Artists are often seen as the first wave of gentrification in a neighborhood, but they can also use their creative power to bring attention to the issues in their communities.
Get your taste buds tingling with a dive into the origins of spicy food in America.
Coinciding with the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall riots, the Brooklyn Historical Society is bringing to life the story of the borough's queer history.
Celebrate Black History Month with the Brooklyn Historical Society and a special talk delving into the history, impact and future of black owned businesses in the borough.
Listen in at the Brooklyn Historical Society as experts share their experiences with green space, advocacy and development.
It was 50 years ago that a clash between the Ocean Hill-Brownsville community and the United Federation of Teachers brought to head the educational imbalance in New York City.
The historic doors of the Brooklyn Historical Society are creaking open for a Halloween eve full of ghostly stories and costume fun.
Explore the complicated saga of the sweet substance, including its historic role in the slave trade and its contemporary connection to health issues.
Break out the party hats and help celebrate the 199th birthday of writer Walt Whitman.
Hear tales about the long history of the store, from its founding in 1865 to its 20th century decline, at an upcoming talk by author Michael Lisicky.