Scholar, curator, and artist Ayanna Dozier strives to revive the "Negro Coney Island" through her exhibit "Cities of the Dead" at The Shed.
Here is Untapped New York's Fourth of July guide to festivities, tours, and fireworks to help you decide how to celebrate Independence Day.
Archie and Elton Kohr invented custard in Coney Island when they added eggs to ice cream. Now, many flock to Coney Island for the same treat.
A city of its own until 1898, Brooklyn is home to many of the city's oldest institutions. Restaurants and bars are no exception and here we take you through some the borough's oldest dating back to 1887.
Photos from this year's annual Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest, which takes place every July 4th for the Mustard Belt featuring 12-time winner Joey Chestnut.
The Brooklyn Historical Society invited Lloyd Handwerker, grandson of the owner of NYC's Nathan's Famous, to screen and speak about 'Famous Nathan.'
Nathan's Famous has been known as "more than just the best hot dog" since 1916 but beyond its delicious sausages and huge impact lies a rich secret history.
The story of Nathan's Famous hotdogs and its founder Nathan Handwerker is documented in a new film by Nathan's grandson, Lloyd Handwerker.
Coney Island in the winter exists much like it does in vintage photos; frozen in time, eerie, lasting, and ephemeral all at once.
Museum of the City of New York is hosting a special presentation to complement Rising Waters, featuring more photographs from Hurricane Sandy.