Talking to the author of one of the year’s buzziest books about its use of Bay Ridge as one of many settings.
Everything you could want to know about the 74th Street and 76th Street stairs, including who built and lived in the houses above them.
A few acres at the tip of Bay Ridge provide a microcosmic history of that part of the neighborhood, from Coney Island-like amusements to Vietnam-era protests.
Frances Trotter was 14-years-old when she disappeared after school one afternoon. Her cousin, who also disappeared, was much older.
The sprawling former parkway near the Bay Ridge northern border offers a microcosmic history of the community in the 20th century, from the Irish shantytown it replaced to the site of overdose and murder it became.
The literal rise and fall of the 65th Street Gas Tanks, which dominated the local landscape for decades.
Reviving an idea more than a century old to abolish the military installation and build a public park.
The Barkaloo Cemetery, home to at least one veteran of the American Revolution, has been at the corner of Mackay Place and Narrows for almost 300 years.
In 1902, a few teenage boys swimming off 73rd Street discovered the almost-beheaded corpse of a Brooklyn grocer, which would lead police to one of the earliest organized gangs in the city.
In 1982, a booby-trapped package killed a woman on 91st Street. A decade later, the killer struck again. And again. And again. And again.