New York Philharmonic set contains of 2 metrocards and has been sponsored by Time Warner. One card has a schedule of all summer concerts in all 5 boroughs plus Long Island and Westchester. Another one advertised concert in Central Park at Great Lawn.
Subway series 2000 was held on July 7,8,9 2000. This time around all 4 metrocards feature only players from Mets team. Set was sponsored by MasterCard. Each card has a similar design and features one of the leading Mets players: Mike Piazza, Mike Hampton, Rey Ordonez, Armando Benitez. There was also published matching leaflet.
Another Internet age company SmartRay.com which ceased to exist. Company suppose to deliver info to cell phones. It was just a little bit ahead of time. Set contains of 2 cards.
One card says: Stock quotes and news headlines beamed to your mobile phone or pager free from smartray.com. And it shows screen of mobile phone with fake news: Backstreet Boys announce IPO* — analysts say will outperform Yahoo.
Another card says: Real time sports headlines and scores beamed to your mobile phone or pager free from smartray.com. And it shows mobile phone screen with fake news: Yankees 4 Mets 8 Yankees say: “We let Mets win out of pity”.
International Conference 2000 of Institute of Internal Auditors has been held in New York and this card was sponsored and given out to participants of this conference. It is very rare card since many were lost or taken back by owner to their respective cities and countries. This card is beautiful, it features collage of images of New York city: skyline, World Trade Center, Empire State Building, Chrysler building, Statue of Liberty and Federal reserve Building. World Trade Center appears 3 times on different parts of the card. There is a rumour that circulation is just about 2,000.