Tag Archives: Brooklyn Historical Society

September Staff Pick from the BHS Gift Shop – The New York Nobody Knows by William B. Helmreich

Welcome to the latest installment of Brooklyn Historical Society STAFF PICKS, a fun way to explore our awesome gift shop! The BHS Gift Shop features many items crafted right here in Brooklyn, as well as an array of books on Brooklyn … Continue reading

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Brooklyn Bounty ’14: French Louie

In anticipation of Brooklyn Bounty, BHS’s premier fundraiser at 26 Bridge on October 22nd, we are profiling our participating restaurants and honorees of the Food & Heritage Awards. Below is a profile of French Louie, one of the delicious participants in our evening’s … Continue reading

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Brooklyn Bounty 2014: ReConnect Café

In anticipation of Brooklyn Bounty, BHS’s premier fundraiser at 26 Bridge on October 22nd, we are profiling our participating restaurants and honorees of the Food & Heritage Awards. Below is a profile of ReConnect Café, recipient of our Pioneer Award, … Continue reading

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Brooklyn Bounty 2014: Brooklyn Oenology

BHS’s premier fundraiser, Brooklyn Bounty, is fast approaching. Held at 26 Bridge on October 22nd, it will feature an exciting array of Brooklyn chefs providing tastings of some of the best offerings from their menus! Purchase your ticket here. To … Continue reading

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Brooklyn History Photo of the Week: Doll and Spinning Wheel

With renovations to BHS’s first floor and lower-level underway and Brooklyn Historical Society’s 150th anniversary rapidly approaching, it is fun to look through photographs of the institutional archives collection. One such photograph features this eerie porcelain doll, once housed in … Continue reading

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