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 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.
Reviving an old controversy about whether our bridge’s namesake was actually a pirate and a fraud.
This year’s Open House program left out Bay Ridge. Here are three places we’d like to see included in the future.
Starting September 6, you can finally take your bicycle across the Verrazano Bridge. Here’s how.
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.
From a photographer living and working in his native Bay Ridge, Brooklyn.
The MTA will remove its No Trespassing signs, thanks to inquiries from this blog.
How a grassroots movement could reverse what Robert Moses wrought.
Taking a boat out to Swinburne Island to uncover its history, first as a quarantine station for diseased immigrants, now as an abandoned bird sanctuary.