Category Archives: iPhone

Cops Nab LIRR iPhone Thief

MTA police collared 20-year old Thomas Gray of Queens for his alleged involvement in three incidents on the LIRR–involving a purloined iPhone, iPod and purse from riders on the Port Washington line. The purse went missing last February, while this … Continue reading

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Jersey Jim Locked In ‘Portal’ Combat

Commuters on New Jersey Transit often worry and complain about crossing the river to and from Manhattan, but the mighty Hudson is often wrongly accused as the wager of our woe. It’s the¬†Hackensack River that we should worry about. As … Continue reading

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The Adventures of Cat Girl

We had the opportunity to pen a little profile of Emily Moser, who publishes the IRidetheHarlemLine blog and is taking it upon herself to photograph all 125 Metro-North stations for her so-called Panorama Project, in yesterday’s New York Times, Metropolitan … Continue reading

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Grand Central Getting an Apple Store?

One of the shiny, trendy Apple stores that give a neighborhood cool-kid cred might be coming to Grand Central, reports the NY Observer. Apple has started the ball rolling on opening such a store, though opening anything in a landmark … Continue reading

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Yesterday’s News

Newspapers are of course having a tough time these days, and things aren’t much rosier for the stands that sell the archaic broadsheets. I drove by little Hawthorne station on Saturday and saw four yellow Town of Mount Pleasant vehicles: … Continue reading

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Blogger Releases Metro-North App For iPhone

Our Metro-North¬†blogger compadre StationStops has revealed his master plan–an iPhone application that, according to SS, “keeps the Metro-North Grand Central Terminal timetable stored on your iPhone, and allows you to quickly find your next train to or from Grand Central, … Continue reading

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Straphanger Joe Wordlessly Manipulates F Train Riders

Handbrake as a Metaphor By the time I made it to the train Friday morning, after dropping my son off at school (something I love to do), I was damp, my waterproof shoes were wet, and my umbrella was soaked. … Continue reading

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