Category Archives: Accidental Tourist

Let Sleeping Dogs…?

Here’s a commuter dilemma I’ve wondered about more than once. You’re on the train home. Your stop is approaching. The people from your station rise. They put on coats, if it is that time of year. They fold up newspapers … Continue reading

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Horrors of the Midnight Express

I was on the 12:06 out of Gotham Saturday night, following my annual rugby club awards dinner bacchanalia. Much of the train was, it being Saturday, midnight, holidays, etc., bombed. Including the four guys taking up a pair of five … Continue reading

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The Bronxville B**** Unwittingly Visits Tuckahoe

A Bronxville-bound woman let her noblesse oblige slip just a bit on the train recently, and the Patch-Bronxville reporter was there to record the rider’s foul behavior. Jay Wilson writes of a recent trip on Metro-North, and a woman on … Continue reading

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Word of the Week: ACCIDENTAL TOURIST

ACCIDENTAL TOURIST: ACKS-sidd-dental TORR-IST noun: Falling asleep on the commute and waking up several stops past your own in a strange land. Usage: I had two martinis at lunch, then pulled an Accidental Tourist on the 5:46 to White Plains when I woke … Continue reading

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Word of the Week

ACCIDENTAL TOURIST: \ACKS-sidd-dental TORR-IST\ noun: Falling asleep on the commute and waking up several stops past your own in a strange land. Usage: I had two martinis at lunch, then pulled an Accidental Tourist on the 5:46 to White Plains when I woke … Continue reading

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