12. Commemorate the Centennial of World War I
Photo by Malcolm Pinckney/NYC Parks
November 11th marks 100 years since the end of World War I, and New York City will has already had a year of centennial commemorations. At the end of September, the historic Highbridge Doughboy Statue was returned to its home in the Bronx , with a ceremony that included the World War I Centennial Commission, the East Coast Doughboys (above), local officials and more. On November 11th, you can join the premiere of filmmaker and Guggenheim Fellow Cathy Lee Crane’s new experimental and historical film The Manhattan Front at the Anthology Film Archives. If you are an Untapped Cities Insiders, you can attend this premiere for free. Not an Insider yet? Become a member today to access free behind-the-scenes tours and access to special New York City events from the city’s leading cultural institutions all year long!