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Brooklyn Historical Society Events This Week

On Tuesday evening, June 2, from 6:30 to 8:30 Sebastian Junger, author of The Perfect Storm and co-director, with the late Tim Hetherington, who was killed along with Brooklyn Heights resident Chris Hondros as they were covering action in Libya, of Restrepo, will be at BHS for a showing of his latest documentary, The Last […]

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Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy Calls Off Pier 6 Lawn Naming Contest

The New York Times reports that the Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy has called off its naming contest for the lawn at Pier 6. The paper reports that the BBPC did so after a movement began to name the area after war photographer/DUMBO resident Chris Hondros who was killed two years ago in Libya. The conservancy […]

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Friends Of Fallen Photojournalist Chris Hondros Bid To Name BBP Meadow In His Honor

Brooklyn Bridge Park wants help naming a new meadow located near Pier 6. Although park officials are suggesting it be deemed after a bird or flower, there’s a bid for it to be named “The Christopher Hondros Memorial Meadow,” in memory of the fallen war photographer and former DUMBO resident. The idea was first raised […]

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