Category Archives: Secaucus Junction

Football Fans Give Meadowlands Train High Marks

The train service to the new Jet-iants Stadium in East Rutherford got a big thumbs-up from fans at yesterday’s Giant game, reports the NY Times. The ride from Secaucus Junction to the Meadowlands takes 13 minutes–way, way quicker than trying … Continue reading

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U2 Giants Stadium Review: Band Was ‘Magnificent’, New Rail Link ‘Sux’

Well, U2 did not disappoint last night at Giants Stadium. They’re the gold standard in live music today, thanks to a deep catalogue of memorable (and mostly timeless) songs, expert stagecraft, and a genuine affection for each other that adds … Continue reading

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Mysterious Ways to Get to Concerts, Or, A Quarter-Century of Schlepping to U2 Shows

As I unlocked my bike from the Hawthorne bike rack at precisely 6:30 last night, I heard the bells from that lonely 1800s church on the other side of the tracks. The bells were chiming that familiar church-y DUHHH duhhh … Continue reading

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JerseyJim Parks, Rides, Writes

I sampled the new Secaucus Exchange PARK & RIDE this morning. I had to drop our car off for servicing in Paramus and had a loaner, so I opted for Secaucus instead of driving and parking in the cluttered city.   … Continue reading

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Drivin’ That Train…

JerseyJim tests the Secaucus train/shuttle bus en route to see some septuagenarian rockers in Jersey. Purely for the sake of research, and my growing curiosity about New Jersey Transit, I ventured to The Izod Center of The Meadowlands last week to explore … Continue reading

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