Here’s what the Untapped Staff is reading in the HQ today:
The Grecian Folly of Prospect Park [Brownstoner]: Who doesn’t love this Classical Greek-inspired structure? For many people, Prospect Park begins and ends on the Park Slope side, but other parts of the park have some of the best goodies, some hidden, and some, like the Peristyle, at 96 Parkside Avenue, in plain view.
“Bike New York: MTA bridges should allow cyclists to ride [amNewYork]: Following what it described as “random” enforcement blitzes, the nonprofit has penned a letter to MTA chairman Joe Lhota, requesting a policy shift at the MTA: Consider pedestrian walkways to be shared paths, effectively granting cyclists the opportunity to ride over bridges without the risk of receiving a summons.
La Lunchonette Revisited [Jeremiah’s Vanishing New York]: In 2015, the Chelsea restaurant La Lunchonette was forced to close, thanks to the High Line Effect. It had been in business there, and beloved, for 26 years.
- Performance Artists to Take Over Staten Island Ferry on Sunday [DNAinfo]: ST. GEORGE — All the world’s a stage, including the Staten Island Ferry. More than two dozen artists will take over the ferry on Sunday to perform a variety of interactive pieces as part of Day de Dada’s “Après Avant Garde Festival” celebrating the 50th anniversary of a similar event.
Today’s popular Untapped Cities articles:
- The Top 10 Secrets of NYC’s Brooklyn-Battery Tunnel
- 21 Must Visit Spots in Chelsea, NYC: An Untapped Cities Guide
- Inside Brooklyn’s Mysterious, Abandoned Jumping Jack Power Plant