An unassuming rowhouse at 99 Ryerson Street in Brooklyn hides a piece of history: it was the home of Walt Whitman when he published Leaves of Grass.More
NYC’s Landmark Preservation Commission says no to Brad Vogel’s coalition efforts to make Walt Whitman’s last remaining NYC a designated New York City landmark.More
Explore the lesser-known haunts of Downtown Brooklyn in New York City, including a functioning prison, a miniature forest, an electric bath factory, and much more.More
The highly anticipated launch of Citywide Ferry Service this summer will redefine how New Yorkers explore and experience the East River waterfront.More
The Queens College campus in NYC has had several past uses including the Parental School for “incorrigible boys and truants,” which closed after a scandal.More
This townhouse is not what it seems to be...
Brooklyn Heights is probably best known for its charming, tree-lined streets filled with 19th century mansions and churches. But the bucolic neighborhood boasts more than just cobblestone lanes and scenic views of Lower Manhattan. Being one of the oldest neighborhoods in New York …More
Walt Whitman lived and worked part of his life in what was then the independent city of Brooklyn and the now borough permeates much of his work. Here’s a guide.More