Tag Archives: Brooklyn

Photo of the Week: Happy Hanukkah!

For the next several weeks, we are revisiting some of our favorite photos of the week. We hope you enjoy looking back with us as we prepare new posts for the New Year. Hanukkah began on Sunday evening and continues through … Continue reading

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Photo of the Week: Lundy’s Restaurant

For the next several weeks, we are revisiting some of our favorite photos of the week. We hope you enjoy looking back with us as we prepare new posts for the New Year. Lundy’s Restaurant in the Sheepshead Bay neighborhood … Continue reading

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Photo of the Week: Happy Thanksgiving

As you prepare for your Thanksgiving travels and celebrations, we bring you a photo of the week from Thanksgiving, 1910.  The photograph depicts a collection of  items we think were sent to Baptist Home, a community center for senior citizens, … Continue reading

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Photo of the Week: Prospect Park

Prospect Park is a Brooklyn treasure providing 526 acres of green space, wetlands, forested areas, and trails for all to enjoy. According to NYC Parks, eight million visitors a year enjoy the park and its many facilities and public spaces. … Continue reading

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Photo of the Week: Pygmalion and Galatea

Need some ideas for your Halloween costume? Get some inspiration from Packer Collegiate Institute students dressed in costume for a stage production of Pygmalion and Galatea, at the Packer Collegiate Institute Chapel, sometime around 1910. The 1871 play by W.S. … Continue reading

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