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Subway Performers Emerge From The Underground To Become Viral Rockstars

The Huffington Post | Alexandra Zaslow | Posted 03.25.2014 | Good News

Meet the talented trio that has taken the Internet by storm. Too Many Zooz, an instrumental group known for playing in New York City's Union Square...

The 5 Moms You're Bound to Meet on the NYC Subway

Mommy Nearest | Posted 04.12.2014 | New York
Mommy Nearest

2. The Guilt Tripper: She may not have the physical strength of The Hulk Mom, but she makes up for it with her emotional cunning, always waiting at the edge of the stairs.

The Subway Ride of the Vanities...

Paul LaRosa | Posted 03.12.2014 | New York
Paul LaRosa

One of the more curious sights on the NYC subway is the seemingly endless parade of women who, upon getting a seat, proceed to put on their "face" in ...

Everyone Wants To Phase Out The MetroCard

Posted 01.23.2014 | New York

This week marks the 20th anniversary of the MetroCard as a staple in New Yorkers' wallets. What better way to honor its legacy than to renew calls for...

Blind Man, Dog Survive Being Run Over By Train In NYC

Posted 12.18.2013 | New York

A blind man and his dog survived being run over by a train at the 125th Street subway station in New York City Tuesday morning, the MTA confirms. ...

'Subway Cupid' Is A Job Now

The Huffington Post | Jane Janeczko | Posted 12.05.2013 | New York

Want to pick up some extra bucks? Enjoy creeping on people in the subway? Then you might find this Train Spottings Craigslist ad calling for "subway c...

WATCH: If NYC Were In 'Super Mario World'

The Huffington Post | Jane Janeczko | Posted 12.04.2013 | New York

Actor and comedian Robert Bacon has re-imagined the New York City subway map as a a Super Mario World-scape. Bacon, who previously designed a Donk...

Eking Out A Life As A Subway Busker

AP | JAKE PEARSON | Posted 10.30.2013 | New York

NEW YORK -- NEW YORK (AP) — To many, the real soundtrack of New York City plays out well below the street cacophony of rumbling traffic and honking ...

Hop On The Ñ Train

The Huffington Post | Jane Janeczko | Posted 10.22.2013 | New York

A group calling themselves "Z Street Art" has taken credit for the re-christening of the N train in New York City as the Ñ train. The artists say the...

Spike In People Killed By Trains In NYC

New York | Posted 10.17.2013 | New York

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority is on pace to set a grim new mark. If the current trend holds, more people will die along the rail and subwa...

NYC Subway Cleaner Catches Mugger, Redefines Everyday Hero

Posted 09.25.2013 | Good News

A New York City subway cleaner says she was just doing her job, but we're pretty sure "catching criminals" was not an MTA requirement. Nevertheles...

Report: NYC Subway Fares Could Rise 50 Percent

The New York World | Posted 09.29.2013 | New York

By Claire Moses, The New York World You’d better start saving: In a decade, bus and subway fares in New York City could be 50 percent higher ...

The Benefits of Renaming the New York Subway

Kevin Richberg | Posted 09.24.2013 | New York
Kevin Richberg

Rather than reargue the time old philosophical questions of "What's in a Name?" I thought it might be more helpful to accept this inevitability with a forward thinking attitude and develop a set of rules for the process instead.

It's Official!

| Posted 07.22.2013 | New York

By Ben Fractenberg NEW YORK CITY — The G train is going places. Service on the G line will increase and weekend service on the M train  will be...

An Ode To The World's Subway Signs

Posted 07.21.2013 | Travel

Some are easy to identify and others… not so much. Most of us can find the sign pointing us in the direction of mass transit that is common to our m...

The G Train Could Finally Be A Lot Less Frustrating

Posted 07.16.2013 | New York

All of Brooklyn's complaining, clever ridiculing, and immeasurable patience may soon pay off. The MTA is pledging to bring increased service to th...

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...

NSA Spying Program Claimed To Foil Potential Attack

Reuters | Posted 08.07.2013 | Politics

By Mark Hosenball WASHINGTON June 7 (Reuters) - A secret U.S. intelligence program to collect emails that is at the heart of an uproar...

Subway System Being Prepared For Next Big Storm

AP | By KAREN MATTHEWS | Posted 07.17.2013 | New York

NEW YORK (AP) — Removable panels and inflatable plugs are among the ideas New York City's transit officials are considering to stop the next big sto...

Cuomo Picks New MTA Chief

Newsday | Posted 06.12.2013 | New York

Thomas Prendergast, the head of New York City's bus and subway system and a former Long Island Rail Road president, has been handpicked by Gov. Andrew...

Nearly Every Subway Line To Undergo Maintenance Work This Weekend

DNAinfo | Posted 04.12.2013 | New York

NEW YORK CITY — Brace yourselves, New Yorkers. Nearly every subway line will undergo service changes this weekend because of the MTA's ongoing Ca...

WATCH: A HUGE Explosion Below Manhattan

Posted 04.09.2013 | New York

The MTA set off a major underground blast in Manhattan recently, as part of the enormous East Side Access project. The MTA says the explosion was t...

NYC Subway Worker Helps Save Three People From Getting Hit By Train

AP | Posted 04.08.2013 | New York

NEW YORK -- A New York City subway worker is being hailed as a hero for preventing a train from hitting a man who'd had a seizure and two other people...

South Ferry Subway Station Partially Reopens

AP | VERENA DOBNIK | Posted 04.04.2013 | New York

NEW YORK -- Five months ago, Superstorm Sandy sent 15 million gallons of seawater into a state-of-the-art subway station, paralyzing a major New York ...

WATCH: Woman Brutally Beaten, Robbed In Subway

DNAinfo | Posted 04.03.2013 | New York

BOROUGH PARK — A 56-year-old woman was brutally beaten and robbed inside of a Borough Park subway station earlier this month, cops said. The vict...