MTA

04 Oct 2011

Art in Odd Places: FREE Art Festival on 14th St.

One of the mainest of main thoroughfares in Manahattan, I mostly associate 14th Street with a convenient spot to meet someone off of the L train, a massive crowd outside of Whole Foods, or the disgusting chemical cheese smell that overpowers the entire block on which Taco Bell is located.  However,

Carrie Laven - Pretty Penniless 0
09 Aug 2011

New York Living Can Be Annoying

When I envision Boston, I picture every Red Sox fan walking around with a shirt containing this logo.   I love New York. I was born and raised here, currently live here and I might die here next week. (Word of advice: stay on a woman’s good side.) Yet the

Enrique Grijalva - Mr. Minimum Wage 1
07 Oct 2021

BAS is Looking for a Couple New Writer/Editors

Since 2007 BrokeAssStuart.com has been dedicated to bringing you the most important news, arts, culture, nightlife, and progressive activism in the San Francisco Bay Area and beyond. Our goal is to amplify voices that may not always get heard and stick up for working people when no one else will…and

Broke-Ass Stuart - Editor In Cheap 0
18 Jul 2011

The Slavery of Public Transportation

Who knew the A Train made stops at Care-A-Lot There I was on my day off about to place my hard earned money for the week into my savings account when a sense of gloom came over me. It’s the same feeling most New Yorkers get every month, every week

Enrique Grijalva - Mr. Minimum Wage 0
05 Dec 2010

Ride the Vintage Holiday Trains With Your Metro Card

Most of the year, I despise the MTA with an enthusiasm that I reserve for only the most putrid members of our society, like skeazy guys who catcall and expect you to be appreciative, and Rupert Murdoch. This hatred is for the usual, obvious reasons of fare hikes and the

Katy B. - Economic Inexpert 1
03 Oct 2010

Confessions of an Unrepentant Door Hoverer

My name is Ricardo. I am a door hoverer. You may recognize me from essentially every train you have ever been on. It usually looks like this: Train doors open, people flow out, you move to step in – but you can’t. There is somebody in your way. You squeeze

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21 Aug 2010

How to Entertain Yourself on Public Transportation

The longer title: How to Entertain Yourself on Public Transportation Without “Entertaining” Yourself I was digging through the dregs of the Goodwills today, looking for some type of outfit that screamed Roller Skating Space Party (I was unsuccessful)  for the Creature Space Party tonight. (If you go, come say hi.

Jessica Longo - Two-Bit Reporter 0
01 Aug 2010

On Loving (and Not Loving) the MTA

“Well, move the damn bus then.” This is the very angry voice of not so visibly-perturbed woman. She’s upset because the Bronx-bound shuttle we are on has been idling for twenty minutes. “This is a 149th Street express bus,” the driver howls into the speaker. “Well, move the damn bus then.” Same

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11 Jan 2010

A Guide for Out of Town Guests

I love having friends from out of town stay for the weekend, but what initially is an exciting prospect can become stressful very quickly. I live in an apartment not a condo so this is not a guest soaps and extra bedroom sort of affair. But there is some preparation

Laura S - Spendthrift Scribe 0