Subway super hero Wesley Autrey is mourning the loss of his surrogate son.
Roy Huntley, 24, was found on a Manhattan street on Sunday with a gunshot wound to the head.  Police believe he may have gotten into a fight with his attackers.
Autrey told reporters he treated Huntley “like he was my own.”

F Train Likes it Deeeeep

Posted on September 29th, 2008 by The SUBWAYblogger in Video

Deep underground that is. NYC the Blog provides this look at what is probably the deepest subway station in the city, the F train at 63rd and Lex.

It is a rough day when those escalators break down.

Possibly one of the worst jobs of all time.  Can you imagine working in a subway platform newsstand stand?  Having to deal with the degenerates of the city all day long?
The heat in the summer alone would be enough for me to throw myself on the tracks.
My biggest concern would be my health.  I’m sorry, [...]

The nostalgia subway train ran to Yankee Stadium for the final game, but did you know that it is also the final season for Shea Stadium?  Haha.  Yankee Stadium is stealing spotlight bigtime.
Anyway, the MTA is going to run the nostalgia train out to Queens for the final Mets game at Shea Stadium.
The MTA sent [...]

For the first time, I noticed that the MTA finally installed new fluorescent light bulbs in the track tunnels of my subway line.  
My train was stopped midtunnel because of train traffic, and one of those single, white bulbs was just outside the window.  They even replaced the blue marker bulbs (that indicate power cutoff [...]

Heavy Breathers

Posted on September 23rd, 2008 by The SUBWAYblogger in Contribution

This is a second-hand story that I will retell now.  I’m sure many of you will be able to relate.
I was speaking to a lady friend the other night, and she was telling me how she hates heavy nose breathers on the subway.
She’s not very tall.  Average height I guess.  However, when she’s in a [...]

A Look Back at the Summer

Posted on September 22nd, 2008 by The SUBWAYblogger in This just in

With Fall officially here (thank god), it’s time to look back at the summer.  Here’s some of our most popular stories.

Standing Room Only
Smack in the Face
Optional Security Checks
Pro Islam Ads on the Subway
Bum Fight
Poo
Backpack Douchebags
Subway Bull

With that, feel free to share your craziest subway story of the summer.  Might actually become a featured post.  With [...]

Tonight marks the closing of the “House that Ruth Built” up in the Bronx.  To help celebrate, the MTA rolled out the nostalgia train.
The four-car “Nostalgia Special” is scheduled to leave Grand Central-42nd Street at approximately 6 p.m., arriving at 161st Street-Yankee Stadium about 30 minutes later. The cars, originally operated by the Interborough Rapid [...]

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