Category Archives: 6 train

The Fire Down Below

I was hoofing it down Park Ave South this morning, in between 30th and 31st. A glow from down below caught my eye–a fire in the 4-5-6 train cigarette butt wasteland 15 feet below. I called 911 from a pay … Continue reading

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Tell it to the Hand

The street outside the 6 train at 28th and Park is now completely idiot-proof, thanks to digital countdowns before the pedestrianlight turns red.

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100 Pennies For Your Thoughts

A few times a year, the sawed off paper cup I use to hold loose change at work turns into a swarm of brown uselessness, the fine silver fished out for the candy machine, leaving a worthless batch of begrimed┬ápennies. … Continue reading

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Subway Fare Hikes Start Early

I don’t know that this has ever happened to me in my seven years of using a MetroCard. I made my way to the turnstile under Grand Central this morning, en route to the 6. I saw the massive lines … 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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