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Katz Says She Will Not Try to Restore Controversial Statue

The borough president says she would like to see a monument to the accomplishments of women replace it.

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Get Out and Do This: Encounters With a Comet, Thanksgiving and a Famous Dog

Sit back and relax: DNAinfo New York has your week's activities planned.

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Taste Colonial History at Battle of Brooklyn Food Events

Foodies can sample Revolutionary War cuisine at events marking the anniversary of the Battle of Brooklyn.

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Former Civic Virtue Statue Site Becomes Eyesore, Kew Gardens Residents Say

The area where the statue once stood is surrounded by a graffiti-covered fence.

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What To Do For Memorial Day Weekend in New York City

Take New York City by storm for the unofficial start of summer this Memorial Day weekend.

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Green-Wood Cemetery Lures Young Visitors with Whiskey Tasting, Trivia Night

The historic cemetery is beefing up its calendar with events like 'mausoleum socials.'

Kew Gardens »

Queens Resident Wants to Bring 'Civic Virtue' Back in City Council Run

Jon Torodash fought vehemently against moving the famed Kew Gardens statue.

Greenwood Heights »

Time Capsule Discovered at Green-Wood Cemetery Crematorium

A construction worker stumbled on the time capsule stashed inside a wall at Green-Wood's crematorium.

Kew Gardens »

Queens Boulevard Statue Finds New Home in Green-Wood Cemetery

The controversial monument was placed in Green-Wood Cemetery on Monday.

Kew Gardens »

Marshall Pushes for Women's Memorial to Replace Controversial Statue

The Queens borough president wants a public plaza to replace the Triumph of Civic Virtue statue.

Greenwood Heights »

Green-Wood Cemetery Starts Repairs on Vandalized Graves

Cops haven't made any arrests in connection with the vandalism that damaged more than 50 monuments.

Greenwood Heights »

Costumes and Cannons Help Re-enact Historic Brooklyn Battle

History buffs celebrated the first battle waged after the Declaration of Independence was signed.

Greenwood Heights »

Vandals Cause $100K in Damage at Green-Wood Cemetery

Cemetery officials are working with the NYPD's hate crimes unit to investigate the defacement.

Greenwood Heights »

French Women Spend Vacation Cleaning Wine Merchant's Grave

French volunteers cleaned the grave of a 19th Century wine merchant at Green-Wood Cemetery.

Greenwood Heights »

Green-Wood Cemetery Honors Artist Who Chronicled Native American Life

A sculpture of Hidatsa chief Black Moccasin was installed recently at artist George Catlin's grave.