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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 ...

NYC Studies Possible Subway Tunnel to Jersey

nytimes.com | CHARLES v. BAGLI and NICHOLAS CONFESSORE | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Ever since Gov. Chris Christie of New Jersey killed an expensive plan for a new commuter rail tunnel to Manhattan, the Bloomberg administration has be...

The Subways Are Totally Screwed Up This Weekend

brooklynpaper.com | Gary Buiso | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Here are the service changes affecting you this weekend (Saturday, Jan. 15 at 12:01 am to Monday, Jan. 17 at 5 am, unless otherwise noted): 2,3,4: B...

Lady Behind Subway Announcements Doesn't Take The Subway

nytimes.com | JAMES BARRON | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

The next time you are standing there waiting for the subway, late for work and worried your boss will notice, think of this: The voice that tells you ...

WATCH: No Pants Subway Ride 2011 Takes Over NYC Subways

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

We warned you last week that your Sunday afternoon subway ride might be interrupted by a little more skin than usual. The 10th annual No Pants Subway...

WATCH: Pants Off On The Subway This Sunday

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Do you ever have the sudden urge (whether because of the oppressive heat or for other reasons..) to take your pants off on the New York City subway? ...

WATCH: FILM: Mini-Documentary 'Undercity' Explores New York's Subway Tunnels, Bridges

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

Andrew Wonder's new mini-documentary, Undercity, explores the literal underbelly of New York, including subway tunnels and bridges. The film was a col...

Artists Come Forward To Discuss Hidden Subway Street Art Project

Gothamist | [1] | | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

More artists are coming forward with bits and pieces of their stories about working on the Underbelly Project, whose existence was revealed to the wor...

Man Hit By Subway Car Is Academy Award-Nominated Screenwriter

popeater.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

'Monster's Ball' screenwriter Will Rokos has something to be thankful for, and it's not just his respected Hollywood career. Rokos survived being hit ...

Man Struck by Train on West 14th St. Platform

dnainfo.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

MANHATTAN -- A man who was hit in the head as he looked to see if a subway train was arriving was in critical condition Sunday, the New York Post repo...

WATCH: This Is What Happens When You Punch A Cop In The Face

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

If you ever feel like punching a cop in the face -- don't. During an arrest at the Broadway Junction stop in East New York someone decided to physical...

Social Media Helps Wall Street Meet Main Street

Matt Wilson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Matt Wilson

Social media is all the buzz in small business. Everyone has seen their local mom and pop store using social tools to keep in touch with their clientele. Where does Wall Street meet Main Street? Franchising.

PHOTOS: Is This The End Of The Cobble Hill Tunnel?

The Huffington Post | Jonah Green | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Until recently, New Yorkers have been able to glimpse a piece of decayed (but preserved) history below ground-- the abandoned Atlantic Avenue tunnel i...

The Most Beautiful Subway Stations in the World (SLIDESHOW)

TravelSort | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
TravelSort

What do you think when you think of subway stations? Dark and grimy? Me too, until my first trip to St. Petersburg. If you're traveling in any of these cities, take a tour of the subway.

Intrepid Art Fans ARRESTED For Visiting Hidden Site

The Huffington Post | Jonah Green | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

If you're dying to know where the sprawling, hidden street art installation The Underbelly Project is, be careful what you wish for. Cops have begun c...

PHOTOS: Amazing Street Art Project In Abandoned Subway

The Huffington Post | Grace Green | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

The art world is abuzz about an exhibit that neither spectators nor buyers are able to see. The Underbelly Project, one of the largest exhibits of st...

REPORT: Manhattan Is So Loud It's Killing You

nypost.com | BILL SANDERSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

You've got to shout to be heard in this town -- and it's killing us. Noise in 98 percent of Manhattan's public space exceeds healthy levels, says a s...

Subway Employee Asks Pakistani-Born Customer If He Was A Terrorist, Ordered To Pay Fine

Chicago Sun-Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

An employee at a Subway restaurant in North Chicago was ordered to pay a $75 fine for asking a Pakistani-born customer if he was being recruited to be...

THE WORST

nypost.com | TOM NAMAKO, Transit Reporter | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

It's Clearly the worst! The C line is the scummiest and slowest subway in the entire system for the second year in a row, an annual report has found....

Morgan Stanley Fires Subway Friend Finder

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

"I just want to say something for like 30 seconds." Solomon Lederer, a software developer for Morgan Stanley, had an interesting pastime: during the m...

Man Killed By E Train During Police Chase

dnainfo.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

A man was struck and killed by an E train early Thursday morning during what an MTA spokesperson described as a police chase. "Apparently the person ...

25th Anniversary of Westway

Gene Russianoff | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Gene Russianoff

In New York City's long tradition of fighting City Hall, one of the most spectacular examples happened a quarter century ago this week.

PHOTOS: The Craziest Things To Happen in Public Transportation

Huffington Post | Alden Wicker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Sometimes riding the same commute every day can be tedious. Luckily we have performers, innovators, and one direction-challenged German to shake thing...

On the Waterfront: A New Park Rises in Brooklyn

Joel Epstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Joel Epstein

There's so much new public space in NY that even a tourist magnet as big as the City can afford to let the public know about some of its new gems.

End Of The Line For V, W Trains

AP | MARC BEJA | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — New Yorkers took some subways and buses for the last time on Friday, a few of them carrying cardboard tombstones to mourn the end of ...