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Kevin Walsh visits Poe Place in the Bronx. [Forgotten NY]
Titanic House leaves LIC. [liQcity]
The repopulation of Downtown Brooklyn [Brownstoner]
Tomorrow: Second Saturday in Staten Island. [Forgotten Borough]
Bald Eagles in Harlem! [Harlem Hybrid]
I missed this first one when it was new, but here’s a tour of prisons in all 5 boroughs. Follow it up with a tour of public restrooms. I’d like to dedicate the first link to Bartleby the Scrivener and the second to anyone who’s ever been cited for public urination. [Untapped New York]
Williamsburg public phone photo by Michelle Young for Untapped New York.
Just commenting to tell you that the last episode of this new show, Archer, on FX had a pretty detailed ‘Bartleby, The Scrivener’ reference! The dialogue:
“…Not as much as I love chocolate, so you- bring plenty of it!”
“I-I would prefer not to…’Bartleby, The Scrivener’? Anybody? Not a big Melville crowd here, huh? Ah yeah, well, it’s not an easy read.”
I was so surprised by it, I had to share. Especially because Archer, a raunchy, animated comedy for adults, ranked pretty low on my list of shows on which I’d expect to hear an relatively obscure literary reference.
-Michelle, a student of yours this semester