It was DeGraw Street - part of which was renamed Lincoln Place in 1873 after a murder at a house on DeGraw. Kate Stoddard, spurned by her lover Charles Goodrich, shot him in the head after he tried to end their relationship.
Thanks to Brooklyn.com for the info. What I found most unusual about the story is that the couple met through a personal ad in the newspaper. Who knew personal ads were around 140 years ago?... more