An Insider’s Guide to Green-Wood Cemetery: “Come Visit While You Can Still Leave”
In Cypress Hills, a Little-Known Monument to Journalism’s Short Memory
Four pioneering women are honored for their bold contributions to U.S. culture at Woodlawn Cemetery
In the East Village, Fun and Fashion Amid Old Tombs
Houdini Returns. (Of Course.)
Grave honor for Woodlawn Cemetery: Sen. urges landmark status for legendary Bronx cemetery
Cemeteries: The End is Near
Cypress Hills Cemetery in Queens touting itself as final resting place for many black celebrities
A Burial Ground for the Mighty, Laid Low by Weeds
New York’s Graveyards Come to Life
Undiscovered New York: Life and death in the graveyards of Staten Island
Brinckerhoff Cemetery gets nod for landmark status
Moravian Cemetery: A Who's Who in Staten Island History.
This month's 'American Cemetery & Cremation' magazine contains my article 'Windows into Long Island's Past.' ...
Hungarian-born journalist and newspaper publisher, Joseph Pulitzer, was born Jozsef Politzer in 1847. Several years after the death of his ...
One of the most unique mausoleums to be found in Atlanta’s Oakland Cemetery is that of successful Atlanta businessman, Jasper Newton Smith. ...
At the 1972 funeral of Jackie Robinson, 2,500 people packed Riverside Church in New York City. New York Governor Nelson Rockefeller, NY C...
Way back when, the first significant monument I was introduced to at Green-Wood was the "bride." So significant was this that I ...
One of the most ornate monuments in Green-Wood is that of Charlotte Canda, who died in 1845, on her 17th birthday. Canda’s death was th...
This open –air mausoleum --resembling a gazebo – was built for Marc Antony Zambetti, grandson of the Stella D’Oro Biscuit Company’s found...
Edward I. Koch, New York City's beloved mayor (and my favorite) died six years ago today. It was a privilege to attend his funeral,...
Infamous 1930s crime lord, Dutch Schultz, is buried beneath a bench-like monument --which bears his birth name, Arthur Flegenheimer—in Hawth...
The grave of Leonard Bernstein is one of the most visited in Green-Wood Cemetery.
Green-Wood Cemetery's Stubenbord-Sutherland monument features a seated mourning figure holding a sprig of ivy. The granite monument...