A $1.3 million contract was presented by the MTA to the AECOM engineering firm in order to analyze whether the construction of a train line directly connecting Bay Ridge to Astoria would work. As reported by Gothamist, this project would be the largest expansion in NYC history since World War II. If the project gets…

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Clive Cadillo

Astoria: we all know her, and most of us love her, but have you ever thought about the potential talent that might live in a city as diverse as ours? If you have, today you’re in luck. Meet Astoria-based photographer Clive Cadillo! Born and raised in Astoria Queens, Cadillo has always had an eye for…

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Picture it: a long, freezing winter’s day (thanks, Polar Vortex), and the subway station closest to home is closed for renovations. You’re forced to make the walk from when you exit the train all the way home in subzero temperatures, wondering if it would be appropriate to take a 2-minute cab. Luckily for passengers on…

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  If you live in New York, you’ve been on the subway, and if you live in New York, you’ve definitely seen a complete lack of subway etiquette on more than one occasion.  Thefts, people bumping into you, spitting, yelling, men with their legs spread eagle, bags placed all over the seats, riders laying down,…

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Well it looks like more people are getting violent on trains these days. According to MTA statistics, there have so far been 165 assaults this year into August. 26.9% more than last year at the same period. It seems that cramped spaces on busy lines and the overall increasing lack of courtesy are among the major problems,…

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