Nice Guy Just Trying to Chat Slashes Woman When She Laughs at Him

On Saturday evening just before 6 p.m., according to the NYPD, a 34-year-old woman was minding her own business in the Brooklyn Bridge/City Hall subway station when a man came up to her and tried to talk. When she ignored him, he spat at her; when she laughed at him after that, he “allegedly took out a sharp… »5/06/15 10:10am5/06/15 10:10am


You Are Not Insane, The New York City Subway Is Getting Worse

It's not all in your head. You aren't going crazy. Each day, as you stand there desperately clinging to a greasy pole, just trying to get to work, and you encounter yet another delay, you can tell yourself that it really is happening. The New York City subway is getting worse. The numbers prove it. »3/05/15 12:34pm3/05/15 12:34pm

Mystery: Why Is This NYC Subway Experiment Video Making Me Cry?

If you live in New York (or if you've visited enough that you totally know your way around), you've likely noticed that at every subway stop, conductors point at a black and white striped strip. This is something they're required to do in order to ensure that the train stopped in the right place, and I'm sure it gets… »10/30/13 8:30pm10/30/13 8:30pm

Gary The Crooning Construction Worker Will Charm The Pants Off Of You

Residents of Manhattan's East side have to constantly deal with the construction that is slowly but surely (fingers crossed) creating the Second Avenue subway line. But a local construction worker from Queens is, as he put it, "trying to give back a little bit." His name is Gary Russo, and he spends his entire lunch… »8/02/11 3:45pm8/02/11 3:45pm

A mobile program created by a Japanese video-game developer that allows women to ward off gropers ha

A mobile program created by a Japanese video-game developer that allows women to ward off gropers has just become the seventh-most downloaded cellphone application. By pressing on an "anger icon" on the cellphone screen, women can flash the following messages at guys getting a little too close for comfort around:… »10/24/07 11:45am10/24/07 11:45am