Reopening of 28 St on the 6 Line

Reopening of 28 St on the 6 Line

Image by MTAPhotos
MTA New York City Transit reopened the 28 St station on the 6 line on Monday, January 14, 2019, after a months-long station repair and modernization project. While crews made extensive repairs to the station’s structural steel, they also upgraded and modernized the station infrastructure such as turnstile areas, digital signage and station entrances.

Photos: Marc A. Hermann / MTA New York City Transit

Sex and the City production mistake

Sex and the City production mistake
TV Menu
Image by ginatrapani
Been watching (neutered) SATC reruns on TBS (don’t ask) and noticing all sorts of production mistakes, like using the same menu at every restaurant, showing the W 4th street sign when they’re supposed to be on 73rd, and here, the reflection of the camera crew in Carrie’s TV.

This is episode 25 during season 2, "Games People Play", which also featured Bon Jovi as Carrie’s love interest.

Yes, I know.

iCOMPEL von Black Box

iCOMPEL von Black Box

Image by WeissenbachPR
Das Flaggschiffprodukt von Black Box zur digitalen Beschilderung (Digital Signage) bietet als All-in-One-Lösung Flexibilität, Erschwinglichkeit sowie eine schnelle und einfache Installation. Die bereits vorinstallierte Software verfügt über verschiedene Layouts und lässt sich intuitiv bedienen, so dass öffentliche Einrichtungen und Unternehmen jeder Größe sofort von den Vorteilen des Digital Signage profitieren können.

Rocket Bar Wine

Rocket Bar Wine
TV Menu
Image by Mr.TinDC
Glass of red wine at Rocket Bar, on 7th Street NW in downtown Washington DC, with pool table in the background. Flickr Explore, December 8, 2008.

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Reopening of 167 St on the B, D lines

Reopening of 167 St on the B, D lines

Image by MTAPhotos
MTA New York City Transit performed major station repairs and upgrades at the 167 St station on the Grand Concourse line, reopening the station in January 2019. This station originally opened for service in July 1933.

While crews made critical repairs to the station infrastructure such as concrete and metal platforms, stairs, beams and columns, they also modernized the station with enhancements to entrances including stairs, LED lighting, digital signage providing real-time service information, and new turnstile areas with security cameras and brighter lighting. New artwork commissioned by MTA Arts & Design was also installed throughout the station platforms.

The glass mosaic murals are collectively titled "Beacons," are by artist Rico Gatson and provide an expressive burst of color and history. Gatson’s series of portraits celebrate the energy and spirit of eight people with Bronx connections known internationally for their contributions to society. From Celia Cruz to Sonia Sotomayor to Maya Angelou (pictured here), these portraits speak to the great pride and history of the community and its former, current and future residents.

Gatson is based in New York, and his work merges perceptions, history and current events. Using painting, video, sculpture and installation, his work incorporates themes that relate to African-American histories and spirituality. His work has appeared in national museums and exhibitions including the Whitney Museum of American Art, the Studio Museum in Harlem, and the New Museum of Contemporary Art.

Credit for this photo: Metropolitan Transportation Authority / Ovoke Ukpokpo

Mandatory credit for artwork: Beacons (2018) © Rico Gatson, NYCT 167 Street Station. Commissioned by Metropolitan Transportation Authority Arts & Design. Maya Angelou portrait derived from a photograph by Brian Lanker.

Reopening of 167 St on the B, D lines

Reopening of 167 St on the B, D lines

Image by MTAPhotos
MTA New York City Transit performed major station repairs and upgrades at the 167 St station on the Grand Concourse line, reopening the station in January 2019. This station originally opened for service in July 1933.

While crews made critical repairs to the station infrastructure such as concrete and metal platforms, stairs, beams and columns, they also modernized the station with enhancements to entrances including stairs, LED lighting, digital signage providing real-time service information, and new turnstile areas with security cameras and brighter lighting.

Countdown clocks and Help Points, which allow customers to communicate quickly with staff for assistance or emergencies, were installed, as well as new station furniture and platform safety enhancements such as tactile edge warning strips to improve customer safety.

Photos: Metropolitan Transportation Authority / Ovoke Ukpokpo