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The Untapped Web Bites are editor picks of the best online reads of the week from New York and our sister site Untapped Paris.  

A fated 19th century Spring Street row house whose previous owner was a member of the Beastie Boys may be seeing the end of its days. [NY Times]

Those payphones you barely pay attention to could now become a coveted piece of the NY cityscape. [The Next Web]

Ice cream trucks by the tap of a button in an app; This could become a permanent fixture in NYC, among other cities, anyone else dreaming of the future potentials? [NY Times, Underground Eats]

The prized street art canvas located on the corner of Houston and Bowery is seeing Lady Aiko grace its wall. [Art Info] And for more pictures: [Bowery Boogie]

But before Aiko commenced her project, someone tagged the space with words of wisdom, watch it go down in a video produced by Red Bucket Films. [Bowery Boogie]

The Musée d’Orsay, after years of requests, has finally obtained the 10 foot bronze replica of Lady Liberty, created by the Statue of Liberty’s very own designer, Auguste Bartholdi. [Art Info]

Le Marais: History of the Trendiest Swamp in the World [Untapped Paris]

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