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Posted on January 21st, 2009 by The SUBWAYblogger in Open Thread

It’s been a busy few days for SUBWAYblogger.  Thankfully, I can refocus here now and stop neglecting the site!
In other news, did anyone attempt to go to Times Square to watch the Inaugaration yesterday?  If you did, you were probably pretty pissed.
There were thousands that turned out to watch, but from what I’ve heard, there [...]

What’s in store for the state of public transportation in New York City?  With how fast things happen, it is hard to say.
What we do know is that 2009 is likely to be the most dramatic we’ve seen in decades.  The MTA is litterally falling apart with over a billion dollars in budget deficits.  Even [...]

The Kia Motors and NBA Tip Off Celebration Event in Union Square is this week.  They’re setting up a basketball court, have a DJ, yadda yadda.  There will be current and former players there too apparently.
It’s all coming up on October 28th.
A publicist for the event says, “To say the least, it-is-going-to-be-insane.”
Kia paying [...]

Blogroll Pruning

Posted on May 3rd, 2008 by The SUBWAYblogger in Open Thread

Took a look at the blogroll today and noticed that there were a bunch if sites I honestly don’t read anymore.  Either I’ve lost interest, or the owner has stopped posting…whatever.  So, I went through an weeded out some of the dead wood.
So the blogroll is a little shorter now.  If you’re on there, that’s [...]

Death of the Subway Token

Posted on January 7th, 2008 by The SUBWAYblogger in Open Thread

Ahhh these were the days…
The New York City subway token, tool and talisman of city life since Vincent R. Impellitteri was mayor, is dead at age 50, transit officials said yesterday.
The causes of death were technology and economics.
Tokens will be sold for the last time on Saturday, April 12, said Lawrence G. Reuter, president [...]

Well it is usually this time of the year that I run out of Christmas cheer.  It’s about this time that I am ready to kill people on the subway.
Most of it has to do with obnoxious tourists and their 25 shopping bags cramming into the train cars.
See if you can relate to this scenario.  [...]

Open Thread

Posted on September 4th, 2007 by The SUBWAYblogger in Open Thread

Tonight, we asked our SUBWAYblogger Facebook friends to share their craziest experiences on the subway.  Here’s a few of the responses so far:
Franco Barbara
I told a dirty smelly begger to get the fu^k away from me. That was a bad idea. He threw his spare change at me and went nuts. I got him to [...]

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