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Klinkowstrom’s New York

For a number of years, we offered this extra-credit question on the Writing New York final examination: “Who was Baron Axel von Klinkowstrom and what is his significance to our course?” To answer this question, you would have to have read the draft of my...

Limitless Walt

Tonight, as part of their Centennial Celebration, The Brooklyn Heights Association (BHA) will collaborate with ISSUE Project Room for a special outdoor performance,

Adah Isaacs Mencken

In this morning’s lecture on early-20c Greenwich Village bohemianism, I mentioned an even earlier bohemian literary enclave organized around a bar called Pfaff’s, at Broadway and Bleecker. Its habitues included Walt Whitman and his friend, the scandalous...