Thursday, March 24th, 2016
Joseph McCoy used to board the N train directly at 18th Avenue, but now has to ride two stations back towards Coney Island before heading into Manhattan. Although the extra ride to Bay Parkway only takes a few minutes, the time gap between incoming trains usually tacks an additional 30 minutes onto his commute.
“I definitely get up earlier,” said McCoy, a high school student. “I need to get dressed faster, sleep a little less. It’s very annoying.”
Monday, March 21st, 2016
A sickening smell has tormented straphangers at a Brooklyn subway station for months — and the MTA has admitted a sewer pipe leak is to blame.
“It smells like a combination of garbage and poop — all the time,” commuter Alice Osborn, 22, said of the Myrtle/Wyckoff L train station in Bushwick.
Friday, December 11th, 2015
In an unexpected turn, a Brooklyn community board voted to approve a controversial street co-naming petition in honor of a politically connected woman who died of a drug overdose in 2011.