Though much of Thomas Edison's work and research was conducted in New Jersey, Edison is closely connected to New York City,
Remnants of Fort Totten's former military life include an abandoned Civil War-era fort and a decaying early 20th century battery.
Cross country drives are a longstanding American tradition, but due to the COVID-19 pandemic and accompanying restrictions, now is not
To celebrate the funny and ridiculously entertaining holiday that is April Fools Day, we put together a list of 10 notable NYC urban hoaxes.
New PBS documentary American Experience "Edison" looks at inventory Thomas Edison and the challenge to bring electric light to Lower Manhattan.
Did you know that 62 lampposts were designated as landmarks in NYC? Here are 5 historic ones to check out on your daily routine.
Anna Robinson-Sweet is putting up silkscreen plaques to commemorate the history of lost and under-appreciated cultural sites in Brooklyn.
100 historic, cast-iron lamp posts are known to survive in New York City. In all likelihood, even fewer survive today.