Teunis Bergen’s old homestead is for sale, and the realtor suggests the buyer could knock it down.
In 1982, George Dalton threatened to detonate multiple explosives near 77th Street, leading to an almost 10-hour standoff that ended on a dark hill in Owl’s Head Park.
Reviving an old controversy about whether our bridge’s namesake was actually a pirate and a fraud.
James Hawkes took his terrier, Spot, for a walk. It was a cloudy Sunday, February 6, 1938, and it had probably either just stopped raining or was about to start. Hawkes lived at 9203 Third Avenue, in a building long since torn down. Despite the weather, the 15-year-old planned to walk almost a mile; he […]
The short answer: probably, sort of, eventually, maybe.
The horrifying story of Thomas McFarland, who raped and murdered his niece and mother-in-law in 1935.
The full and tragic 100-year story of how Bay Ridge’s greatest natural wonder became full of cars, apartment buildings and a highway.
Why you should vote for Brannan in the Democratic primary on September 12.
Bay Ridge has a troubled history of systemic racism, from its founding to the present.
A young art student was killed in Bay Ridge in 1899 and dumped in the bay. His killer remained undiscovered for decades—until two more people were murdered.