On the other side of a barbed-wire fence, a war wages over a Sanyo flat-screen television. A Nigerian man flips to the Discovery Channel, where archaeologists sift for artifacts in a jungle. The voice of a wonky narrator throbs into the small room, nearly sending a young African-American man in cornrows into convulsions. "No, man!" he shouts. "We're not smart. I'm not here to get my... More >>>
This lounge, with its sink and TV, is a full-time home to
many drivers, cabbies say.