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.
On the history of McKinley Park, a misunderstood little greenspace.
Passenger boat service dates back at least to the 1770s.
EXCLUSIVE: Gilbert Sorrentino’s correct childhood address—just about where you’d expect it to be.
Meet at noon sharp on the corner of 69th Street and Fourth Avenue for a tour of relevant locales from the late local writer’s life, including his childhood apartment building and more. Led by Gerald Howard, Henry Stewart and others. It’s free, but you must RSVP: firstname.lastname@example.org . (This is a temporary email address being used just for […]
A little context for the life and work of our greatest homegrown writer.