Cannonball Park

The Full, Epic History of “Cannonball Park”

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.

The Fort Hamilton Streets Named For American Traitors

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.