They provide gentle shade on the sun-drenched days of summer, but street trees need some nurturing of their own to make it in the tough city.
A multi-million-dollar restoration project is under way to bring a glow back to the Gothic-inspired chapel at Green-Wood Cemetery.
While it may be their final resting place, you can learn more about the full, pioneering lives of some of Brooklyn's women with a tour at the cemetery.
Coming up upon this building, and seeing it in its full glory, while walking in the cemetery is always a pleasant surprise.
The historic Weir Greenhouse across from the entry to Green-Wood Cemetery is slowly being burnished to its former glory.
If you need a bit of education on some of the leading figures of the 19th and 20th century then a special tour at Green-Wood Cemetery will provide some answers.
Hop aboard a trolley and explore Green-Wood Cemetery and Weeksville Heritage Center to learn more about the lives of prominent Black New Yorkers.
It's time to break out the tricorn hats.
Savor the balmy evenings of summer with a dash of atmosphere and vintage entertainment.
If you are confident of your knowledge of the 19th century landscape at Green-Wood then an upcoming scavenger hunt will give you an opportunity to prove your Brooklyn trivia superiority.