R. Martinez, site creator, Created the Canarsie History Museum in 1999 which was chartered by the New York State Department of Education and the N.Y. Board of Regents. He also wrote the 2009 book: Canarsie: the Real history behind Brooklyn and New York. In 2015 he created the first Canarsie film Documentary entitled: A Walk through Canarsie. The film is free online on YouTube with over 6,000 views. In 2017 Martinez created the follow up mini-documentary film entitled: The 100 hotels of Canarsie. This film is also free on YouTube.