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邻里

洛夫克拉夫特’s very bizarre hatred of 红钩 和 布鲁克林高地

霍华德·菲利普·洛夫克拉夫特— aka H.P. Lovecraft — was born 130 years ago this week (on August 20, 1890) in Providence, Rhode Island.   The pulp-fiction 故事teller, known for claustrophobic tales of the occult, lived for a time in Brooklyn. He did not enjoy it. In 1924, he moved to  259 Parkside Avenue 在布鲁克林弗拉特布什附近 Ebbets Field and Prospect Park. […]

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播客

1918年:哈林地狱战士的故事

播客 (EPISODE 310): New York’s 369th Infantry Regiment was America’s first black regiment engaged in 第一次世界大战.  The world knew them as the 哈林地狱战士. On February 17, 1919, the Hellfighters – who had spent much of the year 1918 on the frontline – marched up Fifth 大街 to an unbelievable show of support […]

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神秘故事 播客

神秘屋:科利尔兄弟的故事

您最好打扫房间,否则最终会像Collyer兄弟一样。纽约市是一个拥有860万人的城市。故事充满了只想一个人呆着的人的故事-隐居,隐居,与众不同的隐居之地,使自己不受审查。但是没有人试图密封[…]

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鲍里男孩书架

1964年的纽约暴动:暴力历史令人生畏

一个炎热的夏天’s morning, in the neighborhood of 约克维尔 on the 向上 per East Side, high school student James Powell was shot 和 killed by police officer James Gilligan. Powell either attempted to stab the officer or else the unarmed boy was brutally set upon by a man with violent tendencies. Gilligan, a war veteran, was either […]

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Amusements 和 Thrills

约瑟芬·贝克(Josephine Baker)的奥秘,110年前出生于今天

约瑟芬·贝克 is a spellbinding icon. Her persona is magnetic, mysterious, intangible, taking inspiration from Sophie Tucker 和 Bessie Smith, the divas of the silent screen 和 the flappers of Harlem 和 Greenwich Village. And yet this most alluring figure of the 爵士时代 was born 110 years ago today in St. Louis, Missouri. Barely 15 years […]

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星期五晚上发烧 播客

棉花俱乐部的故事:“哈林贵族”

播客 The musical story 棉花俱乐部的成员,这是爵士时代最著名(也是臭名昭著)的夜总会。棉花俱乐部(Cotton Club)是哈勒姆(Prolemton)时代最杰出的夜总会, 一些最伟大的音乐传奇 of the 爵士时代 — 埃灵顿公爵,出租车卡洛韦,弗莱彻·亨德森,埃塞尔·沃特斯,尼古拉斯兄弟。 美国人中一些最具标志性的歌曲[…]

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星期五晚上发烧

棉花俱乐部的故事:“哈林贵族”

播客 音乐剧 story of the 棉花俱乐部, the most famous (and infamous) nightclub of the 爵士时代.  哈莱姆棉花俱乐部’s most prominent nightclub during the Prohibiton era, delivered 一些最伟大的音乐传奇 of the 爵士时代 — 埃灵顿公爵,出租车卡洛韦,弗莱彻·亨德森,埃塞尔·沃特斯,尼古拉斯兄弟。 Some of the most iconic songs […]

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鲍里男孩书架

Modern Family: Black 和 Latino Alliances in New York City

The political landscape of modern New York City is a stew of neighborhood, borough, financial 和 ethnic interests built upon over two centuries of experience 和 tradition.  The most interesting 故事 of the past fifty years — both locally 和 nationally —是少数群体声音在公共领域的提升,反映了人口的变化,但是[…]

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邻里

洛夫克拉夫特’s very bizarre hatred of 红钩 和 布鲁克林高地

霍华德·菲利普·洛夫克拉夫特— aka H.P. Lovecraft — was born 125 years ago today in Providence, Rhode Island.  The pulp-fiction 故事teller, known for claustrophobic tales of the occult, lived for a time in Brooklyn. He did not enjoy it. In 1924, he moved to  259 Parkside Avenue 在布鲁克林弗拉特布什附近 埃比兹球场 和 展望公园。 […]

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鲍里男孩书架

‘Spectacle’:大田本佳的故事

1906年,布朗克斯动物园的游客在猴子之家看到了一个奇特的景象—一位穿着非洲服装的男人的展览,经常伴随着一只鹦鹉或猩猩。非洲侏儒,所以请阅读标志,“年龄,23岁,身高,4英尺11英寸,体重103磅,来自开赛河,刚果民主共和国[…]