Museum of the Month: The National 9/11 Memorial & Museum

“No day shall erase you from the memory of time.” Recollections of September 11, 2001 have started to recede. The generation growing up now wasn’t old enough to remember, and so we learn about the horror from others. There are books, pictures, captured footage, documentaries, and now, museums. “May the lives remembered, the deeds recognized, and […]

Spanning Two Boroughs

I’ve lived in Brooklyn for close to 16 years, ever since I moved to the US from Baku, Azerbaijan in 1999. The Brooklyn that I know is blocks of six-story red- and yellow-brick apartment buildings filled with people of all colors. Mexicans, Jews from the former USSR, Pakistanis, African Americans, and anyone else you can […]