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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. […]

Green-Wood Cemetery has devised a new plan to take care of its 7,000-plus trees. Eagle file photo by Lore Croghan

Green-Wood Cemetery rolls out new tree-care initiatives

February 27 | By Lore Croghan Brooklyn Daily Eagle

The trees that shelter the dead at famous Green-Wood Cemetery also work 24/7 to protect the living. The trees capture and store about 250,000 pounds of atmospheric carbon annually. That’s the equivalent of 88.3 cars’ greenhouse gas emissions for a year. The trees remove around 12,000 pounds of pollutants from the air annually: ground-level ozone, […]

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