Posts Tagged ‘lirr’

Where Atlantic meets Flatbush: shopping opportunities abound, people drive like maniacs, multiple subway lines converge, and the LIRR has a terminal. The woman in yellow has a good attitude. Her smile says I’m getting the hell outa here!

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atlant avenu

The giant stone blocks surrounding the little Times Plaza building have the feeling of a sea wall, but instead of water, it’s traffic all around. The transportation hub at Atlantic/Pacific Avenues, where subways and the LIRR come together, is a security testing ground. About once a week lately, there are SWAT teams, police K-9 units, and scads of regular cops standing around underground. Like these big blocks, their presence is not so much worrisome as curious.

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