Arts & Culture / New York

Untapped Staff Reads: Nobody Knows What Lies Beneath NYC, The History of Street Vending in NYC

Image via Wikimedia: Totya

Here’s what the Untapped staff is reading in the HQ today:

Nobody Knows What Lies Beneath New York City [Bloomberg]: Subterranean cartographers are bringing to light the dark, tangled truths buried under the streets.

That Burning Smell Around NYC This Morning? It Came From Pennsylvania [Gothamist]: This morning, after some New Yorkers …

Architecture / New York

The Top 10 Secrets of the Roosevelt Island Tram in NYC

The new cars, circa 2010. Image via Autopilot on Wikimedia Commons.

The Roosevelt Island Tram has been one of New York City’s most unique public transportation options since its opening in 1976. The 250 foot high aerial tramway sits above the East River and connects Roosevelt Island to the Upper East Side of Manhattan. …