Since its founding, Green-Wood Cemetery has inspired artists with the magnificence of its grounds. The gravestones, sculptures, vistas, trees, blooms, and gardens have all moved artists to do what they do best: create their art.
David Listokin is an artist within this tra... Read more
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On March 2, 1961, exactly 50 years ago today, the remains of Harold Hartshorne and his wife Louisa were interred at Green-Wood Cemetery in the Hartshorne family lot, l... Read more
Susan Elizabeth Rotolo died last Friday. Her remains were cremated at Green-Wood on Saturday.
Though few would recognize her name, she did have her moment of fame. From 1961 into 1964, she was Bob Dylan's girlfriend. She is the woman, with Dylan, on the cover of his album... Read more
New York City is composed of five boroughs. I know that's true; I've checked my map. But sometimes it seems that Brooklyn is just too far away for those who inhabit the island of Manhattan. I remember doing a book fair in Central Park three or so years ago and trying to e... Read more
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Thomas Adams (1818-1905) fancied himself quite an inventor. But things were not going well for him. Try as he might, he could not turn chicle ... Read more