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

  • The East River is Freezing Over [Photos] [Bowery Boogie]: Two weeks of sub-freezing temperatures and the East River is packed with ice floes. The waterway is freezing around the edges and bouncing with the tide – on both sides.
  • NYC’s pedestrian fatalities reached an all-time low in 2016 [CurbedNY]: The city has been seeing a steady decline of pedestrian deaths since Mayor Bill de Blasio’s Vision Zero initiative— a public safety campaign aimed at improving street safety and decreasing traffic crashes. On Monday, Mayor de Blasio announced that in 2016, New York City experienced the fewest traffic fatalities on record and witnessed a 32 percent decline in pedestrian fatalities.
  • What County Is Manhattan In? [StreetEasy Blog]: What isn’t as commonly known is that there are five counties in New York City that directly correspond with each of the five boroughs.

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