Visit The Arts Center at Governors Island for three unique art installations dedicated to promoting community, equity, and sustainability. These include Meg Webster's Wave, Onyedika Chuke’s The Forever Museum Archive_Circa 6000BCE, and Muna Malik’s participatory sculpture initiative Blessing of the Boats.
Start getting in the Halloween spirit, tour some of NYC's most stunning landmarks, revisit the rocking NYC of the 1960s and more with our Untapped Picks of the week!
Hear criminal justice experts discuss the challenges of a post-Rikers NYC at a conversation presented by the Brooklyn Historical Society.
New Amsterdam is a new medical drama on NBC that focuses on a public hospital in Manhattan, based on the real Bellevue Hospital, located in Manhattan.
Did you know that there's a floating prison on the East River? Find out how this 5-story tall barge built in New Orleans became a NYC Correctional facility.
A group of Queens City Council members have urged Mayor Bill de Blasio to utilize a former Queens Detention Complex Queens as an alternative to Rikers Island.
What if Rikers Island, of which 83% is landfill, could be returned to its original, natural state to combat climate change while closing NYC's main jail?
In the 3rd season of Mozart in the Jungle, an episode takes place inside Rikers Island. The remarkable faux documentary brings the orchestra inside the jail.
When Untapped Cities officially received access inside Rikers Island, we finally had a glimpse at what was beyond the ID checkpoints and X-ray scans of the facility.
The other islands of New York City reflect the story of the city. A look at Rikers Island, North Brother Island, Roosevelt Island and more.