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Back to the Minerva Site in Greenwood Heights

October 18th, 2007 · 1 Comment

Anything that goes on at the “Minerva Building Site,” aka 614 7th Avenue, is of interest because of the development’s role in galvanizing citizen opposition to out-of-context development in Greenwood Heights and the South Slope. Not to mention the fact that the building was actually stopped because it would have blocked the historic view from […]

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Disconnected in Brooklyn on Craigslist: Neo-Weimar Cemetery Girl

October 7th, 2007 · Comments Off on Disconnected in Brooklyn on Craigslist: Neo-Weimar Cemetery Girl

Today’s Brooklyn Craigslist Missed Connection does not disappoint us, because we’ve been waiting ages for a good cemetery ad. Finally, the time has arrived: Neo-Weimar Accordion Ghost in Green-Wood – m4wYou wore a top hat in Green-Wood this afternoon. When the performance was over, you carried your accordion over you shoulder as you passed under […]

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Upcoming: Battle HIll Poetry Fest at Green-Wood Cemetery

October 6th, 2007 · Comments Off on Upcoming: Battle HIll Poetry Fest at Green-Wood Cemetery

Like the email about the Battle Hill Poetry Festival at Green-Wood Cemetery says, it’s “a celebration of poetry’s past and future—for the living amongst thedead.” It takes place at 7PM on Saturday, Oct. 13 at the cemetery’s beautiful chapel. You can get more details over the festival’s website on who will be doing readings. Tickets […]

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Green-Wood Cemetery Photo Contest

September 10th, 2007 · 1 Comment

We came across this post over at the brooklynian site about a contest for photos of of Green-Wood Cemetery. The submission period runs through Sept. 14 and the photos thar are selected will be used in the Green-Wood Historic Fund’s magazine, The Arch. Photos would be from summer/fall 2007 or summer 2007. Here’s the post, […]

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A Quick Look at Greenwood Heights

May 17th, 2007 · Comments Off on A Quick Look at Greenwood Heights

Today’s Sun visits the neighborhood the streets south of Park Slope that have gained the name Greenwood Heights in recent years, but that is still considered part of Sunset Park by neighborhood traditionalists. Whatever one chooses to label it, the Sun recounts the story of a booming neighborhood and delves into some of the backlash […]

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