NYC BMW Has Hood Crushed By Construction Backhoe

After a fine dinner at Pinche Taqueria, my wife and I were walking down Bleeker Street (between Lafayette and Bowery) and, well… this: I had to stop to make sure I was seeing it right, and sure enough, the hood of the car is being smashed in by the backhoe. I suppose seeing me standingContinue reading “NYC BMW Has Hood Crushed By Construction Backhoe”

An 18 Year Old High School Student Got Hit By An Express Train Today At Union Square

This morning when I was rushing to CCNY for a morning World Humanities class, I saw police stringing yellow tape across the top of the stairs leading down to the 4 5 6 platform at Union Square.  I stopped for a moment and glanced down and all I could say was “shit”, and then IContinue reading “An 18 Year Old High School Student Got Hit By An Express Train Today At Union Square”

Man Got Wedged Between Train and Platform at Union Square Station Last Night

Last night there was an accident in the Union Square train station that required an ambulance and firefighters to respond. I first realized there was something going on when I was trying to board the train at a station further uptown on the same line.  An announcement was made in the station saying that theContinue reading “Man Got Wedged Between Train and Platform at Union Square Station Last Night”