Tag Archives: Brooklyn Collection

Thanks, Joy!

This blog would be nothing without the Brooklyn Collection. The staff have been so thoughtful and patient with me over the last fifteen months, helping me find obscure newspaper clippings, teaching me how to read fire-insurance maps, and eventually letting … Continue reading

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Brooklyn trivia night – Tuesday, June 18

Quick: what were the original six towns of Kings County? Listen up, nerds: my friends at the Brooklyn Collection are hosting a second Brooklyn trivia night next Tuesday, June 18! Yours truly provided some of the questions. If you’ve been … Continue reading

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Buckle your seat belts – some big posts are coming

The last few weeks, I’ve been following Jerry Seinfeld’s productivity trick, if only in my head. You can only mark an X on a large calendar if you write something on that day. Take it, Jerry: “After a few days you’ll … Continue reading

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Finally, a visit to Prospect Heights

On Tuesday evening, the Brooklyn Collection held its first trivia night at Bar Sepia, in Prospect Heights. Yours truly attended and acquitted himself well. (Unfortunately, he did not receive any compensation for his effort, and the bar tab put quite … Continue reading

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