Laurie Gwen Shapiro stumbled upon an Armenian pop-up in Bedford-Stuyvesant whose owner, Ararat El-Rawi, has a few stories to share.
On a midmorning early in April sculptor Seth Callander took a coffee and social media break from his woodwork in
Dalton Whiteside is a modern-day Indiana Jones, like a time-traveler from a different century. With him, we discovered an astounding four time capsules on the campus of City College of New York
On the release of the remastered album of Purple Rain, an Untapped Cities contributor shares vivid memories of watching Prince perform at the Syracuse Carrier Dome.
While 355 Grand Street is no Penn Station, it does have some serious street cred and fascinating NYC history. Its demolition is a loss for the Lower East Side.
New Yorker Maureen Seaberg is a tetrachromat and can see up to a 100 million colors–the average human can see 1 million. Here she shows us the colors of her NYC
Writer Laurie Gwen Shapiro pays a last visit to The Peking, the tall ship that stood tall at South Street Seaport for four decades before it moves to Germany.
Tracking down long lost time capsules hidden in the cornerstone of Bloomingdale's Art Deco flagship department store on NYC's Lexington Avenue sealed in 1930.
Alamo, the Astor Place cube by Bernard Tony Rosenthal is coming back but there's a version almost nobody knows about, in a Westchester, New York estate.
In NYC, there's a secret tea house (chatitsu) called KeiSui-An near Union Square, with exhibits and a tea room you can only see by appointment only.