Here’s what the Untapped Staff is reading in the HQ today:
- Out and About in the East Village [EV Grieve]: In this ongoing feature, East Village-based photographer James Maher provides us with a quick snapshot of someone who lives and/or works in the East Village or Lower East Side.
- Bronx’s Jerome Avenue Rezoning moves forward, but not without issues [Curbed NY]: The planned rezoning of Jerome Avenue is moving forward, though it might be somewhat of a bumpy ride, as is the case with other rezonings across the city. Bronx’s Community Board 4 voted to approve the application on Tuesday, but they only did so with a long list of conditions, City Limits reports.
- Could Walt Whitman’s Brooklyn Home Become a Landmark? [Brownstoner]: One of America’s most influential 19th century poets, Walt Whitman was a Brooklynite for 28 years and through many changes in career — printer, journalist, teacher. But few physical reminders of his time in the borough remain.
- 5 Years After Sandy: Are NYC’s Preparations Amid Climate Change Enough? [NBC News]: Is the groundwork being laid enough to protect America’s most populous city from future floods, extreme weather and rising sea levels?
Today’s popular Untapped Cities articles:
- 5 Hidden Japanese Restaurants in NYC
- Vintage NYC Photos: Dismantling of The High Line in 1962
- 10 Famous Mob Hangouts in NYC