Lesbian Herstory Archives
On the Move
A couple of blocks south from Brooklyn’s Prospect Park, On the Move rents and sells all manner of bikes and gear. They are closed in...
Prospect Park Bandshell
To the southwest of the park's Long Meadow, this band shell hosts free outdoor concerts during the summers. Performance calendars can be...
Around the corner from the leafy Greenwood cemetery, this roomy beer hall is a clever reconfiguration of a former gas station and...
Bagel Hole may look like a hole in the wall, but they make cushiony bagels that are chewy on the inside and taste even better with...
484 14th St btwn 8th Ave & Prospect Park West · interesting places nearby
Lesbian Herstory Archives information
This Brooklyn brownstone is filled to the brim with books, periodicals, videos, audiotapes, photographs and various ephemera that tell a long and storied lesbian tale. You can visit by appointment only or during several annual open houses – check the website for events. Founded by Joan Nestle and Deborah Edel in 1974, this is the oldest lesbian archive in the world. Be prepared to get lost among its fascinating holdings for hours.