Fri, 3 June 2011
Green-wood Cemetery is one of New York's oldest burial grounds, but its development reaches back all the way to the beginning of Brooklyn itself -- in fact, to the founder of Brooklyn Heights. Find out why it took an inventive city planner with a funny name, a dead New York icon, and a few errant parakeets to make this place a beautiful, richly historical place to visit today.
This is a Special Illustrated Edition. Just hit play and images of the things discussed will pop up on your media player.
(Original version released Oct. 3, 2008)