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.
A fatal fire on Ridge Boulevard in 1952 looked accidental but was anything but.
A microcosmic history of Bay Ridge in the tale of how a country club was formed, dissolved, and transformed into Fort Hamilton High School.
In 1957, two women had been found beaten to death in Bay Ridge. Was a serial killer loose?
The neighborhood needed health centers; it got several. So, what happened to them?
In 1932, an 8-year-old boy was taken off Third Avenue by two men in broad daylight while walking home from St. Anselm’s.
A former gas-company showroom and community space has recently been leased to NYU.
At least five men would find it ironic that McGovern’s has moved into the old Eco Foods space—they were arrested there for possession of alcohol!
True Crime: Bay Ridge looks at an accidental shooting in 1937 that initially baffled investigators.