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Category Archives: The Commuter

Everything about commuting in NYC.

6 Things You Should Look For In Your First Apartment

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Looking for and finding the right apartment is hard work — and if it’s your first time renting, it can be an overwhelming experience if you don’t know what to look for.  Here are a few things to keep in mind when searching for a place of your own.

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Riding The 7 Train: Part I

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I have been commuting into work and riding the MTA 7 train for many years, in those years I have seen and heard many things. Too many to remember and for years I said I was going to write about it. Well today is the first of what could be a series of some of the fun things I see and hear on my way to work riding the 7 train.

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Do You Remember The Ride Down Memory Lane?

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Hey New Yorkers, the Nostalgia Train got you to the Mets game as New York City prepared to ‘Shea’ goodbye to Shea Stadium. On Sunday, September 28, 2008 New York City Transit rolled out its vintage Nostalgia Train along the 7 line in commemoration of the final regular season home game at Shea.

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NYC New Fares: What You Need To Know

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If you are a New Yorker and take public transportation, you knew this was coming sooner rather than later. The MTA has announced an upcoming fare increase for most MTA commuters. The increase is scheduled to go into effect on March 22nd, 2015. Here is what you need to know.

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Mets To Honor Legendary Broadcaster Ralph Kiner

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The New York Mets today announced the club will celebrate the life and legacy of legendary broadcaster Ralph Kiner during an on-field, pre-game ceremony on Opening Day at Citi Field Monday, March 31 prior to the game versus the National League East rival Washington Nationals at 1:10 p.m. The ceremony will include a video tribute and the unveiling of the Kiner commemorative logo above the leftfield wall. Kiner’s children Michael, K.C., Tracee and Kimberlee, will attend and participate in the ceremony. The Kiner logo will also be painted on the grass behind home plate.

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