whether you're looking for the perfect way to wind down the workday, playing tourist, need some date ideas, or just a night out with friends, using the train may be the best way to barhop downtown Chicago.

Good News For L Train Riders!

Posted 06.08.2012 | New York

Good news for L train straphangers! The MTA is keeping their promise to combat the line's notorious overcrowding. Starting Sunday, the MTA will add...

L Train Death Suspect Had Previous Arrest At Occupy Wall Street

Posted 03.27.2012 | New York

[UPDATE] Ryan Beauchamp has been arrested in connection with the death of Joshua Basin. Cops spotted him on Bushwick Avenue in Bushwick at 2PM Tuesday...

WATCH: Suspect Leaves The Scene Of Friday's L Train Murder

Posted 03.26.2012 | New York

Police have released surveillance footage in the case of the college student killed by a Manhattan-bound L train Friday night during a physical alterc...

Person Struck and Killed By Subway Train on L Line at Third Avenue

| Posted 03.22.2012 | New York

By Patrick Hedlund MANHATTAN -- A person was struck and killed by an L train in the East Village Saturday morning, halting service and forcing near...

L Train Outages Bad For Brooklyn Business

Posted 12.02.2011 | New York

Last weekend (a holiday weekend, one of the busiest travel weekend of the year), the L train was out of service for the whole weekend, frustrating tho...

WATCH: Shocking L Train Beating Caught On Video

Posted 11.17.2011 | New York

The NYPD is searching for three men seen in a video brutally beating a man on the L train after he scolded them for spitting. The incident happened on...

MTA Looks to Increase L Train Service as Ridership Rises

| Patrick Hedlund | Posted 12.04.2011 | New York

MANHATTAN -- The MTA is looking at increasing rush-hour and weekend service along the crowded L train following inquiries by a local politician into s...

Someone Jumped In Front Of The L Train Wednesday

Posted 07.25.2011 | New York

Various reports indicate that someone jumped in front of the L train at Union Square at 11:30 this morning, according to the Gothamist. A wire rep...

Man Jumps In Front Of L Train After Girlfriend Won't Take Him Back | By Clare Trapasso and Joe Kemp | Posted 05.28.2011 | New York

A man jumped in front of a train in Brooklyn Saturday, killing himself after his ex-girlfriend refused to take him back, sources said. The man, who...

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 ...

CTA To Test New York-Style L Trains On Red Line

Chicago Sun-Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The CTA will roll out new, New York-style L cars on the Red Line next week. The transit agency is testing 10 prototype cars with more aisle-facing se...

Subway Baby Birth: Pregnant Woman Delivers On L Train -- Reports

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

UPDATE: Looks like a false alarm. Gothamist has now published this statement from the MTA: "Our Command Center tells me that at 9:22 a.m. a pregnant...

Debunking The Heroin Craze | Matt Harvey | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

HE WEARS A black hoodie to protect himself from the cold rain. The baby-faced guy is Dominican, probably in his early twenties. He rushes by me at the...

Actress Turns L Train Into Strip Club

Huffington Post/AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

New York (AP) -- A New York City photographer gives himself 30 seconds to take 10 shots of nude models on the subway. Fearing arrest, Zach Hyman also...

Dating in Gay York: The Text Message Kiss Off on the L Train

Justin Miller | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Justin Miller

Let me introduce you to 2009 and to an emerging epidemic happening all around the city, everyday: the broken gay heart.