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Greenwood Cemetery in Brooklyn

Things to Do in New York City: April 14 to 19

Historic Green-Wood Cemetery in Brooklyn. (TheTVMovie/Flickr) From candlelight ghost tours to panels on preservation, here are 11 things to do this week in New York City. Tuesday, April 14 Seek out the lost spirits of the Titanic on a ghost walk with Boroughs of the Dead. This nearly two-hour tour points out where survivors of the Titanic arrived in New York City in April 1912… and where their ghosts still linger today. This unique tour is only available once a year. The walk begins at 7:30 p.m. at Astor Place. Tickets are $20. Wednesday, April 15 Learn more about the effort to take Brooklyn from gritty to green as the Brooklyn Historical Society and Green-Wood Cemetery present “The Greening of Brooklyn: Exploring New Parks and Unexpected Spaces.” The panel of speakers includes the landscape architects responsible for Brooklyn Bridge Park, the founder of the Brooklyn Greenway Initiative, and others. The event starts at 6:30 p.m. at the BHS at 128 Pierrepont St. in Brooklyn. Tickets are $5 or free if you’re a member of BHS or G-W. Take …