Coming at Brooklyn Historical Society

On Wednesday evening, October 5, at 6:30, the Brooklyn Historical Society will present CCNY sociology professor William Helmreich (photo; CCNY), who has walked all 816 miles of streets in Brooklyn and is author of The Brooklyn Nobody Knows: An Urban Walking Guide. He will discuss what he found with NY1’s morning anchor and resident Canadian Pat Kiernan in “Block by Block: Exploring Brooklyn”. Admission is $10, or $5 for BHS or Green-Wood members; more information and purchase tickets here.

On Friday evening, October 7, at 7:30, the Brooklyn Art Song Society will present “Wien I: Fin de Siècle”, a concert “featur[ing] the work of composers who epitomize the opulence and decadence of late German Romanticism.” Among the singers will be soprano Tami Petty and bass-baritone Tobias Greenhalgh. Show up early for a lecture by NYU history professor Larry Wolff on “Politics and Art in Fin Du Siecle Vienna.” Tickets are $25, or $15 for BHS members; more information and purchase tickets here.

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  • Henry Stroger

    Question: What 10 degree day did he walk around east new York or nearby neighborhoods or did he have 29 body guards with him. He walked every street and he’s still here? Really? Very hard to believe…..