Arts & Entertainment
The Alligator In The Sewer: Evidence Behind NYC's Urban Legend
For this year's Alligator in the Sewer Day (February 9th), a look back at gators in the sewer... and on subway platforms.
Updated: Feb 8, 2019 3:45 PM
MTA Reveals Why L Train Station Smells "Like A Putrid Septic Tank"
The MTA promises that they're working on it.
Updated: Mar 21, 2016 12:26 PM
311 Complaint Map Shows Where The Whiniest Halloween-Hating Curmudgeons Live
Not everyone's a fan of the "trick" portion of "trick-or-treat," apparently.
Updated: Oct 27, 2015 3:57 PM
Three Men Go Scavenging In A Brooklyn Sewer, Three Men Get Arrested
it is apparently illegal to enter city sewers, though you'd think spending even a minute inside them would be punishment enough.
Updated: Aug 14, 2015 12:05 PM
We're Killing Our Sewers With Fat And Grease
The city's launching an initiative to educate residents on proper cooking oil disposal, lest our pipes explode and flood the Met with psycho-reactive slime.
Updated: Feb 15, 2014 10:39 AM
Map: Find Out What Manhattan's Sewers Smelled Like In 1910
As you can see in the map below, New Yorkers had a lot worse smells to contend with in 1910, like banana oil, gas, fecal odor and "strong fecal odor."
Updated: Aug 23, 2013 4:40 PM
Arts & Entertainment
Don't Worry About That Gator In Union Square
Photo by Katie Perratore Has the Bronx Zoo cobra scared the
Updated: Mar 28, 2011 6:17 PM
Crazy Stuff Is Coming Out Of Our Sewers
Flickr user mdpNY What on earth have you been flushing down
Updated: Feb 21, 2011 7:41 AM
"Suspicious Odor" Causes UN Evacuation
The building where the UN Security Council and the General Assembly
Updated: Dec 21, 2010 11:30 AM
Queens "Sewer Gator" Headed To Poconos
The sewer gator spotted in Astoria over the weekend is really
Updated: Aug 24, 2010 3:12 PM
Gator In The Sewers! Gator In The Sewers!
Elizabeth Ferguson via the Post If you've ever shrugged off the
Updated: Aug 23, 2010 11:26 AM
Kitten Saved From Sewer System!
A little kitten hailing from the Bronx found itself in the
Updated: Jul 23, 2010 3:27 PM
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