On January 25th, New York City’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority voted to raise the price of unlimited MetroCards by 4 percent from $116.50 to $121. Some city residents argue that… Read more “NYC Residents Push for Subway “Fair Fares””
For Melissa Magal, the clock is ticking. As the owner of two restaurants in Brooklyn, she has less than 800 days before her employees and customers will… Read more “For Brooklyn Residents and Small Business Owners, “What The L” is Next?”
On a Saturday afternoon, about 10 young violinists from ages 8 to 13 performed at Grand Central Station to celebrate German composer Johann Sebastian Bach’s birthday.
Unlike performing in a concert hall where musicians can easily capture the attention of the audience, playing music in a busy subway station proved to be a challenge. Many people passed by without even looking at the violinists. “Sometimes it’s a little discouraging when people walked past you,” said Lila, a 13-year-old violinist who played in the event. “But you want to keep on playing no matter what.”
Subway aims to be totally antibiotic-free by 2025.
Navigating the New York City subway station can be daunting at times. However, for Tiffany Hall, even getting down to the platform is a challenge. “I try… Read more “Despite MTA Progress, Disabled Subway Passengers Must Plan Alternate Routes”
The Bronx is a borough in constant transition. With an influx of new immigrants from the Dominican Republic and Ghana as well as transplants from Manhattan, Brooklyn,… Read more “Living Together and Apart”