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Green-Wood Cemetery’s landmarked gates are an iconic sight. Photo: Lore Croghan/Brooklyn Eagle

To accommodate an uptick in visitors, Green-Wood Cemetery opens more gates on weekdays

April 2 | Mary Frost

Brooklynites seeking relief from the isolation and lack of exercise brought about by the novel coronavirus pandemic have been heading to the 478-acre Green-Wood Cemetery for quiet, socially-distanced walks filled with art, history and nature. In response to the increase in weekday visitors, the cemetery has adjusted the open hours for its gates. Green-Wood now […]

Brooklyn’s famous Green-Wood Cemetery is a safe place for solitary walks during the coronavirus pandemic. Photo: Lore Croghan/Brooklyn Eagle

Green-Wood Cemetery is a safe place to stroll during the coronavirus pandemic

March 26 | Lore Croghan

Brooklyn’s beloved Green-Wood Cemetery is a safe spot for taking solitary walks during the novel coronavirus pandemic. Its 478 acres of wide-open space are an alternative to crowded parks. It is full of winding roads and walking paths with lots of room to maintain social distancing from other visitors. And those hills! They’ll help you […]

The areas on the perimeter of Green-Wood Cemetery are full of handsome housing stock. Photo: Lore Croghan/Brooklyn Eagle

See eye-catching homes on the perimeter of Green-Wood Cemetery

March 25 | Lore Croghan

Eye on Real Estate: Brooklyn residents are going to Green-Wood Cemetery to take walks in its wide-open spaces during New York’s novel coronavirus lockdown. The graveyard is an excellent alternative to parks, where some people have been congregating in groups instead of practicing social distancing. As visitors head toward the famous 478-acre cemetery’s main entrance […]

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