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Green-Wood Cemetery gets $500,000 for new visitor center

October 16 | Kelly Mena

The borough’s most famous resting place for the dead is getting injected with some new life: $500,000 in funding toward a new education and welcome center for the hundreds of thousands of visitors Green-Wood Cemetery receives annually.  The money will cover classroom and workshop space, programming and community areas for the $34 million, 20,000-square-foot project, […]

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 […]

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