It's hard to remember that Manhattan isn't the only island in the city. This week's featured Foursquare list taps into The Other Islands of NYC, ranging from popular spots like Roosevelt Island to lesser-trod places like a prison complex.
This week in the Untapped Cities mailbag, an Untapped reader caught this flub by NBC News, which claims that the
Announcing our partnership with Let's Go with our list of most Untapped places in New York, as featured on Untapped New York.
Over the past six weeks, I've been teaching the Bill of Rights to 16-18 year old incarcerated juveniles in the Rikers Island Prison as part of the Rikers Island Project, an advocacy and legal workshop run by Fordham Law School. .
One of the most popular Untapped New York articles has been about the prisons of New York City. This fall, you can go into Rikers Island with Untapped New York to run a 6-week advocacy and legal workshop for some of Rikers Island's incarcerated juveniles.
Today’s post is about prisons, something that the average city dweller doesn’t think about. But what is fascinating is that many of New York’s prisons are right in our midst — we walk and drive by them without noticing.