Classic New York City Taxi

I saw this old fashioned taxi cab parked on the side of the road.  I assume it’s still being used, but I could be wrong.  Maybe someone bought it and is using it as a personal vehicle and they enjoy the novelty of driving it. I don’t ride in taxis much here.  They’re way tooContinue reading “Classic New York City Taxi”

2010 New York City Halloween Parade Pictures

I hope everyone had a Happy Halloween!  I spent my evening out on 6th avenue watching the annual Halloween Parade, which is said to be the largest Halloween event in the country.  I’ve gone to see it once before, in 2007 when I was here in the city on leave from Kuwait to visit family.Continue reading “2010 New York City Halloween Parade Pictures”

MTA’s SBS Bus Service Is A Big Step In The Wrong Direction

The M15 limited bus is one of the new SBS buses in New York City.  It uses a new system where you buy a ticket from one of the machines pictured above before you board the bus and then you can enter the bus from any of the doors, rather than just the front doorContinue reading “MTA’s SBS Bus Service Is A Big Step In The Wrong Direction”

The New York City Fire Department Don’t Play

This morning I accompanied my mom to Times Square Church.  We left late, but hey, that’s what happens when you stay up til 2 AM.  Anyhow, we went out the door at about 10 AM and when we got to 14th street, where we usually catch the bus to Union Square for the train, theContinue reading “The New York City Fire Department Don’t Play”

Be Careful Where You Park Your Car in New York City or….

… you might wind up with a ride that looks a little something like what you see above. Over the last 10 years or so, New York City has really been cleaned up.  I heard recently that crime has gone down by a third during roughly the same amount of time.  Still, that doesn’t meanContinue reading “Be Careful Where You Park Your Car in New York City or….”