6:30 p.m. Bushwick is Burning

Brooklyn Historical Society 128 Pierrepont Street, Brooklyn, NY

Jonathan Mahler, NY Times media reporter and author of the critically acclaimed Ladies and Gentlemen, the Bronx is Burning, moderates this panel exploring Bushwick's 1970s nadir. Photographer Meryl Meisler, a tenant lawyer, FDNY fire marshal, Community Board manager, and displaced resident - will discuss their experiences on the frontlines of urban neglect.

6:30 p.m. Meet the Firehouse Chefs!

Brooklyn Historical Society 128 Pierrepont Street, Brooklyn, NY

We've all seen firemen in our local supermarkets pushing overloaded shopping carts to the checkout, but what happens when they get back to the station? Brooklyn Magazine food editor Sarah Zorn answers that question through a panel discussion with four local firehouse chefs. Joios.com kicks off the evening with complementary tastings of four-alarm cocktails! Part of a four-part thematic series on Brooklyn and fire, presenting with Green-Wood Cemetery.

(Sold Out) 2 p.m. Brooklyn Backstory: Hot Diggity Dogs!

Brooklyn Historical Society 128 Pierrepont Street, Brooklyn, NY

Hot Diggity Dog TourTravel on our history trolley into Brooklyn’s storied past! When it comes to Brooklyn past and present, there’s no better tag team than Green-Wood and the Brooklyn Historical Society. So let us take you on an exploratory trolley ride through some of Brooklyn’s most fun and fascinating subjects. Click the event title above for more information.

(Sold Out) 2 p.m. Brooklyn Backstory: Hot Diggity Dogs!

Brooklyn Historical Society 128 Pierrepont Street, Brooklyn, NY

Hot Diggity Dog TourTravel on our history trolley into Brooklyn’s storied past! When it comes to Brooklyn past and present, there’s no better tag team than Green-Wood and the Brooklyn Historical Society. So let us take you on an exploratory trolley ride through some of Brooklyn’s most fun and fascinating subjects. Click the event title above for more information.

Brooklyn Cemeteries: Past and Present (at The Brooklyn Historical Society)

Brooklyn Historical Society 128 Pierrepont Street, Brooklyn, NY

Wednesday, June 22, 2011 Join The Brooklyn Historical Society for a panel discussion of two of Brooklyn’s historic cemeteries -- Green-Wood (which is a National Historic Landmark) and the Evergreens. The panel includes Green-Wood Cemetery President Rich Moylan and Evergreens Cemetery President Paul Grassi, as well as authors who have written definitive histories of each ... Read more

New York Cemeteries: Authors Panel (2 p.m.)

Brooklyn Historical Society 128 Pierrepont Street, Brooklyn, NY

Three recently published books explore the history and legends surrounding New York cemeteries including Green-Wood and Cypress Hills. The author's panel will include: Steve Duer and Allan Smith: Cypress Hills Cemetery; Alexandra Mosca: Green-Wood Cemetery and Peter Nash: Baseball Legends of Green-Wood Cemetery. Click here for more information on the Brooklyn Historical Society's website.

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