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Letters on display at the Brooklyn Historical Society shed light on the lives of Civil War soldiers from Brooklyn. (Credit: CBS2)

Dozens Of Letters Shed Light On Lives Of Civil War Era Brooklyn Residents

This week marks the 150th Anniversary of what many consider to be the end of the Civil War, when Robert E. Lee surrendered.

04/10/2015

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NYC’s 5 Best Talks And Lectures This Summer

From Brooklyn history to the roots of rock and roll, NYC lecturers have much to share about our city and our world.

06/11/2012

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New York’s 6 Best Culture Spots (On A Budget)

Sample New York’s diverse arts and culture without breaking the budget.

04/09/2012