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 microcosmic history of Bay Ridge in the tale of how a country club was formed, dissolved, and transformed into Fort Hamilton High School.
The tragic tale of Victoria Muspratt, who died in the crumbling mansion where she’d been born.
The wacky tales of Mrs. Gertrude Lintz, who raised chimps, gorillas, St. Bernards and more on her property next to Fort Hamilton High School.
A little piece of Shore Road could get a whole lot prettier.
“Crescent Hill” was a subdevelopment that we’ve totally forgotten—but its restrictive building-rules survive.
Our best and biggest greenspace was briefly—and almost permanently—a military installation!
Charley Ross’s kidnapping was the biggest story in America. Then his abductors were shot on Shore Road.
The new annual summer tradition continues with a session led by Nancy Cummings from Bikram Yoga Bay Ridge at the 79th Street ballfields on Shore Road.
In the 1930s you couldn’t drive down Shore Road without hitting a teenager.