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You may remember the map that called out the best coffee shops near each subway station in ManhattanQueens and Brooklyn. Well, Thrillist has just done the same thing but for bars! With this creative take on the traditional subway map, it’s easy to find any local drinking hole near subway stations around Manhattan . Broken down further by subway line for clear viewing, here are their callouts:

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Farmigo’s new headquarters in Gowanus, Brooklyn.

Whether you’re an urban dweller looking for better access to organic produce or an agriculturalist looking for better access to a community, Farmigo is the company that will change how you interact with people and food. The website, launched in California in 2009, allows individuals to order a wide array of seasonal, fresh foods from small community farms. Each order is packaged and shipped within 48 hours of harvest and sent to designated communal pick up locations to be picked up by the customer at a prearranged time. At the helm of each pick up location is a community organizer, considered the backbone of the entire operation, that ensures that all orders are shipped and available to the customers as requested. And Farmigo is getting ever closer to the New York City market, with the opening of its headquarters in Gowanus, Brooklyn last week

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Don’t put away your reds, whites and blues just yet because Bastille Day is right around the corner! Celebrate French National Day all weekend long with events and activities around New York City in anticipation of the holiday on Monday, July 14th. Vive La France!

1. Maille Mustard Truck

Just in time for Bastille Day, luxury mustard makers Maille will be bringing a mustard bar to Manhattan in the form of a food truck from July 11th to 13th. Originally, La Maison Maille held the unique responsibility of supplying King Louis XV of France with his official stash of vinegar and mustard. A visit to the food truck comes with complimentary tastings of five different varieties and a chance to compose an individual palette of Dijon flavors. Click here for more information on Maille and for a complete list of when and where Maille Mustard Mobile with be available. (more…)

Chez Lucienne 308 Lenox Avenue, just north of 125th Street

Chez Lucienne 308 Lenox Avenue, just north of 125th Street

It’s that time of year. Music in the parksfilms under the stars and lots of bar and restaurant crawls. Summer Sizzles on Lenox Avenue in Harlem is back for a second year next Tuesday with the $5 cocktail and appetizer special and an impressive lineup of restaurants.  So if you haven’t been, here’s your chance to try a dozen of them – all at once. This is our illustrated guide to what to see on the Summer Sizzles crawl in Harlem!

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Holey Donuts! is on the corner of Grove St and 7th Avenue South

We love our sweets here at Untapped Cities, particularly when it’s in a quirky location. You will remember how taken we were with that automated cupcake machine, or our roundup of the top 8 “indie” donut shops in NYC. Today this stopped us in our tracks.  Holey Donuts! are said to be great tasting without the fat, calories or guilt.

A regular donut can have as much as 15-35 grams of fat and have a calorie count north of 400.  But at Holey Donuts! they are talking more like 3-5 grams of fat due to a patented cooking process that avoids deep frying, and calories ranging from 170 to 280.  Up to now, they could only be purchased online and delivered by express mail.  But they are now venturing into the retail shop arena.

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140 years ago, France gave us the Statue of Liberty (although there’s debate on who the face is modeled after). And now, they are blessing New York City with yet another gift in time for Bastille Day Weekend: Mustard! (and no, it’s not Grey Poupon).

Luxury mustard makers Maille will be bringing a mustard bar to New York City in the form of a food truck from July 11th to 13th. Originally, La Maison Maille held the unique responsibility of supplying King Louis XV of France with his official stash of vinegar and mustard. Their NYC visit is part of a bi-coastal summer road trip where they will be serving up authentic dijon mustard in complimentary tastings of five different varieties. In addition to free samples, the MMM will also give New Yorkers a chance to compose their own palette of Dijon flavors. The truck that will be serving cornichons of Maille’s mustard, called the Maille Mustard Mobile (MMM), is even eco-friendly. (more…)