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By Mike Welsh

You can’t teach an old Dog Whistling political pro new tricks, it would seem.

Sitting in New York’s Penn Station in 2013, waiting to board an AMTRAK service to Washington, I’d struck up conversation with a attractive young Welsh woman who was heading back to her job at a Hershey spa in Pennsylvania. 1,024 more words

Tony Abbott

Amtrak Cleaning Up Toxic Contaminants Found On Tracks At Penn Station

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Officials have found elevated levels of toxic contaminants on at least two tracks at Penn Station.

The PCBs, or polychlorinated biphenyls, found on Tracks 1 and 10 are not in an area accessible to the public, but the union representing track workers is gravely concerned and pursuing litigation, WCBS 880’s Sean Adams reported. 208 more words


May 7 1935

Tuesday May 7, 1935

Dear Sweetheart,

Just received your most welcome letter and believe me, it is acting like a tonic!  It’s been raining cats + dogs.  776 more words


After observing two of the largest metro stations in New York City, Pennsylvania Station and Grand Central Terminal, I realized that people deal the craziness of rush hour in different ways. 66 more words

Slightly Above Average Burger Joint Opening at Penn Station Next Year


Penn Station commuters, you’re getting another tasty food option—you’ll just need to be patient. Shake Shack confirmed that it is taking space in an underground concourse at the maligned transit hub… 514 more words

Shake Shack slated to open in Penn Station in 2017

NEW YORK —  Commuters at Penn Station will soon have another food option before catching their trains.

A spokesperson for Shake Shack told the Commercial Observer… 79 more words


Aladdin on Broadway: What a Trip!

I still couldn’t believe, I was here. “Mattie Burch . . . yes, me—sitting here on a train, all by myself, going to New York. 215 more words