Category Archives: Second Avenue Sagas

‘Nostalgia Train’ Rides to Yankee Stadium Tonight

Three “Nostalgia Train” subways will roll from Grand Central to Yankee Stadium this week for the Bombers’ pursuit of another world America-plus-Toronto championship, reports Writes SAS: The four-car train is scheduled to leave an hour before game time. Tonight … Continue reading

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The Mark of a True New Yorker

SecondAvenueSagas offers the unique perspective of a New York native to an NY Times story on those skyline-gazing new adults arriving in our city these days and clogging our sidewalks and subways: the college freshman. Sagas writes: A resident of … Continue reading

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The Trainjotting Interview: SecondAvenueSagas

In our first interview with a fellow train blogger, we had a chat with LilSubwayCrybaby. Trainjotting now puts the spotlight on SecondAvenueSagas covers the underground world of New York City subway with depth, insight and humor. It’s the brainchild of Benjamin Kabak, … Continue reading

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Ambitious Plans at State of MTA Wingding

As you might expect from the blog’s name, Second Ave. Sagas was all over Elliot Sander’s State of the MTA meeting yesterday, which focused primarily on the planned 2nd Avenue subway line. “Today we stand at a crossroads,” said Sander … Continue reading

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Dropping Anchor at Pershing Square

Trading Bud cans in paper bags for Anchor Steam in proper imperial pint glasses, the Trainjotting crew tipped a few jars at Pershing Square last night, with some lively banter about the Grand Central documentary on PBS, the depth of … Continue reading

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Underground Movies

I’m not big on New Year’s resolutions. In fact, I’ve had the same one for eight years running, and still haven’t accomplished it: Learn to crack an egg with one hand like the guy at the old Cooper Diner. But … Continue reading

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