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

  • Take The Nostalgia Train To Yankee Stadium For ALCS Games [Gothamist]: The Yankees are down two games in the American League Championship Series—which means the atmosphere at Yankee Stadium will be pretty crazy for Game 3 on Monday night. So why not take the MTA’s Nostalgia Train from Grand Central for the complete pre-game experience?
  • Amid Midtown’s Bustle, a Street-Level Tea Party for All [New York Times]: For the past four years, Ms. Gannon-Graydon has been convening these weekly pop-up tea parties in a setting where the cast of parkgoers can range from office workers, to tourists, to homeless people.

  • MTA Reopens Bay Ridge Avenue Station After Six-Month Renovation Project [Curbed NY]: The Bay Ridge Avenue station along the R line has reopened to the public after undergoing a six-month long renovation process that introduced a series of upgrades into the station.

  • Ai Wei-what? Straphangers Confuse Artist’s Sculpture for Chair, Wind Barrier [Brooklyn Paper]: Bus riders praised the sculpture that a famed Chinese artist recently installed at a Downtown stop, but not for its intended statement on the global refugee crisis. Straphangers instead lauded Ai Weiwei’s chain-link structure for the curved portion near its bottom, where they said they can park their butts as they wait for the people movers to pull up.

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