Secrets of New York

Secrets of New York

Did you know that the Brooklyn Bridge has hidden champagne vaults? Or that there’s a river below the Empire State Building? Join this unique webinar and discover some of Untapped New York’s team favorite secrets!

  • Uncover the largest landmark in NYC (it’s not a building!)
  • Explore an abandoned subway station that was once the “crown jewel” of NYC’s underground transit system
  • Find out where the geological center of NYC is
  • Peek inside a bedroom frozen in the year 1893
  • Discover hidden gems built right into the sidewalks of NYC

About the event:
On this talk about the Secrets of NYC, Untapped New York’s Chief Experience Officer Justin Rivers to uncover the most fascinating unknown facts about New York City! This talk will pull from our list of more than 160 secrets, compiled from Untapped’s years of exploring and reporting on the hidden side of the city.

About Justin Rivers:
Justin Rivers is Untapped New York’s Chief Experience Officer. He is a writer and interpretive historian whose work focuses on inspiring empowerment through storytelling in non-traditional settings. As a playwright, tour guide, and educator, his work is designed to help New Yorkers contextualize and rediscover their city by exploring the past, present, and future of its diverse infrastructure.
Justin’s Off Broadway play, The Eternal Space explored an unlikely friendship that arose from Penn Station’s demolition and enjoyed a successful six-week run at Theatre Row Studios in 2015. He is author and co-collaborator of The Wonder City, a graphic novel that re-imagines the history of New York City. He is also Founding Director of The Character Connection Initiative, a non-profit organization that brings character education and mindfulness practices to inner-city middle school students and teachers throughout the NYC metro area.

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