Leif Ericson Park parade ground

The Long-Forgotten History of Leif Ericson Park

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.

Gilbert Sorrentino Walking Tour

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. […]