Category Archives: Rats

Rat Pack Makes Cameo on Park Ave. South.

Rat protesting the presumed presence of asbestos in a building on 29th and Park, a block north of the 6 train, today. He’s not the ordinary rat dusted off and blown up for strikes and protests and other labor initiatives. He’s … Continue reading

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Rats in the Subway: Resistance is Futile

Rats will continue to rule the New York underground, reports the NY Times, as budget cuts, straphangers’ crumbs, and their indomitable fortitude keep them a step ahead of traps and poison. Says the Times: Rodents, it turns out, reside inside … Continue reading

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Straphanger Joe Goes to Washington, Part 2

[Continued]   Now don’t think I’ve gone all soft on the DC Metro just because they have some interesting innovations. They’ve also got some ideas that, to me, have tanked. What’s up with the female computer voice that announces, “Doors … Continue reading

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