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Countdown Clocks Coming to Borough Hall

The practice of leaning over the platform edge and staring into the tunnel to see if the Lexington Ave Express is coming should be ending shortly at Borough Hall. The MTA has new signs in the station announcing that real-time train information will be coming soon to the already-installed display panels on both the Lex […]

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Stench in Court Street Station?

We’ve received a reader complaint (I’ve deleted the comment, because it was off the topic of the post to which it was appended) that the Court Street subway station (M and R lines) “smells like a latrine.” Has anyone else noticed this?

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Person Killed in Apparent Train Leap

A short while ago, a person was pronounced dead after he was struck by a Manhattan-bound train at the Borough Hall station on the Lexington Avenue line. Witnesses are stating that the unidentified man appeared to have intentionally jumped in front of the train.

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Transit Hearing Wednesday Evening

The Straphangers Campaign has alerted us to a hearing concerning the MTA’s proposed fare hikes and service cuts to be held this Wednesday beginning at 6:00 P.M., in the Trianon Room of the New York Hilton, 1355 Avenue of the Americas (between 54th and 55th Streets) in Manhattan. Another hearing will be held on Wednesday, […]

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Clark Street Fashion

Nabe blogger La Parapluie checks out cool fashion in Brooklyn Heights: La Parapluie: Clark Street: I sometimes see the best looks on people waiting for the subway at 9AM on weekdays in Brooklyn Heights…are they going to Wall Street in these outfits?? Doubtful. This drop-waisted coat (what a great idea!!) was paired with slouchy cowboy […]

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