Once-In-A-Lifetime Shot of the Day

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Once-In-A-Lifetime Shot of the Day
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Once-In-A-Lifetime Shot of the Day: The MTA shut down Grand Central Terminal today ahead of Hurricane Irene, allowing Metro-North Railroad Press Secretary Marjorie Andres to snap this rare photo of the world's largest train station all-but-deserted in the middle of the day.

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Lights Out

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Lights Out: Old and Busted: Spit shine. New Hotness: Lick shine.

[gothamist.]

From The Archives

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From The Archives: A German tourist captures footage from in and around the Times Square subway stop, circa 1986.

Filmed using an ARRIflex 16mm camera with 7250 Kodak 16mm color reversal Tungsten 400 ASA film and a Schneider Cine Xenon 1:2/16mm lens.

[lookmom / spiegelman.]

MTA Tiff: The Spaghetti Incident

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MTA Tiff of the Day: A subway patron doesn't take kindly to being called an animal for eating spaghetti on the train, proceeds to act like an animal.

(For the record, Gothamist points out that eating on the MTA is not prohibited, but is frowned upon.)

[nyctheblog.]