Pregnancy beats cane! Pregnancy beats cane! The highlight of a smile-inducing subway story.
Be patient—and tough. a New York teaching. Read more in a well-articulated post by Sarah Hopela on what she learned in NYC.
Q: Serious question: If, god forbid, I fall onto the tracks or someone I am willing to risk my life for falls into the tracks and is knocked out - and a train is coming (lets say 30sec away) - what should I do? Are those pits between the rails by the platforms made for… Continue reading
I am SO EXCITED by my new custom-made kicks courtesy of guicemann (aka Charlie)! When I was recording Flee The Scene, Kasey and Dave told me about their own spiffy sneakers, and I loved the idea. I asked Charlie if he could possibly do a pair with all of my favorite Brooklyn things, and he… Continue reading
I snapped this photo coming home from the Yankees game. I like that NYC is using the 24 hour clock (aka military time in the US and Canada), but 1) they only do it with the midnight hour and 2) saying AM with 0:mm is unnecessary. Just some late night/early morning food for thought. (thanks,… Continue reading
Check out Arts for Transit (the app or the website) to learn more about the incredible artwork in the NYC subways. There are a lot of gems and significance; read up on your favorite stations to appreciate them even more. As an example, here’s what I see as I arrive at work every day: and… Continue reading
Tripping Up: Guerilla Citizenship at its Finest(Source: http://media.nbcnewyork.com/)
When a friend requested that I pick up subway maps, for his friend who is soon to be married, I was intrigued. I love anything with a DIY touch, and Shelly Huang’s idea for her wedding makes me smile. I talked with her to learn more: ******************** Jen Bokoff: Your idea of making 1000 paper… Continue reading Interview with Shelly Huang: DIY Bride
This fire grew really quickly from a garbage can in the 72nd street B/C subway station. It got super smokey. There were no fire extinguishers, and the attendant was on the other side. After contacting emergency people, the entire FDNY showed up.