Documentary focuses on the gentrification of Fulton Mall

A new documentary is currently in the works, which tackles the issues of gentrification and city planning in Downtown Brooklyn. Written and directed by Kelly Anderson and Allison Lirish Dean, the film, called My Brooklyn: The Battle for the Soul of a City, focuses on how city planning policy affects the changes we see in … Continue reading

Experimental theater group takes on Hemingway

Love The Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemingway but want a new take on it? Elevator Repair Service, a theater company based out of Brooklyn, has been working on a theatrical production of the classic 20th century novel for the past few years, and it is debuting in New York later this month. And there’s more, … Continue reading

The Sanctuary Project

What does the idea of Sanctuary mean to you? Merriam-Webster defines it in several different ways. It could be a consecrated place, such as a religious building or a place of worship. Or it could be a place of refuge and protection. But where an individual finds that consecrated place or that place of refuge … Continue reading

Learning about the past at Green-Wood Cemetery

Green-Wood Cemetery has been a popular attraction for tourists and New Yorkers alike since it opened in 1838. Its popularity in the mid-19th century inspired the construction of Central and Prospect parks. The premiere place to be buried in New York City, it is full of famous and influential New York residents. It is also … Continue reading