History Hunt

History Hunt – Week 5, Day 2

Posted August 7, 2010 at 12:11 pm

And it’s time for more History Hunt! If you are joining us for the first time today, the rules are simple.  We post a picture and you guess the location. As mentioned yesterday, one lucky contestant will receive a copy of Flapper, by Joshua Zeitz. Clue #2: I had a terrible crash in 1929 and never […]

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History Hunt – Week 5, Day 1

Posted August 6, 2010 at 11:33 am

Howdy, y’all! Hope you’re ready for the fifth installment of History Hunt, sponsored by the Tenement Museum.  This week, we are giving away a copy of Flapper, by Joshua Zeitz. Clue #1: There is a palace in my presence.  Who am I? Answers may be submitted via email or Twitter (@boweryboogie).  Be sure to include the address […]

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History Hunt – Week 4 Answered

Posted August 3, 2010 at 11:16 am

Many thanks to everyone for another great round of History Hunt, sponsored by the Tenement Museum.  The correct answer is the Seward Park Library at 192 East Broadway.  This week’s lucky winner is Shawn Chittle, who has won a copy of New York: The Novel, by Edward Rutherfurd!

History Hunt – Week 4, Day 3

Posted August 1, 2010 at 12:10 pm

And we’re back!  One last clue for this week’s History Hunt before we give away a free copy of New York: The Novel, by Edward Rutherfurd. Clue #3: It was his folly, not mine.  Who am I? Refresh yourself with Clue #1 and Clue #2. Submissions are accepted via email or Twitter (@boweryboogie).  Be sure to include […]

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History Hunt – Week 4, Day 2

Posted July 31, 2010 at 12:08 pm

Welcome back to day two of this week’s History Hunt, sponsored by the Tenement Museum.  We are giving away a copy of New York: The Novel, by Edward Rutherfurd. Clue #2: The internet really gives me a run for my money.  Who am I? Click here for Clue #1. You can submit answers via email or Twitter […]

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History Hunt – Week 4, Day 1

Posted July 30, 2010 at 11:10 am

It’s now time for week 4 of our History Hunt series, sponsored by the Tenement Museum. The last three have all been a great success, and we hope you are enjoying the search.  One winner this week will receive a copy of New York: The Novel, by Edward Rutherfurd.  On your marks… Clue #1: Dig […]

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History Hunt – Week 3 Answered

Last modified July 27, 2010 at 11:22 am

Thanks to all the folks who participated in week 3 of the History Hunt.  The correct answer is 142-146 Delancey, the former home of Loews Delancey.  Congratulations to Thomas V. Armstrong for winning a copy of The Snakehead by Patrick Radden Keefe.

History Hunt – Week 3, Day 3

Posted July 25, 2010 at 12:10 pm

Welcome to day number three of this week’s History Hunt, sponsored by the Tenement Museum.  One Boogie reader will receive a copy of The Snakehead by Patrick Radden Keefe. Clue #3: The suburban multiplex is my sworn enemy.  Things haven’t been the same around here since 1977. If you need a refresher: Clue #1 and Clue […]

History Hunt – Week 3, Day 2

Posted July 24, 2010 at 12:03 pm

It’s time for the second clue in week number three of our History Hunt, co-sponsored by the Tenement Museum.  One winner will receive a copy of The Snakehead by Patrick Radden Keefe. Clue #2: Back in the day, people used to come see me for a quarter.  Times really have changed.  Who am I? Clue #1 […]

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History Hunt – Week 3, Day 1

Posted July 23, 2010 at 11:55 am

In our third week of History Hunt, co-sponsored by the Tenement Museum, the winner will receive a copy of The Snakehead by Patrick Radden Keefe.  If you are new to the game, we provide pictures and short clues of neighborhood landmarks, and you guess the locations.  More comprehensive rules can be found here. Clue #1: […]

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