Wednesday, October 22, 2014
The story of 'Painters On The Brooklyn Bridge', a classic photograph taken 100 years ago this month
The photograph above (officially called "Brooklyn Bridge showing painters on suspenders&qu...
Thursday, October 16, 2014
Haunted Hipsters: Four Ghost Stories of Brooklyn
Dark skies over the Brooklyn Bridge, from a 1905 postcard (courtesy MCNY ) PODCAST Brooklyn ...
Wednesday, October 15, 2014
For Whom The Ghost Tolls: A Haunting in Bedford-Stuyvesant
The corner of Stuyvesant and Jefferson in 1900, looking much the way it does today. The haunted...
Autumn attire : Get a Bowery Boys T-Shirt!
Here's your new look for the fall! Proclaim your love of New York history and the Bowery Boys...
Tuesday, October 14, 2014
The Bowery Boys 8th Annual New York Ghost Stories Podcast rises from the grave this Thursday
It's our favorite time of year -- time for the annual Bowery Boys New York ghost stories po...
Thursday, October 9, 2014
Open House New York: From Teddy's home to a secret cottage Ten FREE historical spaces to visit in all five boroughs
An old postcard of Cass Gilbert's U.S. Custom House, one of the highlights of this year's...
Tuesday, October 7, 2014
MYSTERY! "Doctor Busted" and the skeleton of College Point
Above is an illustrated bird's eye view of College Point, Queens , from a 1917 guidebook &qu...
Monday, October 6, 2014
"A History of New York in 101 Objects" by Sam Roberts: or why you should never throw anything out
BOOK REVIEW Looking at history as a collection of objects is a pursuit best suited for a hoarder. ...
Friday, October 3, 2014
In 1914, a Jersey City fireworks and munitions plant exploded. Was it sabotage by the Germans?
One hundred years ago today, the Detwiller & Street fireworks plant, located in the Greenville s...
Wednesday, October 1, 2014
1981 was indeed "A Most Violent Year" in New York City
In 1981, there were more reported robberies in New York City (over 120,000) than in any year in i...
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