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More L And G Trains Are Coming To A Station Near You

More L And G Trains Are Coming To A Station Near You

Sadness, abate! (Michael Tapp) It's official: the MTA says the L and G trains will start sucking a little bit less soon, thanks to an upcoming increase in service. The Gods of North Brooklyn Smile Upon...

Sweet Relief: MTA Likely To Boost L Train Service Significantly Next Year

Sweet Relief: MTA Likely To Boost L Train Service Significantly Next Year

tom starkweather's flickr After the last frustrating setback in September, we told the L train we were thinking about seeing other people. We've done this dance for too long, and it's getting too cold outside to...

No L Train Between Lorimer & Myrtle-Wyckoff On Weekends Through Mid-October

No L Train Between Lorimer & Myrtle-Wyckoff On Weekends Through Mid-October

We're gonna miss this cuddly little guy. (JoelZimmer on Flickr) If you reside along the L line in Bushwick and somehow haven't given up on the L train yet, it's probably time you faced facts and...

Sure, Why Not Use The L Train To Transport Your Big Unwrapped Mattress?

Sure, Why Not Use The L Train To Transport Your Big Unwrapped Mattress?

"Fuck it" Everyone knows renting a U-Haul van or hiring a moving company is a scam—the resourceful New Yorker isn't afraid to bite the bullet use the subway to transport a giant smoker grill, wheelchair sculpture,...

Hipster Newsstand Opens In Williamsburg Subway With Zines, Vinyl, Artisanal Jerkygallery

Hipster Newsstand Opens In Williamsburg Subway With Zines, Vinyl, Artisanal Jerky

FINALLY: You no longer have to crawl up to the played-out streets of Williamsburg to grab a few zines, some artisanal beef jerky, and an old G.G. Allin & The Murder Junkies album as you transfer from...

Photos: Subway Performer Accused Of Robbing Teens Of iPhone, $30

Photos: Subway Performer Accused Of Robbing Teens Of iPhone, $30

Nearly a week after announcing that a group of subway dance show performers beat a F train rider, the NYPD now says a subway dancer robbed two teens at the Union Square station. According to the...

Watch Out For Upskirt Pervs With An iPod Touch In A Plastic Bag

Watch Out For Upskirt Pervs With An iPod Touch In A Plastic Bag

The Union Square subway station is heavily trafficked, thanks to the many train lines that subway riders can catch there. It also means that it's pervert central. There are pervs on the subway groping women as...

Photo: A Haunting Encounter With Google Glass On The L Train

Photo: A Haunting Encounter With Google Glass On The L Train

missdes They're in our bars, they're at our Justin Timberlake corporate events, and they rock out to Beats by Dre. Google Glass-enhanced cyborgs seem to be popping up all around NYC these days—and since they have...

Dear God: L Train Will Shutdown Memorial Day Weekend

Dear God: L Train Will Shutdown Memorial Day Weekend

Michael Tapp What is fear? Is it a movie starring Marky Mark? Is it the 1991 album by Toad The Wet Sprocket? Is it the feeling one gets when Jason Terry starts hitting his shots in...

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Photo: Some "Hipster" Put A Pacman Sticker On The L Train

Someone put up this sweet Pacman sticker on the L train and now Redditors can't stop discussing hipsters. Doesn't it get exhausting, everyone? Can't we have fun stuff like this around and just enjoy it, no...

Photo: L Train Rider With Open Pot Of Oatmeal Wins Breukelen

Photo: L Train Rider With Open Pot Of Oatmeal Wins Breukelen

"I figure the first track will lead in with a Time Crisis sound effect and like, some William Burroughs spoken word, and then we'll loop my sighs over a theramin" (Reddit, god bless em) Writing an...

Photos: Google Glass Spotted On L Train

Photos: Google Glass Spotted On L Train

Photos by Christina Martinelli In the 1990s, or even the early aughts, one would have never worn their Google Glass out in public in New York City... in Brooklyn... on the subway, unless one wanted to...

NYPD Cop Allegedly Pepper-Sprayed Little Kids

NYPD Cop Allegedly Pepper-Sprayed Little Kids

(Adrin Shamsudin/Shutterstock) A Bronx woman is suing the NYPD for pepper spraying her and her children in a Brooklyn subway station last summer. The lawsuit, filed at the end of last month, accuses three NYPD officers...

Video: It's Finally Spring, So Birds Are Literally Dancing Over The Subwayvideo

Video: It's Finally Spring, So Birds Are Literally Dancing Over The Subway

This guy knows what we're talking about (oneshed's flickr) We did it you guys: through sheer force of will and superhuman patience, we've finally crossed winter's threshold into spring. No more snow days, no more stilettos...

Family Of 23-Year-Old Found Dismembered In L Tunnel Suing MTA

Family Of 23-Year-Old Found Dismembered In L Tunnel Suing MTA

Courtesy M.V. Jantzen's flickr The family of a 23-year-old who was found dead and dismembered in an L train tunnel tunnel last year is suing the MTA for access to subway surveillance tapes. The body of...

[UPDATE] L Train Is FUBAR This Morning, In Case You Didn't Know

[UPDATE] L Train Is FUBAR This Morning, In Case You Didn't Know

A dispirited crowd waits for a bus outside a closed L station, via ‏@FranckLompart [UPDATE BELOW] It's been a while since we've reported some morning L Hell, so here's your dose of MTA pain for today:...

Don't Threaten To Kill L Train Riders Even If They Break Your Wine Glasses

Don't Threaten To Kill L Train Riders Even If They Break Your Wine Glasses

Here's a lesson to all those subway etiquette rule breakers out there: it's bad enough that you hog seats with your bags (see above) and your bananas. But if you then put up a hissy fit...

Creepy Video: L Train Filled With Sleeping People

Creepy Video: L Train Filled With Sleeping Peoplevideo

Comfy? According to Mayor Bloomberg nobody sleeps on the streets of NYC anymore. Perhaps because they are all sleeping on the L train? Or should we call it, ahem, the Z train? Now, we're not entirely...

Person Fatally Struck By L Train Found 200 Feet From Station

Person Fatally Struck By L Train Found 200 Feet From Station

arieℓℓito's flickr A man was fatally struck by an L train last night in Brooklyn. According to police, the incident happened around 9:15 p.m. at the DeKalb Avenue station near Wyckoff Avenue, on the northbound L...

L Train Service Suspended After Woman Struck By Train At Bedford Ave

L Train Service Suspended After Woman Struck By Train At Bedford Ave

Photograph of the Bedford stop by johnnieutah on Flickr L train service between Myrtle Avenue and Bedford Avenue was stopped this morning after a woman was struck by a train at Bedford Avenue around 7:47 a.m....

MTA Exploring Installing Sliding Doors At L Train Stations

MTA Exploring Installing Sliding Doors At L Train Stations

everyplace's flickr A few weeks ago, it was announced that the MTA will reconsider installing sliding doors on some subway platforms in the wake of several high profile subway shoving tragedies. Based on our conversation with...

UPDATE: Unidentifed Man Fatally Struck By L Train At 1st Avenue

UPDATE: Unidentifed Man Fatally Struck By L Train At 1st Avenue

[UPDATE BELOW] A person was struck by an L train at the First Avenue station in Manhattan this morning. At present, the FDNY says they do not have an age or gender on the victim, who...

[Update] L Train Partially Suspended After Man Jumps Onto Subway Tracks

[Update] L Train Partially Suspended After Man Jumps Onto Subway Tracks

Pete of Brooklyn's flickr [Update Below] According to one witness, a man jumped onto the L Train tracks in Brooklyn just before 9:30 a.m. this morning. An FDNY spokesman tells us they are currently in the...

NSFW Photo: L Train Pervert Shows Junk While Wearing Crotchless Nylons

NSFW Photo: L Train Pervert Shows Junk While Wearing Crotchless Nylons

The perv Sure, it was a little brisk last night, but that didn't stop one disgusting dude from wearing "crotchless nylons" and displaying his penis to L train subway passengers. Tipster Melissa Smith sent us distressing...

BREAKING: The L Train Is Running In And Out Of Manhattan Again!

BREAKING: The L Train Is Running In And Out Of Manhattan Again!

L Train service? Everybody rejoice! (idle type's flickr) The L is back in business! It's going to take a little while to get back to full service but rest assured the first trains to Manhattan since...

"Hipsters" Rejoice: The L Train MAY Be Back Today Or Tomorrow

These men are working night and day to bring the L train back so you can complain once again about how slow it is (mta's flickr) Yesterday, we got video evidence that the L Train tunnels...

A Peek Inside The DRY East River L Train Tunnel!

A Peek Inside The DRY East River L Train Tunnel!video

With the G train back in business and the Rockaways getting a temporary shuttle train the last major bit of the subway system that still needs to come back online after Hurricane Sandy is the L...

G Train Resumes Service, L Train Coming Back Soon: MTA

G Train Resumes Service, L Train Coming Back Soon: MTA

The G returns (Scoboco's flickr). Woo hoo! According to the MTA, the G train started rolling again at 9 a.m. and the L, which is essentially out of service, could be back very soon! MTA officials...

Photos: This Is Why There Is No L Service To Manhattan

Photos: This Is Why There Is No L Service To Manhattangallery

As the MTA (impressively!) gets much of its system back online in the wake of Hurricane Sandy (hellllo, B train!) there has been some grumbling about the fact that they still haven't brought the L train back...

Petition Begs MTA To Bring Out G And L Shuttle Buses

Petition Begs MTA To Bring Out G And L Shuttle Buses

Whose leg do you have to hump to get a shuttle bus around these parts? (Change) Earlier today we wondered why the MTA didn't run shuttle buses along the G and L train routes while those...

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