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Tenement Museum Tour Turns Visitors into Housing Inspectors

Visitors taking the tour can decide if a reconstructed Orchard Street apartment is up to 1901 codes.

Sunset Park »

Listen to Sunset Park Residents Tell Their Stories in a New Podcast Series

Rob Aguilar has launched a series to highlight the history, culture and issues in the neighborhood.

Greenwich Village »

Manny Roth, Founder of Village Music Venue Cafe Wha?, Dies at 95

Van Halen frontman David Lee Roth mourned the loss of his uncle and Cafe Wha? founder, Manny Roth.

Kips Bay »

What Happened in New York This Week: 9 Stories You Need to Read

Take our quiz to see if you would get into kindergarten and catch up on the week's top stories.

Kew Gardens »

Residents Put Their Stamp of Approval on Kew Gardens With Postcard Series

A collection of Kew Gardens postcards will be displayed at a local exhibit in September.

Lower East Side »

'Elixir of Long Life' Recreated From 1800s Bottle Unearthed on Bowery

Archaeologists tracked down the German recipe after finding a tiny glass bottle beneath a Bowery site.

Lower East Side »

Museum at Eldridge Street Launches Exhibit About Synagogue's Past

The $325,000 exhibit and visitors center will showcase the Lower East Side synagogue's history.

Brooklyn Heights »

Historical Markers Unveiled Along Brooklyn Bridge Park

Thirteen standing signs or ground markers have been installed from Pier 1 to Pier 6, officials said.

Carroll Gardens »

Sundaes, Egg Creams and Floats Featured in New Brooklyn Farmacy Cookbook

Brooklyn Farmacy and Soda Fountain launched its recipe book, "The Soda Fountain," last week.

East Harlem »

Council Speaker Urged to Remove Statue of Doctor Who Experimented on Slaves

East Harlem residents want action from Melissa Mark-Viverito.

Clinton Hill »

Dwindling Congregation and Money Woes Force 140-Year-Old Church to Close

St. Luke's Lutheran Church and Academy will close this summer, church officials announced.

DUMBO »

Lifelong Brooklyn Resident Shows 70 Years of Family Photos in New Exhibit

Jerry Vezzuso's exhibit shows the passage of time through the lens of one Brooklyn family.

Washington Heights »

Celebrate George Washington's Birthday by Learning to Write With a Quill

Morris-Jumel Mansion is throwing a free neighborhood bash this weekend with quill lessons and dress-up.

Bed-Stuy »

Bed-Stuy Photo Exhibit Highlights Neighborhood Murals

The exhibit, in the Bedford Library at 496 Franklin Ave., features murals from across Bed-Stuy.

Long Island City »

Queens Library Putting Borough's Past on the Map With Residents' Old Pics

Queens Library is partnering with Historypin to create a map with historical photos of the borough.

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