A street in Clinton Hill got a new name this weekend as Brooklyn's poet was honored.
If you haven't yet celebrated the 200th birthday of Walt Whitman you can take a saunter through the Brooklyn he called home with a special walking tour this summer.
It's a classically inspired little temple, with high clerestory windows, and a series of classical columns flanking the entrances.
With everything from a beard and mustache competition to scholarly lectures, there's something for anyone wanting to celebrate the 200th anniversary of Walt Whitman's birth.
Kick off the 200th anniversary of the birth of Brooklyn's poet with an evening of history and poetry as The Bowery Boys record a special Walt Whitman-themed podcast.
Get a dose of Vitamin D and a bit of local history knowledge with a series of free walking tours.
The efforts of a coalition of preservationists, scholars and fans of Whitman got a boost Monday from six New York City Council members who signed a letter of support for designation.
Break out the party hats and help celebrate the 199th birthday of writer Walt Whitman.
The official verdict is in and, at least according to the Landmarks Preservation Commission, Walt Whitman didn't spend enough time at a modest wood-frame house in Wallabout for it to merit designation as an individual landmark.
A preservationist hopes to inspire New Yorkers to landmark the modest house in Wallabout where the revered American poet self-published his masterwork.