Tagged with subway

Clean up on the Q

On the subway the other morning I dropped my iced coffee. It did that flippity flip thing where for a brief second I thought it would land right side up. No dice. 16oz of coffee and iced spilled all over the place. Luckily no one was hit by the splatter but rivers of coffee formed … Continue reading

Urban Math Skills

My friends live near me but we don’t all use the same subway stop. When we need to meet up to go somewhere together we’ll often agree to meet on a train. We agree on a time to meet at a specific stop, each person figuring out what that means for their departure from their … Continue reading

Crutch. Step. Karma.

I’ve spent the last few days hobbling around NYC on crutches to the point that yesterday when I graduated to using just the one, my shoulders thanked me. It’s been a long week.┬áMonday, I attempted commuting to work by subway and though not impossible it was so physically exhausting that I had to take a … Continue reading

A commuter’s need or right?

Walking through Penn Station many of the commuters whether coming or going had beers from or for their train ride home to Long Island. For reasons unknown (to me), the MTA allows consumption of alcohol on the LIRR but not on the Subway. They operate both services and both are in subject to NY’s open … Continue reading

Exes and Ohs

Eight million people live in New York City. So one would think that the odds of running into people you know would be pretty slim, right? Wrong. I bump into people I know all the time and not because I am always going to the same places. Quite the contrary. Over the past few months … Continue reading