City Panel Votes To Remove Thomas Jefferson Statue At City HallFor 20 years there's been an effort to get it removed, an effort led by Assemblymen Charles Barron and his wife, Councilwoman Inez Barron.
#TogetherInPride: New York Historical Society Photo Exhibit Details Rich History Of LGBTQ Life In Cherry GroveA small community on Fire Island has been a safe haven for members of the LGBTQ+ community for decades.
Tracing Presidential Oath Of Office To Nation's 1st Inauguration Day In New York CityThe first presidential inauguration with George Washington was held in 1789 in New York City.
How Will Coronavirus Pandemic Be Remembered? Historians Are Making Sure Story Is Documented At Every LevelHistorians around the city have projects in the works to make sure every aspect of the coronavirus pandemic gets preserved.
Magic In Manhattan: 'Harry Potter' Exhibit Gives Fans Glimpse Inside HogwartsCalling all muggles, Hogwarts is coming to Manhattan. The highly anticipated exhibit features some of the props and costumes from the films.
Students Explore Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s Legacy At Special Exhibition On UWSFifty years ago, the man who dared to dream of racial equality was gunned down outside a motel in Memphis, Tennessee. But Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. brought generational change that carries on today.
NY Museum Acquires Billie Jean King Archive Including '74 DressThe New-York Historical Society has acquired the archive of tennis great Billie Jean King .
Best Ways To Commemorate MLK Jr. Day In NYCHere are five ways to observe MLK Jr. Day in New York City.
Evil Doesn’t Stand A Chance Against Historical Society’s ‘Superheroes In Gotham’ ExhibitThose are the words the New York Historical Society hopes to hear you shouting as you walk through their newest exhibit.
Holy History, Batman! 1960s Batmobile Headed To NYC ExhibitionOne of the three cars made for the "Batman" television series that first aired in the 1960s is expected to arrive at the New-York Historical Society in the early-morning hours on Monday.
Black History Month: Abraham Lincoln, Frederick Douglass Monumental At New-York Historical Society"Frederick Douglass became a free man in New York," said New-York Historical Society President Louise Mirrer. "He stepped off the boat and walked down Broadway, just an ordinary human being."
Chanukah Celebrations Highlight Silversmith Bernard Bernstein's CraftAt the 92nd Street Y, Bernard Bernstein crafts and teaches Judaica -- Jewish ceremonial objects.
Opening Of NYC Time Capsule Brings 1914 Into The PresentThe ornate bronze box had been locked up since 1914 and was thought to be one of the country's oldest unopened time capsules.
Ed Koch Leaves Behind $850,000 In WillThe details of late New York City Mayor Ed Koch’s will have been released.
Historical Institutions Collect Occupy Wall Street ArtifactsMore than a half-dozen major museums and organizations from the Smithsonian Institution to the New York Historical Society have been avidly collecting materials produced by the Occupy movement.