Author Archives: Rebecca Stokes

7 Things We’ve All Thought On The Train

The subway is a great place one thing: Introspection. Yeah, in theory it should be a great place for, you know, getting your butt to and from other locations. Sadly, that is not often the case. You can’t rely on the next F train...


The Funniest MTA Signs: Fake & Real

It’s easy to pick on the MTA. In fact, it’s almost too easy. It’s akin to stealing candy from a baby. Actually, it’s a lot more fun than that. Because when you steal candy from the MTA they probably don’t cry and no one...


Topless Women In NYC: Legal or Not?

Did you know that — technically speaking — being a topless lady in New York City is totally legal? Excuse me for one moment. There, much better. Now all I need is to set up my website, chunkynudeeditors.com, activate my webcam, and we’ll be...



22,000 New Apartments Coming To Brooklyn

Need a place to live? You’re in luck. Thousands of new apartments are coming! New York City may have five boroughs, but it’s not exactly, you know, Texas. More is the pity: I look great in a cowboy hat. The city is small, but...


Hilarious Map Shows “The Real New York”

A map can tell you a lot about a place, topographically speaking. It can get from point A to point B, provided you know how to read it. But even the best maps can’t teach a person about the heart of a place and...


14 Ways To Make The Most Of The Subway

I had a friend visiting New York from out of town this weekend. She was ALL ABOUT the subway. Seriously. Every time we went down to wait for the F train she was one twirl away from turning into Mary Tyler Moore. “It takes...


Stephen Colbert Rocked Union Square

When Stephen Colbert was announced as the next host of The Late Show, his fans (and arguably the world) rejoiced. As his fall premiere inches ever closer (can you believe we’re halfway through August?!…Asked your aged aunt, apparently) Colbert and his team are making...


Studio 54 Welcomes You

When Studio 54 opened in 1977 it was the hottest club in New York City. But duh, everyone knows that. If we’re going to keep speaking in hyperbole, at the end of the 1970s Studio 54 was the hottest club on the planet. It was...


Your Daily Dose Of Subway Weirdness

Check out these kids playing Monopoly on the Q train. It’s like what Norman Rockwell would’ve painted if he lived today and was forced to commute to 14th street from Sheepshead Bay every day. Seriously: A full game of Monopoly? A couple eating a...