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L Train Murder: Fatal Fight At Bedford Station As Man Is Killed By Train

L Train Murder: Fatal Fight At Bedford Station As Man Is Killed By Train

Photograph of the Bedford stop by johnnieutah on Flickr Last night, a fight between two men spilled from the L train, onto the Bedford Avenue platform, and then onto the subway tracks. What started as a...

Man Killed By L Train As He Attempted To Cross Tracksgallery

Man Killed By L Train As He Attempted To Cross Tracks

A man was struck and killed by a Rockaway Park bound L train at the Morgan Avenue stop last night as he attempted to cross the tracks. According to the NYPD, an MTA motorman said Brooklyn resident...

Reminder: There Is No L Service <em>Again</em> This Weekend

Reminder: There Is No L Service Again This Weekend

Gonna be awhile (specialkrb's flickr). It's Friday morning, so it's time to start making plans for the blessed, blessed weekend. But if you live in, or want to travel to, Northern Brooklyn we probably should warn...

"Dead Baby" On L Train Actually A Cabbage Patch Doll

Original image via (Idle Type) You may have read a "terrifying account" on the internet about a woman being arrested for carrying a dead baby on the L train last night. BuzzFeed lifts Redditor hollyholidayz's tale,...

No L Train This Weekend, But At Least There Is An L Train?

No L Train This Weekend, But At Least There Is An L Train?

How the L train will look this weekend (Dsade's flickr). The Brooklyn businesses who say that periodic shut downs of the L train are hurting their business hopefully already know this, but in case you were...

L Hell Is Driving Williamsburg Businesses Batty

L Hell Is Driving Williamsburg Businesses Batty

So rare to see so few people on an L train (bitchcakesNY's flickr). For years now residents of North Brooklyn have been dealing with L Hell, in which L train service is either cut entirely or...

Video: Subway Shaman Performs Ritual L Train Dancevideo

Video: Subway Shaman Performs Ritual L Train Dance

Stroller fights, pole dances, six-course meals—if a lot of strange stuff wasn't happening on and around the L Train, we'd be worried. So the video below of a bearded bra-wearing, wand-twirling entertainer performing a shamanistic dance...

Scared Of Cold, Snow MTA Cancels Non-L Train Subway Work

Scared Of Cold, Snow MTA Cancels Non-L Train Subway Work

Gothamist Originally there was going to be quite a bit of subway work this weekend. But then the weather forecast came in predicting actual cold (and snow!) and whatdayaknow, the MTA went and canceled most of...

Yesterday's 4 Subway Station Deaths: 3 Killed By Trains, 1 Found Dead On Staircase

Yesterday's 4 Subway Station Deaths: 3 Killed By Trains, 1 Found Dead On Staircase

Photograph of the tracks at the 42nd Street station by Gary Burke on Flickr While we mentioned two subway-related fatalities yesterday, it turns out two other men also died in the subway system—one of them was...

UPDATE: Man Fatally Struck By L Train At Third Avenue

UPDATE: Man Fatally Struck By L Train At Third Avenue

Photograph by evgrieve A man was struck by a L train at Third Avenue this morning, and initial reports say he is dead. The MTA has suspended L service in both directions between Bedford Avenue and...

Architect's Dream: To Extend L Train To United Nations

Architect's Dream: To Extend L Train To United Nations

"It seems weird at first," architect David Wright told DNAInfo. "It would work really well for NYC subway riders by connecting virtually all subway lines and adding connections only makes travel easier."

Williamsburg Merchants Hurt By L Train Disruptions Wonder Why Work Can't Be Done At Night

Williamsburg Merchants Hurt By L Train Disruptions Wonder Why Work Can't Be Done At Night

The MTA doesn't care about Williamburg's artisanal ice cream vendors. (Flickr user Krzysztof Poluchowicz) Weekend service disruptions on the L train have been very bad for business in Williamsburg, according to several merchants interviewed by the...

Monday Morning Mess: The L Train Is Still On Holiday

Monday Morning Mess: The L Train Is Still On Holiday

Photo by Leah Linder If you take the L train then you probably already know that it's not really working so well this morning. Since at least 6:30 a.m., the line has been experiencing extensive delays....

Happy Holidays From The MTA: 13 Subway Service Changes This Weekend

Happy Holidays From The MTA: 13 Subway Service Changes This Weekend

The actual wait this weekend will be longer (DiscoContinental's flickr). Brooklynites looking to take the train this weekend might want to reconsider their options—it is going to be one of those weekends. The MTA has lots...

19-Year-Old Arrested For L Train Subway Beating Caught On Videovideo

19-Year-Old Arrested For L Train Subway Beating Caught On Video

Victim Daniel Endara (in red) being confronted on the L Train by one of the attackers Last week, we watched in horror as three men viciously beat up a man who scolded them for spitting on...

L Train Rider Speaks Out About Subway Beating Caught On Videovideo

L Train Rider Speaks Out About Subway Beating Caught On Video

Yesterday, we watched in horror as three men viciously beat up a man who scolded them for spitting on the L train. The Post was able to locate the victim, 25-year-old Daniel Endara, who spoke out about the incident, and why he stood up to the men on the same evening as his own birthday celebration: “I feel we’re in a generation that laughs at people getting beat up. That isn’t entertainment. They should have at least called the cops.”

Police Seek 3 Men For Beating L Train Rider Who Scolded Them For Spittingvideo

Police Seek 3 Men For Beating L Train Rider Who Scolded Them For Spitting

The NYPD is looking for three men seen in a video beating up a man who scolded them for spitting on the L train. The video, below, was originally posted on World Star Hiphop, an Internet...

Artists Bring Free Pirate Wi-Fi

Artists Bring Free Pirate Wi-Fi "Notwork" To The L Train This Week

Via 1441lit While you've been busy yapping away on your cell phone along the 14th Street corridor, a group of techno wizards have been working to set up a free wifi network on the L train,...

Rogue Door Panel Delays L Train Commute By Thirty Minutes

Rogue Door Panel Delays L Train Commute By Thirty Minutes

Something isn't right here... (thelexiphane's flickr). A little after 8 a.m. this morning commuters on the already (always) packed L train were informed that trains were being delayed due to an investigation. The delay ended up...

Occupy The L Train: Protesters Mimic MTA's Service Alerts

Occupy The L Train: Protesters Mimic MTA's Service Alerts

Kristina Monllos / Gothamist While an earlier report that Con Ed was in cahoots with the 1% has been disproven, it appears that Occupy Wall Street has infiltrated the MTA. Gothamist intern/public transit espionage expert Kristina...

MTA: Single Magical Train Will Solve L Overcrowding

MTA: Single Magical Train Will Solve L Overcrowding

Just a typical morning on the L train (Flickr user everyplace) Hey, you know how the L train sucks, like, a lot? How it rarely runs on weekends, is mind-bogglingly crowded pretty much all the time,...

Plan Accordingly: The L Shuttle Returns This Weekend

Plan Accordingly: The L Shuttle Returns This Weekend

Beekers riding the L (missmareck's flickr). The end of summer means lots of things: school, cooler weather, new fashions and new restaurants, sure, but also the return of everyones favorite ongoing subway headache. That's right, it...

Video: Mom Lets Child In Stroller Roll Out Of Train So She Can Fightvideo

Video: Mom Lets Child In Stroller Roll Out Of Train So She Can Fight

Children of New York City, it's important you learn to be patient, because sometimes Mommy has important errands to run and she needs you to SIT QUIETLY in your stroller and not cry as you roll out...

Notes From Underground: Your Weekend In L Hell

Notes From Underground: Your Weekend In L Hell

Photo via UltraClay's Flickr Need to take the L to or from east of Lorimer Street this weekend? Well then, you are totally screwed. Once again the dreaded shuttle service will be back in effect, running...

Moustache Man

Moustache Man "Sorry" For Tagging Subway Ads

Ahh, the good old days. Via kiminnyc's Flickr More details are emerging about internationally renowned street artist guy who scribbles "Moustache" on subway advertisements, 26-year-old Joseph Patrick Waldo, after he was arrested last night on charges...

The Subway You're Most Likely To Roast In: Franklin Ave. Shuttle

The Subway You're Most Likely To Roast In: Franklin Ave. Shuttle

Summertime in the city: sun, fun, and miserably hot subway rides. The annual battle against heatstroke while being shuttled around in sweltering underground tubes is in full swing, with some trains feeling literally Hellish (hello, B.O....

F'ing L! MTA Messes With Williamsburg Once Again

F'ing L! MTA Messes With Williamsburg Once Again

Gonna be awhile (specialkrb's flickr). Thinking about using the beautiful weather this weekend as an excuse to hop the train to Williamsburg? Think again! As we mentioned yesterday the MTA clearly hates the hipsters—once again they...

Video: And Now, Enjoy This L Train Pole Dance

Video: And Now, Enjoy This L Train Pole Dance

Courtesy of the folks behind Girl Walk/All Day, comes this inspired pole dance routine which took place on the L train last night. As Nick Gray explains in his own video (shot on the scene), the dance...

[UPDATE] Someone Jumped In Front Of L Train At Union Square

[UPDATE] Someone Jumped In Front Of L Train At Union Square

(The Sweet Chuck's Flickr) [UPDATE BELOW] FDNY paramedics are currently on the scene in Union Square, where someone jumped in front of the L train around 11:30 this morning, according to various reports. The FDNY confirms...

Video: L Train Girls Get Their Own Song

Video: L Train Girls Get Their Own Song

Actual L train girls (via Idle Type) Finally the girls riding the L train are being serenaded to, or perhaps made fun of, it's hard to tell in this age of irony. Anyway, the below song...

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