You know those terrible "Flatizzas" Subway makes? After ordering one without the sauce (because "I can't eat that stuff"), Bevalente Michette Hall called the police. She was later jailed for three minutes on a $2,000 bail for her efforts. Here's the 911 call, for those interested:
We will repeat that. No B/Q service between DeKalb and Brighton Beach on account of kitten.— Ted Mann (@TMannWSJ) August 29, 2013
Two kittens ran onto subway tracks in Brooklyn, and the MTA halted trains for about an hour as workers tried to corral the felines, witnesses and officials said. MTA also shut off power to the area so workers could go down and try to coax the kittens into carrying cases.
It wasn't known if the kittens were strays or pets.
Read the full NBC New York coverage Here.
Just after midnight this morning, a mysterious shark corpse was found laying on the floor of a New York City subway train, with no witnesses or explanation as to how it got there. According to Gothamist, the shark seems to bear some resemblance to the baby sharks once sold in buckets on the subway last year, while some tin foil hatters speculate that this may have been some kind of bizarre viral marketing gimmick for Discovery channel's "Shark Week" series, which began on Sunday.
A video clip of Jay-Z striking up a casual conversation with an elderly passenger on the subway is making the rounds, following yesterday's release of the rapper's latest documentary "Where I'm From." The soft-spoken lady, who seemed to be unaware of who she was talking to, has been identified as Ellen Grossman, a 67-year-old Brooklyn-born artist. For more details, check out The Guardian's interview article.