Danielle Page

Danielle Page

Writer. Editor. Storyteller.

Danielle Page is a New York based writer, editor and brand journalist.

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The New York Times

Bringing Home a Cactus

On a Saturday night at 1 a.m., a lady tenderly cradled a cactus plant on the N train. It was a mediocre cactus at best; the same shape as an undersized clementine. But the way she held it suggested that it meant much more to her than just another run-of-the-mill addition to her imagined houseplant collection.

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The New York Times

Subway Show Time Confession

I know that, as a native New Yorker, I’m not supposed to look as if I’m actively enjoying any of the performances on the subway. And for the most part, I can appear apathetic when a full mariachi band or a man playing Kesha songs on a kazoo boards the downtown R train during my commute.

But there is a certain time when I just can’t act nonchalant. They call it “show time.” And I can’t get enough of it.

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The New York Times

Subway Show Time Confession

Metropolitan Diary: An exceptionally nimble gymnastic routine inside a subway car made even jaded commuters reach for their wallets....