Benjamin Kabak

  • News

    January 26, 2010

    I Blog New York: Your Guide to Gotham's Best

    18 obsessive, cantankerous, and unstoppable Gotham blogs worth going ape over

  • Blogs

    November 9, 2009

    Latest Ticket Blitz: Subway Musicians

    Musicians who ply their trade in the subways without the aegis of the MTA's Music Under New York program tell amNY "police harassment has grown to disturbing levels in recent months." NYPD denies it, but several buskers allude to a police memo that supposedly puts the screws on them. "I've been wr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 6, 2009

    70s Subway Map Dress: $249.90 from Nordstrom

    New York city subway blogger Benjamin Kabak of Second Avenue Saga likes his old-school Vignelli subway maps: "In the annals of New York City subway history," he says, "nothing is more fetishized and analyzed than the Massimo Vignelli 1970s-era subway map. Over the last few years, I've written posts ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 7, 2008

    Is a Brooklyn-Queens-Bronx Train Line Pie in the Tri-Borough?

    Image: Mike Frumin MTA Executive Director Elliott Sander raised the possibility of a tri-borough subway line running from Brooklyn to Queens to the Bronx during the first “State of the MTA” address. The idea sounds ambitious, particularly considering the agency’s inability to run even a si ... More >>