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One of the last remnants of the old Penn Station

Looking at old photos of Penn Station can make any New Yorker weep.

The 1963 bulldozing of this pink granite emblem of the city has been described as a “monumental act of vandalism.” 241 more words


NYC: Monday, September 4th

What will New York be like? Will it be scary? Three 20 year old girls, all alone in the Big City. So far from home. Will we be kidnapped? 1,332 more words

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Penn Station, NYC, Derailments and Repairs

Amtrak officials knew for years that they would have to replace large sections of deteriorating track in Pennsylvania Station in New York City. As engineering crews applied short-term fixes to rows of rotted ties, crumbling concrete and eroded steel, some of their managers repeatedly warned of the growing need to address underlying problems.

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"Building Beauty" in Naples

A new architectural program that focuses on beauty, of all things, opens its doors this semester at University Suor Orsola Benincasa, in Naples. The development of the curriculum, known as “ 758 more words


Panic Ensues As Van Strikes Three Near Penn Station During Rush Hour

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Three people have been struck by a van near Penn Station in Midtown, Manhattan, the FDNY says.

The crash happened shortly before 5:30 p.m. 273 more words


Observations in Starbucks

I wrote this in Penn Station at Starbucks while waiting for my girlfriend to get out of school. I had to be in the city and thought it would be cool to continue writing my thesis at the New York Public Library, and it was awesome, but the library closed early and I had a lot of time to kill so I gave myself a little assignment to just observe one of the more bizarre places in the city after rush hour. 652 more words

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Oh, that whiff of NY!

After discovering another (much more minor) scratch on my car, Cook insisted I get out of the house and have fun so I wouldn’t sit on the couch and wallow. 560 more words