All posts tagged "History"
Discovering Brooklyn Series: “Greenpoint”
This is the first of our monthly series covering all of Brooklyn from Greenpoint to Sea Gate. I deliberately started our...BKDiningJuly 20, 2014
Take A Ride On A Train From The 1930s To Coney Island!
Ever wonder how people made it in the 1930s in mass transit? Imagine a time when there was no AC in...BKNewsJuly 8, 2014
That Time Michael Jackson Filmed In Brooklyn!
It’s amazing how time flies. Today marks five years since Michael Jackson’s passing. June 25, 2009 will always be a day forever...BKNewsJune 25, 2014
Rare Fact: East Oakland Was Once Called Brooklyn!
Bet you never would have guessed this one. There have been so many stories circulating around the comparisons of Oakland, California...BKNewsJune 20, 2014
1st Roller-coaster In The US Opened This Date, In 1884, Brooklyn!
What history Brooklyn has! On this very day, 130 years ago to be exact, the very first roller coaster in America...BKNewsJune 16, 2014
Jay Z & Biggie & B. Streisand Cover NY Magazine “YesterYear” Issue!
“And Another One!” In the words of our late great Biggie Smalls, the legacies of these Brooklyn greats go on. Dead...BKNewsMarch 24, 2014
The Story Of The Mysterious Brooklyn Heights Brownstone
A brownstone with blacked-out windows and doors will make you look twice right? Who would own a home and do that....BKNewsMarch 21, 2014
What’s Behind A Brooklyn Street Name?
Have you ever wondered where the name of the block you live on came from? Why did they choose the name,...BKNewsMarch 21, 2014