History Hunt

History Hunt – Week 2 Answered

Posted July 20, 2010 at 11:18 am

The solution to this week’s History Hunt is…drumroll…Kehila Kedosha Janina at 280 Broome Street.  Congratulations to Boogie reader Salim Virji. Your prize is a copy of Luna Park by Kevin Baker. Many thanks to everyone for submitting your guesses.

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History Hunt: Week 2, Day 3

Posted July 18, 2010 at 12:07 pm

And we’re back with the final day in this week’s History Hunt, co-sponsored by the Tenement Museum.  Be sure to submit your answers by 11:59 pm tonight for a chance to win a copy of Luna Park! Clue #3: I am Greek and I am orthodox, but I don’t ascribe to the Greek Orthodox sect. […]

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History Hunt – Week 2, Day 2

Posted July 17, 2010 at 12:32 pm

Welcome back to day two of this week’s History Hunt, co-sponsored by the Tenement Museuem.  This week’s prize is a copy of Luna Park, by Kevin Baker.  Here is today’s clue. Clue #2: I am originally from Greece, and New York City was kind enough to call me a landmark in 2004.  Who am I? […]

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History Hunt: Week 2, Day 1

Posted July 16, 2010 at 10:50 am

It’s Friday – rejoice!  Just to recap, we have teamed up with the Tenement Museum to bring weekly History Hunts throughout the neighborhood.  We provide pictures and short clues, and you guess the locations.  In week 2 of the Hunt, one lucky winner will receive a copy of Luna Park by Kevin Baker. Alright, here […]

History Hunt: Week 1 Answered

Posted July 13, 2010 at 10:47 am

The correct answer for last week’s History Hunt is the Seward Park High School.  Our Week 1 winner is Philip Huang, who will receive one ticket to a Tenement Museum tour. Philip, come on down!  Many thanks to the museum and to everyone who entered the contest.  We were glad to see how many readers participated. […]

History Hunt – Week 1, Day 3

Posted July 11, 2010 at 12:06 pm

Hey everyone, welcome to day three of this week’s History Hunt, co-sponsored by the Tenement Museum. Clue #3: In a previous life, this famous New York City boss died in my custody. And, for reference, Clue #1 and Clue #2. Keep sending us your answers, via email us or Twitter (@boweryboogie). The contest will end tonight at 11:59 pm. […]

History Hunt – Week 1, Day 2

Posted July 10, 2010 at 12:02 pm

It’s now day two of the History Hunt, co-sponsored by the Tenement Museum.  As previously mentioned, we will seek out one historic building or location for each week’s contest.  Many thanks to everyone for submitting their answers.  Now, without further ado, clue number two (that rhymes!): Clue #2: For me, sitting in class was like being […]

History Hunt – Week 1

Posted July 9, 2010 at 11:23 am

Summer’s here and we’re excited to introduce weekend History Hunts in conjunction with the Tenement Museum. Basically, the goal is to explore the neighborhood, learn some history, and have fun. We provide pictures of a location and some hints, you tell us the address of the building and/or send us a picture of the location. […]