Fascinating Instagram Shows the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly of NYC’s Penn Station
New York’s bevy of so-called “bridge and tunnel” commuters agree on one thing: Penn Station is a circus — sometimes it’s pleasantly quiet, but most often it’s a carnival of drunk bros, loud noises, and people walking way too close to you at all times.
Perhaps mimicking the success of the “People of Walmart” site, 22-year-old commuter Kimberly Charles started a “People of Penn Station” Instagram account; and it currently has more than 20,000 followers and has been cited by BuzzFeed and on WNBC.
As a former Long Island-to-Manhattan commuter myself, the photographs bring back good and bad memories: The late-night “drunk trains,” the strange men reading strange things, the ridiculous clothing decisions. See below for some highlights (and check out the full account here):
You get the picture.
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