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Michelle is the founder of Untapped Cities. She can usually be found in New York (where she grew up), Paris, backpacking in South America or Southeast Asia, or in-transit between. She has an obsession with buses, shoots with a Nikon SLR camera, and destroys cellos on stage with her indie rock band. She’s traveled to 35 countries, including working for earthquake disaster organizations in Peru and Sumatra. She is an author of 100 Ways to Make History, published by the New York Public Library. She holds a masters in urban planning from Columbia University, a B.A. from Harvard in the History of Art & Architecture, and is a graduate of the Juilliard School of Music. Follow her on Twitter @untappedmich.


Albertine, NYC's only French bookstore will open to the public in the Cultural Services of the French Embassy on Fifth Avenue, former Payne Whitney mansion. Read more.
When infrastructure for subways and power companies are concealed by fake townhouses and homes in NYC, London, Paris and London with unique architectural detail Read more.
The Port Authority and the NYNJ Rail operate a floating train barge that crosses the Hudson River between Brooklyn and NJ twice a day carrying 16 freight cars. Read more.
Sakagura, a hidden Japanese restaurant and sake bar is one of our favorite hidden gems located in the basement of a Midtown Manhattan office building. Read more.
The AMC Empire 25 in Times Square was not only moved down the block but historical remnants of its structure are still evident in the lobby and upper floors Read more.
So you know about the dinosaur fossils that are in the American Museum of Natural History. But there are allegedly dinosaurs buried under Central Park Read more.