Like London? Like corgis? Like Twitter? Visit London has a fun social media campaign going on where you can win a 5 night trip to London if you follow @FindRufus the Corgi on Twitter and locate him on this fun illustrated map of London (hint: Read his latest tweets and zoom into the map). In this video, Rufus takes in what London has to offer, from riding the double decker buses, checking out the art at the Royal Academy, and the music at Royal Albert Hall, shopping in the old Spitfields covered market, dabbling in afternoon tea and closing the evening at the London Eye. The competition goes until November 23rd.
Here’s what the Untapped Staff is reading today: NYC’s Most Badass Supper Clubs, Buildings Inspired by Art, the Clubhouse that Folk Built.
Scan from New York Times Archive Just before noon on a cool, blustery Saturday in March, 1939, a limousine pulled up to the corner of 225th Street and Jacobus Place in the Marble Hill neighborhood of Manhattan. James J. Lyons, the Bronx borough president, had come with the express purpose of claiming the neighborhood for […]
Robert Mulero shared with us photographs of New York City’s historic bishop’s crook lampposts, which he’s been photographing since the 1970s.
The 42nd Street Shuttle has been a testing ground for the MTA, most recently with the full body advertisement takeover. These type of ads were first implemented on buses in 1992.
New sculptures on the Park Avenue Mall by Alice Aycock called Park Avenue Paper Chase play on the whimsicality of paper objects and the materiality of aluminum.