Arts & Culture / New York

Take in Jazz in an Underground Crypt in Harlem

Though New York City is far younger than many European cities, we still have our fair share of crypts and catacombs scattered throughout the city. And some of them host unique events, for those who dare. The Church of the Intercession in Harlem, for example, hosts jazz concerts (and more) in its crypt.

The Church of the Intercession …

Architecture / Featured

The Capuchin Crypt: A Monument of Human Bones and Corpses in Rome

Of all the places you might find the Capuchin crypt, the Via Veneto in Rome seems to be the unlikeliest location.  But amid this district of four star hotels, expensive restaurants and swanky habitués, there resides a strange ossuary that has survived the centuries. Here, five successive chambers are decorated in carefully wrought patterns and …