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Immigrants and Majority of Low-Income New Yorkers Left Out of Fair Fares Program

Immigrants and Majority of Low-Income New Yorkers Left Out of Fair Fares Program

New eligibility requirements for affordable metro cards will affect Bushwick’s immigrants and low-income residents.

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Friday Fast Facts: The L Reigns as Most Reliable Weekday Train in NYC

Friday Fast Facts: The L Reigns as Most Reliable Weekday Train in NYC

MTA countdown clock data reveals the most (and least) reliable trains in the city.

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The J/M Trains Will Not Be Running From BK to Manhattan on the Weekends

The J/M Trains Will Not Be Running From BK to Manhattan on the Weekends

From the end of November until the end of January. At least the L train is coming back for the weekend.

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Here Are Ridgewood’s Best Cheap Eats

Here Are Ridgewood’s Best Cheap Eats

16 Ridgewood Spots Where You Can Eat for $10 Or Less

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Here Are Bushwick’s Best Cheap Eats

Here Are Bushwick’s Best Cheap Eats

More Than 40 Bushwick Spots Where You Can Eat for $10 or Less

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Only 5 Stations Are Handicap Accessible on the J/Z, M and L Lines in Brooklyn

Only 5 Stations Are Handicap Accessible on the J/Z, M and L Lines in Brooklyn

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I’m Still Riding a Bike, and L and M Train Riders Should be Too

I’m Still Riding a Bike, and L and M Train Riders Should be Too

I rode a bike to work last month to test the option out as an L train alternative and fell in love with it.

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The M Train Is Fully Functional in Bushwick Today After Months of Renovation

The M Train Is Fully Functional in Bushwick Today After Months of Renovation

The “M” in Monday is for Myrtle Avenue.

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Updated: M Trains Are Running Again After a Man Sitting on Tracks Stopped Service

Updated: M Trains Are Running Again After a Man Sitting on Tracks Stopped Service

You’ll be late for work AGAIN.

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Scorcher: My First Day of the M Train’s Summer of Hell

Scorcher: My First Day of the M Train’s Summer of Hell

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An Upcoming Happy Hour About the State of Buses in NYC Can Help Us Solve the L Train Crisis

An Upcoming Happy Hour About the State of Buses in NYC Can Help Us Solve the L Train Crisis

Come hear panelists discuss how new technology could make our bus experiences better.

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How to Get Around During the M Train Shutdown This Summer

How to Get Around During the M Train Shutdown This Summer

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Little Mo Announces Pop-Up at L’Imprimerie in Response to M Train Closure

Little Mo Announces Pop-Up at L’Imprimerie in Response to M Train Closure

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As You Watch a Man Weep on the Evening M Train to Bushwick

As You Watch a Man Weep on the Evening M Train to Bushwick

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M Train Riders Prepare for 11 Weekends of Travel Headaches

M Train Riders Prepare for 11 Weekends of Travel Headaches

Much of the M train will be shut down nearly every weekend until June in preparation for two big construction projects.

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Ask the MTA Your Questions about the L and M Train Shutdowns at a Meeting in Ridgewood Tonight

Ask the MTA Your Questions about the L and M Train Shutdowns at a Meeting in Ridgewood Tonight

MTA officials will be on hand to speak with authority to the public’s questions, concerns and other thoughts about the upcoming extended closures of two of North Brooklyn’s vital public transit lines.

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At Bushwick’s Enticing Newyorktitlan, the Classic Taqueria Gets an Elegant Upgrade

At Bushwick’s Enticing Newyorktitlan, the Classic Taqueria Gets an Elegant Upgrade

This unassuming storefront off Myrtle-Wyckoff packs a serious punch with its distinctive twist on traditional Mexican cuisine.

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For the Next Three Weeks, Bushwick is Without Weeknight L Service

For the Next Three Weeks, Bushwick is Without Weeknight L Service

Don’t plan on getting around Bushwick on the L between 10:30 p.m. and 5 a.m. on any weeknights for the next three weeks.

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The J and Z Trains Will Run Local for Ten Months While the M Train is Down

The J and Z Trains Will Run Local for Ten Months While the M Train is Down

More changes to an already confusing slate of repairs and closures will make 2017 the year of the transit headache.

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MTA Promises to Rehouse Bushwick Residents During M Train Work “On Our Dime”

MTA Promises to Rehouse Bushwick Residents During M Train Work “On Our Dime”

Pet care, security guards, Chinese takeouts every night — MTA makes big promises to Bushwick residents who will be displaced from their homes due to impending M train construction.

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New Ridgewood Bar Sweet Jane’s Ties in Local Community and History To A Fun New Drinking Spot

New Ridgewood Bar Sweet Jane’s Ties in Local Community and History To A Fun New Drinking Spot

This spring, the owners of Bushwick’s beloved Cobra Club have opened the doors of their newest business venture: Sweet Jane’s! The dive bar in Ridgewood, just a block from the Fresh Pond Road M stop, opened up a little over three weeks ago but is already shaping up to be an instant-classic neighborhood joint

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Residents Facing MTA “Relocation” Meet to Share Concerns

Residents Facing MTA “Relocation” Meet to Share Concerns

Bushwick community members who occupy twenty-six apartments on the triangular block adjacent to the Myrtle Ave-Broadway station on the J, M and Z trains and who discovered last week that M train work will necessitate that they leave their homes for a definite 6-10 months and possibly much longer met Wednesday night to share their experiences and consider plans of action

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Bushwick Residents and Businesses Will be Displaced for 6-10 Months or More During M Train Work

Bushwick Residents and Businesses Will be Displaced for 6-10 Months or More During M Train Work

Some residents and businesses located on the triangular block under the curved M train track adjacent to Myrtle Broadway will need to be out of their buildings during upcoming work on M train tracks, according to Newsday

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Your Weekend Bushwick MTA Headache: J, M & L Will All Have Reduced Service

Your Weekend Bushwick MTA Headache: J, M & L Will All Have Reduced Service

Who needs a mantra when you can just repeat “please allow additional travel time” while kicking stuff as you text your friends, family and boss telling them you’re going to be late to every single goddamn thing you have planned for this weekend?

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Alleged Thief Struck By Train, Disrupting E,M,F and R Service

Alleged Thief Struck By Train, Disrupting E,M,F and R Service

The day after a track fire briefly halted morning service on the L train, the M train encountered major morning delays due to an incident at the 65th St Station in Woodside, Queens

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Mystery Myrtle-Wyckoff Ave Subway Station Smell Explained

Mystery Myrtle-Wyckoff Ave Subway Station Smell Explained

Subway tunnels are the disgusting homes of rats, roaches, and other beasts

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Before the L train shuts down for years, the M train in Bushwick and Ridgewood will be down for 12 months

Before the L train shuts down for years, the M train in Bushwick and Ridgewood will be down for 12 months

You must have been thinking the MTA’s impending L train shutdown was not enough? Well, the MTA read your thoughts and decided it was high time to disrupt already erratic and infuriating M train service

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2 in Critical Condition After M Train Accident at Central Avenue Saturday

2 in Critical Condition After M Train Accident at Central Avenue Saturday

Two men are in critical condition after they were hit by an M train at the Central Avenue stop in Bushwick early Saturday morning, police say

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Officials: Man Stabbed on M Train at Myrtle Ave-Broadway in Bushwick Wednesday Night

Officials: Man Stabbed on M Train at Myrtle Ave-Broadway in Bushwick Wednesday Night

A man was stabbed twice in the neck and slashed on the right hand with a pocket knife on an M train at Myrtle Ave-Broadway late, Wednesday night, police say

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Giant Nelson Mandela Mural Appears Overnight, Transforming White Castle Parking Lot

Giant Nelson Mandela Mural Appears Overnight, Transforming White Castle Parking Lot

BOS may be over, but Bushwick never stops making art

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Patti Smith’s New Memoir Is Called “M Train” But Don’t Get All Excited

Patti Smith’s New Memoir Is Called “M Train” But Don’t Get All Excited

Yesterday, Patti Smith announced the sequel to her award-winning memoir about her friendship with artist Robert Mapplethorpe, Just Kids

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Your Weekly Train Update: M is for Manhattan Weekends

Your Weekly Train Update: M is for Manhattan Weekends

 

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The Moment We Have All Been Waiting For: M Will Now be Running on Weekends! (Does Cartwheels)

The Moment We Have All Been Waiting For: M Will Now be Running on Weekends! (Does Cartwheels)

Yes! You read that right. Yes, the M train has now stuck to its word (circa July 2013, see below) and will be running its full course starting Sunday, June 8. Just when you thought summer in the the city couldn’t get any sweeter the M train decides to give us the most fabulous present […]

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BOS 2014 Miracle? The Trains Are Running, The Sun Is Shining! It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year!

BOS 2014 Miracle? The Trains Are Running, The Sun Is Shining! It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year!

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Your Weekly Train Update: The Transit Twilight Zone

Your Weekly Train Update: The Transit Twilight Zone

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Your Weekly Train Update: Here We Go Again on Our Own

Your Weekly Train Update: Here We Go Again on Our Own

Upon initial glance of this weekend’s train service changes the first thing that popped into my mind was Whitesnake’s “Here I Go Again” (I know, random, it has been a long week) but really…here [we] go again on our own: and with a little help from the L train. That is right – this weekend […]

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