Tomb of the Unnamed + Repent Tunnel

June 16th, 2014


The end of this tunnel was once filled with the ashes of many unnamed victims. Ashes of those who met a horrid death that I watched with my own eyes and could smell and taste for days beyond. You don't forget something like that, ever.
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10 years ago today we took on the MTA & NYPD and won.

June 5th, 2014



In the late spring of 2004, the NYC MTA considered banning all photography in and around the subway system. They did so at the request of the NYPD, who grew afraid that terrorists were documenting the subway system to plan future terror attacks.

We found this notion to be paranoid and dangerous - an infringement upon our constitutional rights. Criminalizing photography? No way. We immediately decided to hold a protest.
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FR8 Chronicles 18 – Island Stomp 4

June 1st, 2014


Pulp Fixion #17

May 28th, 2014


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The Mary Murray

May 6th, 2014



Here are some words you don't want to hear someone yelling at you on a Sunday morning at 9AM: "Hey! You were down in the marina! Stay right there I'm calling the police".

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FR8 Chronicles 17 – Island Stomp 3

May 1st, 2014


Pulp Fixion #16

April 27th, 2014


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Fact: NYC’s Graffiti artists were the original U.S. “urban explorers”.

April 25th, 2014



Occasionally we here at LTV get snarky, extremely ignorant comments tossed in our direction from 'urban explorers' for the 'hideous' crime of posting Graffiti related content to this site, and for having published 2 highly regarded books exclusively about NYC Graffiti, and a 3rd that covers both exploring and graffiti within NYC's subway system. What these 'urban explorers' don't realize is one clear simple fact:
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The RKO Keith

April 21st, 2014



The RKO Keith is one of NYC's most infamous abandoned buildings.

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Coffee Bean Castle

April 15th, 2014



We've been spoiling you all lately with posts full of deep location research and explicit details, so it's time for a post that leaves everything to the imagination.
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