Morbid Anatomy Pop-Up!

Ok, so this may be old news but we are just learning about it so we figured we would spread it around since many of you may be hearing this for the first time also. Morbid Anatomy, which started on Union Street in Gowanus and moved to a larger space nearby on 3rd Avenue only […]

Spring Family Scavenger Hunt in the Cemetery.

Folks visiting from out-of-town are always surprised to hear that Greenwood Cemetery puts on events. From film screenings to evening parties to family activities, this space is more than a cemetery. It is a place to learn about Brooklyn history and also just a beautiful site that neighboring residents think of as a park at […]

Dreaming of Spring Events.

On this frigid and brutal wintry March day we find ourselves looking out at the icy and rainy snow and dreaming of sun and flowers. Spring is so close but it’s the final stretch and the time we start daydreaming of our favorite events ahead. Since March generally comes in like a lion and goes […]

Green-Wood Cemetery Photo Contest.

Anyone with a talent and interest in photography out there has one week to capture a winning shot for the Green-Wood Cemetery 2017 summer calendar! The green space is beautiful and, taking a quiet walk around the historic cemetery, one is sure to be inspired to snap some lovely photos.  For anyone who hasn’t been […]

Decisions from the NYC Landmarks Commission by Arthur Mallett.

  Last week the NYC Landmarks Preservation Commission whittled down the 95 properties being considered for landmark status.  Only 30 properties made the cut, and they still need the approval of City Council.  Of the five boroughs, Brooklyn had the highest ratio of recommendations, with six out of seven properties being submitted for Council approval.  […]

Black History Tour at Greenwood Cemetery Tomorrow.

Tomorrow from 1-3pm Greenwood Cemetery will be celebrating Black History Month with a trolley tour focused on inspirational African American’s buried at the cemetery.  This sounds so interesting and like a wonderful event to bring your kids.  Tickets are $20 for non-members and $15 for members.  You can see more and purchase tickets here.  More […]

RealTours: A Day in Crown Heights with Arthur Mallett

Crown Heights is home to a diverse array of restaurants, shops, and people.  Arthur Mallett calls the neighborhood home and would like to share his favorite spots in and around his hood to those who may not be familiar with the area.  Morning: My favorite morning spot is Outpost Cafe on Fulton Street. The friendly […]