Tag Archives: Grand Central Terminal

The best view in town

I’m jaded when it comes to New York City tourist attractions, but I’m looking forward to the October 21st opening of the city’s newest site. Summit One Vanderbilt, which describes itself “the most immersive observatory” experience,” sits on top of … Continue reading

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A station in a station ( or a terminal)

Most visitors to Manhattan this time of the year head for the gigantic Rockefeller Center Christmas tree or traipse around gawking at the elaborate holiday window displays, but for me one of the highlights in New York City every holiday … Continue reading

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Dude It’s Rude

Inappropriate public transit passenger behavior is a problem in cities around the world. Over the years, TBTP has featured clever public relations campaigns from transportation agencies in Chicago, Tokyo, London, and Paris highlighting basic rider courtesy. Now, the New York … Continue reading

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A Terminal, Not A Station

On February 1, 1913, more than 150,000 curious New Yorkers crowded into the new Grand Central Terminal to gape at the city’s revolutionary transportation hub. Situated in the heart of Manhattan at Park Avenue and 42nd Street, the marvel of … Continue reading

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NYC by Tiny Train

Even if you can’t make it to New York City this holiday season, you can experience a virtual visit via the MTA‘s miniature train show. On display for the 11th year at the historic, century-old Grand Central Terminal in Manhattan, … Continue reading

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