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There’s Finally a Song About Dollar Vans and It Slaps

Anywhere that public transit fails to serve, you will find people filling the gap themselves. This is the story of the dollar van, honored now, thankfully, with a hit. Busy Signal himself is from Jamaica, but the song focuses first on the increasingly famous dollar vans of Flatbush in Brooklyn, the city’s Little Caribbean. For …

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Please Enjoy Tugster, My Favorite Blog That’s Not What You Think It Is

I assure you that tugster is very much not what you think it is about. It is, in actuality, a blog about tugboats in New York City. tugster: a waterblog scenes from the sixth boro and gallivants beyond by any and all the crew Read more Read What I appreciate about tugster: a waterblog (scenes …

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What’s Up With This Green Ooze in a New York City Subway Construction Site?

Image: Patrick Ferguson Construction for the Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s L train subway tunnel has been ongoing in Lower Manhattan, and recently, locals have noticed dumpsters filled with cartoonishly green ooze on the site. And no, this isn’t some setup to a Ninja Turtles joke. The sludge, which was first reported on by Gothamist Wednesday, can …

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New York City Buses Are Now Pleading For Help

Photo: TJANI/Twitter/GIF: Jason Torchinsky New York City’s public transit system is a mess. Each day, as it becomes increasingly decrepit, it seems to cry for help. And now the buses are, quite literally, calling out for help. Two Subway Cars In New York Were ‘Covered In Feces’ This Morning A dispatch from the life of …