Category Archives: Beer guy

Beer Me, Elmo

Snapped on the 8:40 this morning. Please send your best caption. Winner gets a copy of my New York Commuter’s Glossary.

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Good Things Brewing in Penn Station

Most commuters would probably say that arriving into/departing Grand Central Terminal, versus Penn Station, is worth a few percentage points of their salary each year. Yet here’s one category where Penn Station wins: Pints of draft beer to go. Sure, … Continue reading

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Hoppy Birthday To You

Happy one year anniversary to Beer Table Pantry, the Grand Central craft brew shop that broadened the beverage spectrum for commuters immensely when it opened across from Track 13 last summer. Perhaps I will mark the milestone with a Dogfish … Continue reading

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MTA: Don’t Call Our Beer Guys ‘Beer Guys’!

The MTA left thousands of fliers on the train seats this morning, repositioning the Grand Central beer cart guys as much, much more than purveyors of frostly Bud tallboys. Indeed, you might never even know the beer guys sell beer, … Continue reading

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New Uni’s and Carts For MNR Beer Guys

Anyone notice the new uniforms, and the new signage on the carts, for the beer guys in Grand Central? Until recently, they wore light blue polo shirts. I assume they wore some sort of pants as well, but their legs … Continue reading

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Each day this week, to commemorate our fifth birthday, Trainjotting is publishing memorable posts from the past, grouped under a specific Seven Deadly Sin. Today is Sloth. From September 2011: An Open Letter To: Posted on September 16, 2011 by … Continue reading

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Word of the Week: HEINEKENVIOUS

HEINEKENVIOUS HINE-i-KEN-vee-uhs adjective: Pangs of jealousy one feels when opting not to buy a beer for the train ride, then sitting across from a person who appears to be enjoying their adult beverage immensely. Usage: I decided not to buy … Continue reading

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An Open Letter To:

The man who chugs two Bud Tall Boys between Grand Central and Hawthorne on a nightly basis. It’s 5 o’clock somewhere, as the saying goes. In fact, it’s 5 o’clock here, which means you’re probably on line at the beer … Continue reading

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Big Chase, No Kill

Attractive woman sashays down the ramp to Track 29 yesterday. She’s slim and black, well dressed, and carries herself with a certain elan. (Ever since watching Chris Rock’s clever documentary…Rockumentary?…on black women’s hair, Good Hair, I can’t help but think … Continue reading

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The Wizard of Oz.

As JerseyJim noted, commuters in search of potent potables have an alternative option to the overpriced-albeit-convenient beer & booze guys situated on the Grand Central platforms. Yes, Rite Aid has a wide selection of beer for those who have the … Continue reading

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