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Here’s what the Untapped Staff is reading in the HQ today:
The High Line Is Trolling Us [CityLab]: New York City’s elevated park boasts a seductive collection of public art, with a striking message about urban displacement.
What Exactly Is the Black Mayonnaise at the Bottom of the Gowanus Canal? [Brownstoner]: There are numerous mysteries about the Gowanus Canal. But the most baffling, not to mention terrifying, is the thick dark sludge that makes it way through the oily waters, that which has been called black mayonnaise.
- MetroCard’s Replacement Could Lead to More Equitable Fares, Experts Say [amNY]: As the MTA begins its slow phaseout of the MetroCard, experts and advocates hope its successor can provide a more equitable fare system.
City Announces Schedule for Public Hearings on Contentious Monuments [Curbed NY]: Following the city’s decision to assemble a monuments review commission, the mayor has taken the first steps in reviewing so-called “symbols of hate” on city property across the five boroughs.
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