Arts & Culture / Guides

20 New Public Art Installations Not to Miss This September 2019

September is turning into a pretty banner month for new public art installations in New York City. While the PORTAL Art Show on Governors Island might be the most anticipated, there are some great new pieces in special off-limits locations like the Green-Wood Cemetery catacombs, a military chapel on Governors Island, and a hidden art …


Cities 101: The NYC Biking Guide For REAL New Yorkers

We here at Untapped love all of DOT’s ventures, especially those pertaining to two-wheeled transportation. In our eyes, bike lanes are the bee’s knees and Citi Bike’s a triumph, never mind the latter’s losing money faster than your aunt playing slots.  We have to admit, however, that the department may have stumbled when it published the …

Arts & Culture / New York

Daily What?! NYC’s Very Own Grauman’s Chinese Theatre

Handprints of actress Joan Crawford outside Theater 80 in the East Village

Did you know NYC has its own version of LA’s Grauman’s Chinese Theatre (albeit on a smaller scale)? In the early 1970s, Florence and Howard Otway purchased a theater on St. Marks Place and converted it into a revival movie theater, showing classic films …