Category Archives: Coney Island

Asperger’s Kid Spends 11 Days Hiding in Subway System

There’s a heartbreaking Page 1 story in today’s NY Times about a 13 year old boy who, fearing a scolding at his Bensonhurst home, ran away and spent the next 11 days riding the rails. Francisco “Franky” Hernandez Jr. eluded … Continue reading

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End of the Line: Monasteries, Fake Elvises and Shoot the Freak

Fun story in yesterday’s Times about what surrounds the 24 last stops on the NYC subway system. The reporters do a very good job in gathering interesting details, from the excessive hand-waver at Station Plaza in Queens, to the sad … Continue reading

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