Img 0755 blog
Blog Post

Like classical music and parties? Check out Groupmuse

We were really excited to learn about Groupmuse and wanted to help spread the word! Groupmuse organizes classical music parties--groupmuses--hosted in people's living rooms throughout the United States.

image

They've got a couple of big groupmuses coming up:

Saturday, December 6 - Pioneer Works in Red Hook is hosting a 250-person capacity groupmuse! A Mendelssohn string octet will two sets. Suggested donation: $10-$15 for...

read more →

2121937458 c0f606fabf b blog
Blog Post

Prospect Park: Did you know...

Some surprising facts from Patrick Lamson-Hall's great class on the park's history:

  • The north part of what is now Prospect Park was once a dumping ground for trash. People avoided it: It was smelly, and somehow, they thought this caused venereal diseases.
  • Prospect Park is the only urban Revolutionary War battlefield that still largely looks the way it did at the time of the battle.
  • After designing Central Park, Frederick Law Olmsted managed a...

read more →