Category Archives: Mount Vernon

The Saddest Ballfield in All of New York

It is, simply and frankly put, the saddest ballfield in all of New York. No, not Shea. Smartass. On this, the unofficial national holiday and brightener of spirits known as Major League Baseball Opening Day, we salute the most pathetic … Continue reading

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The Drag Queen Returns!

There (s)he was on the 7:16 to Stamford last night, all 11-inch heels and fishnet dress and tights with the ass cheeks cut out. Yes, the giant black drag queen was shaking up the stuffy decor on the Metro-North again, … Continue reading

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Unanswered Questions on the 8:16

She was a young Latina, maybe 30. She had two boys in tow–a Hispanic kid of about 11, a black kid who was a little older. She went over the train schedule with the Hispanic boy over and over–get off … Continue reading

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Nor’easter 2007: I Take Back All the Nice Things I Said About Metro North

Yesterday, it was snow, sleet, freezing rain and locusts falling from the sky (“I’m shoveling Margaritas,” one Brooklyn maintenance man told the Times), and the train was all of two minutes late. Today, it was sunny and clear, though butt-cold. … Continue reading

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Nor’easter 2007: I Take Back All the Nice Things I Said About Metro North

Yesterday, it was snow, sleet, freezing rain and locusts falling from the sky (“I’m shoveling Margaritas,” one Brooklyn maintenance man told the Times), and the train was all of two minutes late. Today, it was sunny and clear, though butt-cold. … Continue reading

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