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Was Coney Island’s ‘Incubator Doctor’ Martin Couney A Fraud?

Much ink has been spilled about Dr. Martin Couney, the famed -- or infamous -- incubator doctor, a medical pioneer who saved thousands of premature babies...

Browse Through A Century Of Flatbush History On This Interactive Photo...

Just a glimpse of the past can lift us out of our own tiny universes and plunk us right into another century, while never leaving...

Weekend Events: Unforgettable Fire, National Ice Cream Day, Foxes, And More

WINE TASTINGS: here’s a list of seven weekly options! Myrtle Avenue’s KIDS GUIDE also has great listings. Submit your event listing to our BROOKLYN-WIDE CALENDAR or...

Sketches Show Developer Plans To Convert Landmarked Shore Theater Into Hotel

The developer who purchased the landmarked Shore Theater in Coney Island earlier this year is considering converting the building into a hotel with a...

Traveling Down Coney Island Avenue To The Beach…In 1868

Decades before neighborhoods like Ditmas Park and Kensington were even built, Coney island Avenue was the gateway to relief from summer heat for Brooklyn...

Weekend Events: Wallabout Walks, Free Citi Bike, Must See Movies And...

WINE TASTINGS: here’s a list of seven weekly options! Myrtle Avenue’s KIDS GUIDE also has great listings. Submit your event listing to our BROOKLYN-WIDE CALENDAR or by...

A Brief History Of Kings Highway

In many ways, Kings Highway is the mother to Brooklyn's major thoroughfares. The roadway is reputedly named after King George III — the British...

7 Celebrities You Probably Didn’t Know Lived In Clinton Hill

Clinton Hill was the home of Dutch settlement and is the home of Pratt, but in the meantime it's played host to all manner...

Watch The Evolution Of The Historic Childs Restaurant In Charles Denson’s...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6F5vLECRZss This summer, for the first ever, music lovers will trek out to Coney Island to experience rock legends like Willie Nelson, Beach Boys and...

Rare Footage Of Loew’s Oriental Allows You To Explore The Lost...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wCnunHvW0Lg&feature=youtu.be For much of the early 20th Century, opulent movie theaters dotted the borough of Brooklyn. We see can their ghosts every day on the streets, as we...