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  • Metro upgrade
    Get your smartphones ready if you've got one
    Upgrading to a smartphone will mean more to Washingtonians soon.TheWashington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority(WMATA) or "Metro" is looking to begin a revolutionary pilot program, which will allow riders to use theirsmartphoneswhen...
  • Metro extends line to bring better customer service
    Metro extends line to bring better customer service with the Silver Line today
    The Paris Metro and Regional Express Railway (RER) is one of the world’s busiest subway systems. The Washington Metro Rail is one of the best. The new Silver Line opens today to provide even better service to Metro customers.Washington...
  • John Ross Palmer art
    Artist, John Ross Palmer, gets Greater Houston Service award and METRO art spot
    Founder of the Escapist Mentorship Program and Houston artist, John Ross Palmer, was recently recognized for his efforts assisting artists in their endeavors with the Greater Houston Service Award.The innumerable volunteer hours Palmer has...
  • Metropolitan Area Employment &  Unemployment for March 2014
    Metropolitan Area Employment & Unemployment March 2014
    Last week the United States Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) released the Metropolitan Area Unemployment and Employment Summary for March 2014. The BLS tracks 372 metropolitan areas unemployment across the United States....
  • Thank you, Metro and UPS
    Thank you Metro and UPS
    On Thursday March 13, 2014, after taking We The Enslaved to UPS near the New Carrollton Metro Station to be shipped to the Avenue of the Stars in Los Angeles a strong gust of wind blew the writer's Fedora off of his head in the freezing cold...
  • Metro
    How Will Metro's Pay By Phone, Credit Card or Government ID Change DC Nightlife?
    Metro announced last week that they’re planning on implementing a new electronic payment methods that could start to be seen on Metrorail and Metrobuses as early as late 2014. The agency has awarded a $184 million contract to Accenture to...
  • #NoPants Metro Ride Strikes Again
    #NoPants Metro Ride Strikes Again
    13th anniversary of the #NoPants Metro ride, here in LA it has lost no steam. From 1p-3p passengers of the LA Metro elected to board the train with pants, and when the right hand gesture and nod informed those who were in on the event,...
  • Metro melts winter doldrums with January shows
    Metro melts winter doldrums with January shows
    Soothe the savage beastly weather with this list of music shows at Chicago's historic Metro.Friday, January 10: COMASOFT * THE DEAD ON * HARD KISS * THE QUEUE$9 / 18 & over / Doors: 8:30M / Show: 9:00PMSaturday, January 11: ...
  • Broken Hope
    Interview: Jeremy Wagner of Broken Hope
    After an 11 year hiatus, Death Metal legends Broken Hope have reunited, released the new album “Omen of Disease,” and embarked on a nationwide tour. We got a chance to speak with Broken Hope guitarist and co-founder Jeremy Wagner about...
  • Sleigh Bells perform sold out show at Metro in Chicago
    Sleigh Bells perform sold out show at Metro in Chicago Review
    Brooklyn-based noise-pop stars Sleigh Bells brought their signature blend of loud and energetic ragers to Chicago's Metro on Sunday, November 10th, playing before a sold-out crowd.The duo consisting of Alexis Krauss and Derek Miller have been...
  • Paul Kalkbrenner
    Techno legend Paul Kalkbrenner at Metro in December
    Paul Kalkbrenner is a German electronic musician and actor from Berlin. He is best known for the song Sky and Sand, which was a hit in Central Europe. He is talented, ambitious and successful and a man who is able to lose himself completely in...
  • Alpin Champ De Mars
    Janol Alpin captures the character of Paris metro stations in photo series
    Parisian photographer Janol Alpin invites you to join him on an underground adventure in his series titled "Métropolisson." The artist posed models in metro stations accross the city that reflected the literal translation of the station...
  • Buffalo Bridge
    Buffalo bus driver a hero, saves woman from jumping off bridge
    Buffalo bus driverDarnell Barton is a hero. When confronted with a possible tragedy on Oct. 18, the Buffalo bus driver sprang into action. According to a report from Thursday (Oct. 31), Barton had just gotten students on board when he noticed a...
  • So So Glos at Chicago's Metro live review
    So So Glos at Chicago's Metro live review
    On Oct. 25, 2013 DIY punks the So So Glos brought their Brooklyn swagger to Chicago's Metro. The sold-out crowd had a rowdy good time under the encouragement of So So Glos' frontman/bassist, the self-proclaimed, “Authority on Fun...
  • The So So Glos
    Interview: Alex Levine of the So So Glos
    Brooklyn punk rockers the So So Glos have had a busy 2013. They released the energy filled album “Blowout,” re-issued their early out-of-print records and have been touring nonstop. On Friday, Oct. 25 they will be playing a sold-out...