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White Plains, Reflections Trains Observations

It has been nearly six years since I was a regular commuter on Metro-North. Though my origin point varied—starting off at Brewster, eventually moving to Goldens Bridge, then trying out Southeast, Pawling, and even Wassaic, and eventually finishing off with a reverse commute from Harlem—my destination point was always the...

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Exploring the 4: Arts for Transit Glasswork in the Bronx, Part 2 Trains Photos

Continuing along on our tour of the 4 line’s Arts for Transit glasswork are five more stations – each with a unique piece of art that adds color to the urban landscape. 183rd Street Artist: Jose Ortiz Title: Many Trails Found in the mezzanine area of the station, the glassword...

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Exploring the 4: Arts for Transit Glasswork in the Bronx Trains Photos

As has been readily established on this blog, I’m not much of a fan of subways. The subterranean lack of light has never been of much intrigue to me, though I do find some interest in the stations located above ground. Many of New York City’s above-ground subway stations feature...

Metro-North’s newest Arts for Transit – a revisit to the Hudson Line 5

Metro-North’s newest Arts for Transit – a revisit to the Hudson Line Trains Photos

I think it is fairly well established that I love the Arts for Transit program, and pretty much any transit-related art in general. My three-year-long jaunt to every single Metro-North station was not only a great way to become familiar with our rail system, but to also become familiar with...

Before Arts for Transit – The Grand Central Art Galleries 5

Before Arts for Transit – The Grand Central Art Galleries History

As a Metro-North rider, and an appreciator of art, I must say that I have a strong affinity for the Arts for Transit program. In fact, I found the many permanent artworks to be some of the most enjoyable things discovered while on my journeys to all 123 Metro-North stations....

A Recap of Events: Grand Central’s Centennial 4

A Recap of Events: Grand Central’s Centennial Events Museums History Photos

Last Friday the MTA held a celebration for Grand Central’s Centennial, which expectedly turned out to be a widely attended day-long event. One of the main events was a rededication ceremony for the Terminal, held that morning. There were a wide array of speakers at the ceremony, including Mayor Bloomberg,...