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A weekly preview of participating sites and programs in the 11th Annual OHNY Weekend on October 12 & 13, 2013. This week, check out some of the nighttime tours you shouldn’t miss this year!    Urban Stargazing at Woodlawn Cemetery   Photo credit: Woodlawn Conservancy   Spend your night viewing a spectacle that most of us never get to […]

After OHNY Weekend last year, the staff celebrated by taking a tour of Ellis Island‘s South Side.  Led by Dennis Mulligan, of the National Parks Service, we explored the abandoned buildings normally closed to the public and spent some time at the Immigration Museum and new Ferry Building, which reopened in 2007 as an education […]