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Crown Heights »

Crown Heights Back Alley Nearly Lost to History Recalls Colonial Retreat

Clove Road in Brooklyn takes its name from one of the oldest thoroughfares in the borough.

Cobble Hill »

Cobble Hill Trader Joe's Was Site of Despair for Washington in 1776

The grocery store marks a site of historic importance in the Battle of Brooklyn.

Roosevelt Island »

Historic Queensboro Bridge Lamppost Base on Display After Years in Storage

The Beaux Arts-style lamp base now sits at the Roosevelt Island Historical Society Visitor Center.

Central Harlem »

Historian Sheds Light on Harlem's Gay Past

A mural at Harlem Flo Boutique shows famous gay residents of Harlem's past and present. 

Midtown »

See Old Photos of Your Neighborhood With This Interactive Map

What did your place look like in the 20s or 30s?

Central Harlem »

PHOTOS: Menus From Old Harlem Hot Spots Show Area's Foodie History

The Schomburg Center opened its archives to reveal menus from the Cotton Club and other Harlem eateries.

Brooklyn Heights »

Literary Pub Crawl Returns to Brooklyn This Weekend

The booze-filled tour will begin April 19, organizers said. 

Chelsea »

PHOTOS: FIT Celebrates Glam '70s With Yves Saint Laurent and Halston Show

The show, which features a dress worn by Lauren Bacall, opened Friday at the FIT Museum in Chelsea.

Upper West Side »

Rare Images from the Civil Rights Movement on View at NY Historical Society

A new photo exhibition at New-York Historical Society commemorates the Civil Rights March of 1965.

Central Harlem »

Harlem Doll Show Celebrates History and Culture of Black Dolls

The Morrisania Doll Society will host a doll show Saturday and Sunday.

Central Harlem »

Holiday Window Displays Tell the Story of Harlem

Eight businesses are participating in the Harlem holiday window display.

Washington Heights »

New Book Charts Washington Heights' Transformation Since Great Depression

Robert Snyder's book "Crossing Broadway" traces the neighborhood's many changes through the years.

Crown Heights »

Carved 'Story Stone' to Reveal Rich History of Abandoned Crown Heights Road

Clove Road played a role in the American Revolution, according to those behind a community art project.

East Harlem »

Thomas Jefferson Called Dibs on Mammoth Skull, Historic Letters Show

The president wrote a letter asking to buy mammoth fossils, according to recently released letters.