Who knows the secrets that lurk in the vaults of the Brooklyn Historical Society? Reference Librarian Joanna Lamaida and Exhibition Coordinator & Registrar Anna Schwartz do! Come to BHS this Wednesday evening, August 3 at 6:30 for “Tales from the Vault: The Skeletons in Our Closets”. Admission is $5, or free for BHS and Green-Wood members. There’s more information and purchase or reserve tickets here.
Who doesn’t love pizza? Heck, you can even get gluten free pizza now. This Thursday evening, August 4 at 7:00, BHS, in conjunction with Brooklyn Brainery, will present “Brooklyn Pizza: The Search for Authenticity”, a discussion featuring some of Brooklyn’s top pizza makers and moderated by pizza historian Scott Wiener. Admission is $12, or $8 for BHS and Green-Wood members. There’s more information and purchase tickets here.
Who wouldn’t love to watch, or re-watch, a classic movie starring Cher and Nicholas Cage made right here in Brooklyn Heights? Next Monday evening, August 8, starting at 7:00 BHS, in conjunction with Brooklyn Based, will present a screening of Moonstruck, with introductions by film scribes Kristen Meinzer of Slate and Rafer Guzman of Newsday. Custard will be provided by Shake Shack, and beers from Brooklyn Brewery will be available. Admission is free! Reserve tickets here. A word to the wise: act quickly; this will go soon.