Category Archives: Larchmont

Harlem Line Riders Have No Reason to Complain

While we complain about Metro-North–oh, do we complain about Metro-North–we Harlem Liners do realize we have it pretty good, with Metro-North’s best on-time percentage of the three lines, and some creature comforts that New Haven Liners can only dream abou–at … Continue reading

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Hiking in the Land of the Hummer

Some smartass has penned an essay on walking to the train in Mount Pleasant. “I Walk Alone” appears on the southern Westchester community site GetinLoop.com. I’ve seen suburbs where walking is part of people’s routines. Our Mamaroneck friends walk to … Continue reading

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What Your Train Time Says About You

According to mildly amusing essay in the Westchester Review, “Earth Shakers” ride the 6:19 and 6:44 out of Larchmont, barristers board the 7:34, and slackers such as yourself ride the 10:22 “Ghost Train.” When careers have fizzled and youthful vigor … Continue reading

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A (Gang) Green Way to Travel to the Meadowlands

Wayne Chrebet, whose Jets jersey is still being worn by 5′ 6″ white males in the tri-state area four years after Ol’ #80 retired, will be signing autographs at Larchmont station tomorrow to help promote the new rail service from … Continue reading

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The Larchmont-to-Giants Stadium Train

Come fall, Metro-North will experiment with a train that goes from Westchester to Giants Stadium in time for Jets and Giants games. Metro-North and New Jersey Transit are calling it “direct service,” according to Journal News, but boy, is it … Continue reading

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“Walking Tall in the Land of the SUV”

As I’ve lamented in these cyber-pages, we no longer have the Sunday NY Times “Westchester” section–or similar sections in Jersey, Connecticut, Long Island, or even the city, for that matter–to offer up hyperlocal news, and often transit-related stories. I also … Continue reading

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Jack Johnson Riding Metro-North?

As we’ve detailed on these cyber-pages, Metro-North has been the inspiration for at least one popular troubadour–Larchmont songster Michael Nappi even put the ol’ railroad on the cover of his album, and named a song after the 7:26 morning train … Continue reading

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