Tag Archives: New York

ratpag’s Super Bowl Non-Coverage

Tired of all that Super Bowl talk (we were sure to include the phrase “Super Bowl” and “The Big Game” in this post so as to stir up page clicks)?  Good!  ratpag has something completely not Super Bowl or The … Continue reading

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ratpag Analyzes – With Grave Concern – the Condition of America’s Trail Infrastructure

“Where was ratpag last week?” you ask. In case you didn’t remember, last Monday was a little federal holiday called, oh, I don’t know – MLK day. “Yes, we do remember and you actually made a post – your most … Continue reading

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Urban Hiking: The 4 Bridge Challenge, Part 2

ratpag is back with the second part of our exciting 4 Bridge Challenge excursion, journey, what-have-you.  We began here, talking of our travels from Manhattan to Brooklyn to Manhattan all over again.  So exciting.  Well guess what?  Part 2 really picks … Continue reading

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Point-Counterpoint: Is the DC Metro Better than the NYC Subway?

ratpag was anonymously forwarded this article yesterday, posted by Mobility Lab, which listed 5 reasons the DC Metro is better than the NYC subway.  Now, ratpag is nothing if not a blind supporter for all forms of public and non-car transportation, including … Continue reading

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Buses, Booze, Tech Startups, And Monkeys (In That Order)

If you live in the Boston-to-DC Northeast corridor, as most of ratpag does, you’ll understand our love of non-Greyhound buses. You see, traveling by car from DC to Boston costs about $67 in tolls Northbound, and only slightly less Southbound. … Continue reading

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Bike To Work Day (Or Death To Cars Day)

Did you know that today is bike to work day?  Did you bike to work?  No?  Well go home (via transit), drag your bike out of the basement, put some air in the tires, a little grease on the chain … Continue reading

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ratpag Talks Tunnels and the American Dream…Shopping Mall

ratpag is going to cram two completely unrelated stories down your, the reader’s, throat because this is a free-to-view website and we can do whatever we want.  But we’ll try to connect them, somehow, but not too blatantly because we report … Continue reading

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ratpag Unapologetically Misses Its Sunday Deadline Plus Our DC Correspondent’s Crackpot Idea

We here at ratpag are nothing if not unapologetic (is that a triple negative?).  It’s just not in our DNA – not what made ratpag great – to apologize and so we here do not apologize for missing our Sunday … Continue reading

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ratpag Closes a Banner Week With Hate Mail and a Trip to New York Tech Day

ratpag had a big day yesterday as more eyes than ever were laid upon our witty banter and, at times, serious and meaningful moments of learning and reflection.  Over three-quarters of those eyes were Canadian – successfully drawn into our … Continue reading

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ratpag’s Public Transit Guide to Select Baseball Stadiums Plus Our Viral Marketing Efforts

ratpag spent yesterday afternoon at a baseball game because what else has ratpag got to do on a Tuesday at 1 pm?  Nothing.  While aimlessly wondering the concourse and trying with great might to figure out a way to afford … Continue reading

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