Tag: subway

Local author seek stories of strange happenings in CTA's subways

For his upcoming book on haunted/strange Chicago, local author Jason Nhyte is looking for personal anecdotes of the odd: ghost stories, unknown history, murder, unsolved mysteries, etc., focused on Chicago’s subway system. Nhyte is most interested in first-hand stories, photographs and people willing to go on the record. Privacy is guaranteed, although sources willing to... Read more »

Artist goes hat in hand to fund Blue Line subway animation project

Chicago artist Nick Azzaro has the vision and plan to install an animated art project in the Blue Line subway between Clark/Lake and Washington. All he needs now is $17,500 to pay for the materials. And he’s not shy in asking for donations.  Here’s what Nick says about the project: An animation in the subway... Read more »

T-Mobile flubs sweet marketing effort on subway service

On my way home tonight, I was handed a small bag of M&Ms by a nice young lady outside the Grand/State subway station. The bag said: Now arriving on the “L” Service available on thered and blue lines The treat’s on us That’s it. Seems rather cryptic. Except, since I’m the CTA Tattler, I know... Read more »

News pickup: Fullerton station house to open; T-Mobile next up for subway use

Here are some CTA news items from the last few days and weeks that you should know about: Fullerton station house to open Saturday. The newly rehabbed station will open officially on Saturday, Sept. 12. It is 75 feet west of the current temporary entrance. The Belmont station house opened two weeks ago. That station... Read more »