After 60 Years Closure Ellis Island Hospital Open to Public

Oct 05, 14 After 60 Years Closure Ellis Island Hospital Open to Public

Posted by in All, Museums

Beginning on October 1st the public will be allowed to visit the Ellis Island Hospital for the first time in 60 years. As part of the opening an art exhibit by artist JR will be on display. Featuring old photographs superimposed on the walls and doors of the hospital, the exhibit, “Unframed-Ellis Island,” evokes a time during the...

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Tim Eberle Raps on About Brownstone, Brooklyn

Jun 26, 14 Tim Eberle Raps on About Brownstone, Brooklyn

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When I grew up in Brighton Beach, Brooklyn, there was something a little bit raunchy and tough about the place. It was the perfect place to be born if you wanted to get ahead in life. Just about anywhere you ended up was better than where you started. As a child, traveling with my parents every Sunday to visit my grandparents in...

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Emergency Services Police Prevent Suicide at Brooklyn Bridge

May 25, 14 Emergency Services Police Prevent Suicide at Brooklyn Bridge

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Four Emergency Services Unit detectives climbed 20 feet above the roadway of the Brooklyn Bridge on Thursday to rescue a man who was threatening to jump off. Detectives James Coll, Sean Mulcahy, Michael Cook and Kimberly Zarrilli donned harnesses and then shimmied up to where a man was perched on the south side of the Brooklyn end...

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VitaminWater Ad Campaign Raises the Bar for Cool Advertising

Apr 28, 14 VitaminWater Ad Campaign Raises the Bar for Cool Advertising

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You may have thought VitaminWater, an energy drink formerly owned by entrepreneur Darius Bikoff, only supplied energy to humans who drink it. If you thought that, however, you would be wrong. In a clever and useful ad campaign found at bus shelters in several cities nationwide commuters can connect their mobile devices a...

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LeFrak Making Come Back as Roller Rink for Spring

Apr 13, 14 LeFrak Making Come Back as Roller Rink for Spring

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Pack up your ice skates and pull on the rollers, as the $74 million Samuel J. and Ethel LeFrak Center at Lakeside remakes itself from an ice skating rink to a ‘more appropriate for the spring season’ roller-skating rink. The brand new facility premiered in December and brought in about 50,000 visitors during the cold months of...

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