Join us for a special event inside the gorgeous French Embassy on 5th Avenue and 79th Street next Thursday, May 2nd from 6:30-8:30pm. In “Parisians vs. New Yorkers,” Untapped Cities invites audience members, Twitter followers and Google Hangout attendees to imagine scenes in NYC and Paris, which will then be live drawn by illustrators David Cessac (Paris), Kit Mills (NYC) and The Downtown Doodler (NYC).  Special guest, Becky Cooper, author of Mapping Manhattan will be moderating. The event is FREE, RSVP here:

Refreshments provided by Le Palais des Thes.

Here’s how else you can get involved:

    • Submit ideas via Twitter using the hashtag #ParisNY
    • Submit street scenes from NYC or Paris on Instagram with the hashtags #ParisNY and #UntappedCities (check out live submissions here)
    • For our non-NYC readers, you can join in on the fun on Google Hangout Thursday, May 2nd (URL of Google Hangout to be updated day of event.

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Untapped Cities artists will be on hand at the “Parisians v. New Yorkers” event, selling autographed art and books like, Mapping Manhattan: A Love (and Sometimes Hate) Story in Maps by 75 New YorkersNYC and Paris MacStix stickers for your Macbook, and art from our Society6 shop.