Arts & Culture / New York

Top 5 NYC Street Art and Graffiti Pieces: May 2015 Edition

Jerkface, Alexis Diaz, The 191 Beautification Project, Crycle & Cern

In our monthly showcase, Untapped Cities Street Art Columnist Christopher Inoa highlights the top five New York City graffiti and street art pieces found on the city’s walls, rooftops and tunnels. 

It’s now that time of year where we make the switch to ice coffee and …

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Architecture

Cities 101: The NYC Biking Guide For REAL New Yorkers

The author puts his guide to the test

We here at Untapped love all of DOT’s ventures, especially those pertaining to two-wheeled transportation. In our eyes, bike lanes are the bee’s knees and Citi Bike’s a triumph, never mind the latter’s losing money faster than your aunt playing slots.  We have to admit, however, that …

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Arts & Culture / New York

Daily What?! NYC’s Very Own Grauman’s Chinese Theatre

Handprints of actress Joan Crawford outside Theater 80 in the East Village

Did you know NYC has its own version of LA’s Grauman’s Chinese Theatre (albeit on a smaller scale)? In the early 1970s, Florence and Howard Otway purchased a theater on St. Marks Place and converted it into a revival movie theater, showing classic films …

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