In a move sure to get history-loving hearts racing, Brooklyn Collection at Brooklyn Public Library is making more than 40 borough-specific newspapers available for online hunting.
Long in the works, it replaces an old one-story library at the site that was demolished in 2017.
For a brief time, roller disco ruled and while the doors to the Empire closed in 2007, the stories of the community that formed there left an indelible mark.
The all-night marathon of philosophical debate will kick off with a keynote address from New York Times magazine columnist Kwame Anthony Appiah.
Local activism has a long and colorful role in protecting the places that New Yorkers hold dear and the Brooklyn Public Library's Brooklyn Collection is offering training to make sure the individual stories survive.
The Brooklyn Collection is reaching deep into their archival drawers to pull out some celluloid treats this week.
The Bliss factories were among the largest operations in the Dumbo area, and by the beginning of the 20th century, employed over 1,600 people.
The building opened in 2016, but the Brooklyn Public Library and cultural spaces at 300 Ashland in Fort Greene won't open till at least 2020, groups involved said.
Dumbo is getting a new library at 135 Plymouth Street, the first new branch in Brooklyn in 40 years, our sister publication Brooklyn Paper reports.
More than a year after breaking ground, the 36-story luxury condo on the former site of Brooklyn Public Library’s Brooklyn Heights branch has reached a third of its future height.