Category Archives: Beer

Enjoying Beer in the Can

The scene in the Metro-North bathroom Saturday night. I added one vacated vessel to this rogue’s gallery of empties. Hint: It wasn’t the Bud Light, the Bud Light tallboy, the Four Loko or the toilet paper. It was a beer … Continue reading

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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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Hopping the LIRR To (C)Hicksville

The Long Island Railroad, and its boozy late-night riders, got some harsh treatment on How I Met Your Mother the other night. The cad Barney hatches a plan to pick up women on the “Drunk Train”–the last train out of … Continue reading

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Chase-ing the Evening Train to Greenwich

Chase Carey, one of the most powerful media figures in the world, hops the beleaguered New Haven Line from Grand Central home to the Connecticut suburbs most days, despite having a princely car allowance. Carey, News Corp.’s president and CEO … Continue reading

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TRAINJOTTING TURNS 5: Envy

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‚Äôs sin is ENVY. Word of the Week: HEINEKENVIOUS Previously ran in November 2011. HEINEKENVIOUS HINE-i-KEN-vee-uhs … Continue reading

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TRAINJOTTING TURNS 5: Sloth

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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