116th Street and Lexington Avenue Platform Harlem, 1914

116th street in east harlem

A great photograph on a sunny day taken on the 116th Street and Lexington Avenue subway platform looking north, on December 14th, in East Harlem, New York, 1914. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s 125th Street Is NYC’s #1 Sexiest Subway Stop

subwaycomposite4It’s no underground secret that Harlem’s subways are the ultimate in people-watching (the 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, N, R, B and C trains) — and we’ve got a lot of attractive people traveling in and around our village: to get to model casting calls, fab food spots or hot new startups – Harlem is it. Continue Reading →

Traffic Update: Problems At 125th Street

two train in harlemDue to switch problems at 125th Street, there are no B and D trains in both directions between 34th Street and 59th Street and C trains are running express between Canal Street and 59th Street in Manhattan. Continue Reading →

The Elevated Railroad, Harlem, 1816

Tenth Avenue runs through the Chelsea and Hell’s Kitchen neighborhoods on the west side of the borough, and then as Amsterdam Avenue, through the Upper West Side, Harlem and Washington Heights. Continue Reading →

Commuters Angry At False MTA Safety Reports

Commuters are furious after learning that the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) released a report revealing incomplete safety checks on the subway.

The MTA report said this week there had been a rush to get crucial safety checks done on the subway, but investigators said the reports were either made up, delayed or skipped altogether.

…report found that inspectors had falsified thousands of subway signal inspections… Continue Reading →