Tag Archives: Neighborhood Guide

Brooklyn Bounty 2014 Taste Spotlight – Brooklyn Winery

In anticipation of Brooklyn Bounty, BHS’s premier fundraiser at 26 Bridge on October 22nd, we are profiling our participating restaurants and honorees of the Food & Heritage Awards. Below is a profile of Brooklyn Winery, one of the delicious participants in our evening’s tasting … Continue reading

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Change in Brooklyn

Nelson George and Rosie Perez were on The Brian Lehrer Show on WNYC last week talking about Change in Brooklyn neighborhoods – it’s a great segment, good callers, and it’s not just about gentrification, have a listen: AND THEN join … Continue reading

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Floyd DeSilva

Floyd DeSilva, owner of DeSilva South Brooklyn Liquors on 5th Avenue in Park Slope, passed away on August 7, 2008.  Corie Trancho-Robie interviewed Mr. DeSilva in July for the Park Slope neighborhood guide we are working on, and clips from … Continue reading

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Lesbian Herstory Archives

Today took me to the Lesbian Herstory Archives in Park Slope to interview one of their volunteer staff  for our forthcoming Park Slope Neighborhood Guide‘s audio component.  They have over 2,000 tapes of oral history in their collection that they … Continue reading

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