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Photos: Green-Wood celebrates Battle of Brooklyn anniversary

August 26 | Mark Davis

Sunday marked the 243rd anniversary of the Battle of Brooklyn, and to celebrate, the borough brought out the big guns — literally. Green-Wood Cemetery hosted its annual reenactment of the 1776 Battle of Brooklyn, complete with cannons, muskets and a marching band. Onlookers enjoyed the show from behind yellow caution tape. “This is our way […]

The landmarked entrance to Green-Wood Cemetery. Eagle photos by Lore Croghan

Will Green-Wood’s new catacomb concerts drive you to drink?

May 24 | Alex Williamson

Bottoms up, classical music aficionados: The Angel’s Share concert series is returning May 25 to Green-Wood Cemetery with its first ever Burgers, Bourbon & Beethoven festival. Attendees will roam the cemetery grounds, chow down on burgers from Harlem Public and Madcap Café, sample whiskeys from boutique distilleries, then finish the evening with a performance of […]

You know spring has really arrived in Brooklyn when the cherry trees blossom beside Green-Wood Cemetery’s landmarked gateway. Eagle photo by Lore Croghan

Come see Green-Wood Cemetery’s cherry blossoms

May 1 | Lore Croghan

Tempus fugit. Flowering trees’ moments of glory are fleeting. See them ASAP at Green-Wood Cemetery. Cherry blossoms might be the prettiest flowers in the universe — and Brooklyn Botanic Garden isn’t the only place you’ll find them in abundance this time of year. The hilly precincts of Green-Wood Cemetery are populated with the beloved blooming trees. […]

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