Image via Wikimedia: MTA
Here’s what the Untapped Cities staff is reading in the HQ today:
- Snow on subway platforms in Brooklyn despite being underground [amNewYork]: Thursday’s bomb cyclone has covered every inch of New York City with snow — even the subway platforms.
- A Dash of History With the Snow: 3 Historic New York Sites for Cross Country Skiing and Hiking [Brownstoner]: Winter weather may inspire some to hibernate indoors and dream of a crackling fire but if you embrace the crisp air and want a dash of history with your outdoor activity, we’ve got three sites where you can admire some historic architecture while gliding through scenic landscapes on your cross country skis.
- New Year’s The highlife: Architecture, spectacle and Art Deco New York [6sqft]: The architects who built the Jazz Age really knew how to get down. In January 1931, they turned the city’s annual Beaux Arts Ball into the ultimate Gatsby-approved bash. Instead of the stuffy historicism of years past, the party’s theme was “Fête Moderne — a Fantasie in Flame and Silver.”
- The Art Of Climbing Snow To Board A Bus [Bklyner]: It’s the day after the “Bomb Cyclone,” the snow has stopped falling and the roads have been cleared. Those who decided to stay in the warmth of their homes yesterday instead of shoveling out their cars will have a tough time today.
Today’s popular articles:
- Photos of Today’s Bomb Cyclone in NYC
- 10 Former and Still Existing Iconic Signs in NYC
- The Chinatown Snowman Returns to NYC’s Lower East Side