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.
Reviving an idea more than a century old to abolish the military installation and build a public park.
Bay Ridge has a troubled history of systemic racism, from its founding to the present.
On the rough-and-tumble resort at the edge of Fort Hamilton village.
This year’s Open House program left out Bay Ridge. Here are three places we’d like to see included in the future.
An ongoing study of books and movies set in the neighborhood. This time, bestselling popular fiction about a post-Vietnam court martial set at Fort Hamilton.
An illustrated comment on General Lee Avenue.
The message from approximately 50 protestors was simple: “Robert Lee has got to go.”
A look at the history of Robert Lee and Stonewall Jackson in their years stationed at Fort Hamilton, whose reputations were oddly unsullied as they fought against their country and on the side of slavery. The post-Charleston backlash against Conferderate idolatry will bring Al Sharpton to Fort Hamilton on Saturday.
How a street became a dead end, and why it reverberates across the community.