Category Archives: 28th Street

The Race Was On

I really didn’t want to take the 5:27. See, I had to run a Cub Scouts meeting for Little G and his den at 6:45, and taking the 5:27 would mean I had just about 10 minutes to have dinner, … Continue reading

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Bark the Herald Angels Sing!

Seen en route to work yesterday, Park Avenue South and 31st Street.

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A Uni-que Commuter

I thought I was, ya know, sort of unique in riding my bike to the train station each day. This fellow, located at 28th and Park Ave. South, rides his unicycle. He rode in place while waiting for the light … Continue reading

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Goodbye, Deli

There was this deli I used to pop into every morning for the bagel and schmear and coffee. Then, one day about six weeks ago, something strange happened. I ordered my usual order. For some reason, the guy behind the … Continue reading

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My Nine-Minute Trip From Work to GCT

It was, quite simply, the least amount of time I’ve ever given myself to catch a train. And I’ve pushed the limits quite a bit. I had my eye on the 5:46. I’d like to say I had something absolutely … Continue reading

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Hard Hats, Thick Heads

We were all just outside the 6 train at 28th and Park. A woman in white scrubs was trying to get an elderly woman into a cab. The elderly woman’s partner, a heavyset old man, stood nearby in a suit, … Continue reading

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Sign o’ the Times

Thanks to the new work locale two blocks closer to Grand Central, I’ve been exiting the 6 train out the ass-end (perhaps there is a better way to rephrase that) at 28th, as opposed to the front end at 26th … Continue reading

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TRAINJOTTING CLASSIC: An Open Letter To:

From June 29, 2009 The woman who muttered a sarcastic “thank you” to my back after I cut her off at the 28th Street stop this morning. First off, Ma’am, I don’t think I was really, truly in the wrong. It’s … Continue reading

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An Open Letter To:

The Man Who Put on the Necktie While Standing on the 6 Train. You were a short fellow, Asian, black hair flecked with gray. I’d say you were 45. You got on the 6 at 42nd Street and illuminated the car … Continue reading

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An Open Letter To:

The guy in the white dress shirt and khakis, throwing his weight around at the 28th Street stop this morning. The 6 train heading down from Grand Central was jammed. We spilled out at 28th, happy for the fresher air … Continue reading

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