Break out the party hats and help celebrate the 199th birthday of writer Walt Whitman this month. The festivities, a “multimedia exploration” of Whitman’s life and legacy, will take place at the Brooklyn Historical Society on May 29. The lineup includes a mix of scholars, poets and performers, including Greg Trupiano… Read More >The post Celebrate the Legacy of Brooklyn’s Bard Walt Whitman With the Brooklyn Historical Society appeared first on Brownstoner.
Famed poet Walt Whitman has an extensive history with Brooklyn – he spent much of his early life in the borough, and even completed his first draft of Leaves of Grass at a house in Wallabout. The Fort Greene Park Conservancy and the Myrtle Avenue Brooklyn Partnership are hosting a Walt… Read More >The post Explore Walt Whitman’s Brooklyn History at Fort Greene Park appeared first on Brownstoner.