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Euro-Vandals & Tagged Up Subway Cars

It has come to my attention that Europeans from Germany, Italy, France, Spain, Switzerland, Denmark and Norway, come to NYC to vandalize, or well, tag up/ create a “piece”, on subway cars for street cred back home. According to Gothamist, a few years ago, a Daily News report found that 70% of elaborate subway car graffiti is created […]

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MetroCard Stages of Grief

That’s it folks, I’m self-diagnosing. I’ve been in MetroCard Damage Grief for the past couple of days, and as of 9:00 this morning I’ve finally reached acceptance. For reference, the 5 stages of grief, or DABDA, per Kubler-Ross, are: Denial | Anger | Bargaining | Depression | Acceptance Monday morning I made the bold, smart, and “economic” decision to purchase […]

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Disgruntled MNR Commuter

Dear Metro-North Railroad, On behalf of the hundreds of disgruntled, LATE-for-work, and tired MNR commuters, please don’t ever completely cancel a rush hour express train again…you must be completely out of your minds, you inconsiderate fools! The train I’m referring to is the Hudson line, in-bound 7:44 this AM (from DbsF) which was cancelled for […]

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Books on the Corner

In lieu of a closed 238th Stop on the 1 Train (thank you MTA for the inconvenience), I discovered a new little secret on the corner of 231st and Broadway up in Kingsbridge- an older gentlemen selling books, vintage, classics and pretty recent magazines. Awesome pricing too, a bargain to say the least! Magazines: 2/$1, or $.50 […]

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