Movements and Causes Monday, March 5, 2018

Women's History Month

Through March 31, LinkNYC kiosks will display images of notable women featured in Beyond Suffrage: A Century of New York Women in Politics. Look out for us around the city to get to know some of the extraordinary women that changed New York City and the world.
Notable New Yorkers Tuesday, February 27, 2018

Guido Bruno: A Literary Vagabond

Known for his unique writing and unwaveringly progressive social and political views, Guido Bruno made a name for himself in the literary and artistic scene of Greenwich Village. Get to know the “mayor of the Village" and his battles with the New York Society for the Suppression of Vice.
Notable New Yorkers Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Sophie Tucker: The Last of the Red Hot Mammas

Ukraine-born singer Sophie Tucker burst onto the New York City theater scene in the early 1900s. During her 50-year career, she befriended and worked with many larger-than-life figures like Judy Garland, Frank Sinatra, and Irving Berlin.
Notable New Yorkers Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Remembering Mel Rosenthal

Mel Rosenthal—photographer, educator, activist, and friend of the Museum of the City of New York—recently passed away. We remember the life of this notable New Yorker.