When I think of Subway, my fast food restaurant of choice, here’s what I imagine: Yoga mat bread, Jared Fogle, and the incredible five-dollar footlong deal. Only one of these things is good.
On Tuesday evening, a storm rolled into New York City that was so powerful that it downed trees and water towers, leading to major delays on the area’s roads and commuter trains. This meant that one of the safest places to be—not to mention one of the most reliable ways to get around—was the city’s rickety old subway…
What is Union Square? Maps tell me it is a square (really more of a rectangle) that sits in the middle of Manhattan, but why do we have it? Is it actually a physical place, or is it just a mindset? When is a person really “in” Union Square? When they are on 14th Street? When they are in Chipotle? When they are having…
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA), New York City’s subway and bus system, is nixing “ladies and gentlemen” from its regularly-scheduled announcements, and opting for gender-neural phrasing instead.
In October of 2016, Jared Fogle’s ex-wife Katie McLaughlin filed a civil suit against Subway for failing to report Fogle’s criminal activities after being notified of them. On Tuesday, Subway will attempt to throw the case out on a technicality.
Food. You need it to live, and a lot of the time you need it right now. Another thing you often need to do is be someplace. Therein lies a conflict if you happen to live in a major metropolitan area (we’ll focus on New York City for the purposes of simplicity and also because it’s where most of us at this website…
On Monday, Melanie Liverpool was arrested for shoving a woman onto the subway tracks at the Times Square subway station. On Tuesday, Liverpool was ordered held without bail in court in the death of that woman, 49 year old Connie Watton, where she insisted that she was not guilty.
On Monday, at around 1:20 pm, a woman waiting on an subway platform in Times Square was pushed in front of southbound 1 train and killed.
Kathleen McLaughlin, the ex-wife of former Subway spokesman Jared Fogle, has sued the sandwich chain alleging they knew about his criminal predilections as far back as 2004.
If you had asked me yesterday, “Hey, Joanna, is there anything ex-Subway spokes-dieter and convicted child pornography enthusiast Jared Fogle could do to make you think less of him?” I would say, “No, may I leave this focus group?”
Seriously, people? Open your hearts and eyes!
NYPD is investigating an incident involving a man who had his testicles dangling on a subway seat.
For years, it’s been thought that manspreading is a result of men needing room for their penises (peni?) to breathe. There’s an even better potential scientific explanation.
Dear Dr. Zizmor: Thank you for improving my face! Thank you for improving my life! Thank you so much! Isabel R. NY, NY.
Russell Taylor, the former head of the foundation started by Subway sandwich-hocker and extreme creep Jared Fogle, has been sentenced to 27 years in prison. Taylor pleaded guilty to charges of child exploitation and manufacturing child pornography. The prosecution sought a 35 year sentence.
Some positive news for accident-prone New Yorkers who love heels: Those annoying subway sidewalk grates that you either have to walk around, teeter over, or risk slipping into are getting a stiletto-friendly makeover.
Update, 1:15 p.m.: Fogle has been sentenced to 15 years and eight months in prison, the AP reports:
Dear God, what have we done to deserve this beautiful defense?
Early in the morning on October 28, transit officers on an A train at Columbus Circle in Manhattan were about to write 43-year-old Gregory White a ticket for the disorderly-conduct offense of taking up more than one subway seat. When they went to run his name through the system, they discovered that White was wanted…
As part of his guilty plea, former face of Subway Jared Fogle has agreed to pay $1.4 million in restitution to 14 minor victims. Ten of them have already gotten their money, which in the grand scheme of things doesn’t seem like much.