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Here are our picks for the Best of the Untapped Photo Pool for this week. Remember, to have one of your own photos showcased, all you have to do is tag your urban exploration shots #untappedcities. Keep an eye on what other readers and contributors are checking out during the week by visiting the Untapped […]
Caption reads: On its balcony Washington was inaugurated Prest. April 30th, 1789. Image via New York Public Library Image Gallery The US Congress wasn’t always atop Capitol Hill. Contrary to popular belief, the first US Congress met in the old City Hall, which is now “Federal Hall” at 26 Wall Street. Congress met in New […]
A Hollywood glam fur coat on a man is definitely a statement piece. Kit Mills spotted this guy in Chelsea and drew him for The Art of Style column.
Orange is the New Black mostly films in a set in Kaufman Studios in Astoria but also makes use of real locations in Queens.