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

  • Dumplings in NYC: Sampling Brooklyn’s best bites from around the world [amNewYork]: In New York City, where ethnic neighborhoods are the spices that season this gloriously multicultural city, dumplings come in an astounding variety of forms: they can be stuffed with meat, veggies, cheese and even noodles; they can be wrapped in dough made with wheat or corn flour, and shaped into half-moons, purses and pyramids; they can be pan-fried, deep-fried, boiled and steamed.
  • Checking in on the dislodged Webster Hall marquee [EV Grieve]:  As we first reported back on Sunday, the Webster Hall marquee became partially dislodged from the front of the landmarked building on 11th Street between Third Avenue and Fourth Avenue. On Monday, workers started erecting a sidewalk bridge for protection until repairs can be made. Steven shared these photos from this morning … where workers appear to continue to secure the marquee…
  • Are these Manhattan towers the future of sustainable design? [CurbedNY]: What if two soaring towers rose on the southern tip of Manhattan, packed with micro units, with greenery running up the height of the buildings, and armed with landing pads for flying cars? To some that may sound like a feverish sci-fi dream, but for architecture firm Humphreys and Partners Architects, it’s just one way of addressing the problems many big cities face today.

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