In this episode, we deeply examine all the reasons why we should finally tear down our remaining Confederate monuments in Bay Ridge. Join Dan and our guest John Hagan on a detailed analysis of our place within Reconstruction and Civil Rights history, and how Bay Ridge was the target of over fifty years of intentional propaganda.
Our first-ever live episode! We’re at the Owls Head Wine Bar with local historian and author Henry Stewart. We’ll discuss his latest book, “How Bay Ridge Became Bay Ridge”, and take some questions from the audience.
Join local author and historian Henry Stewart in conversation with Radio Free Bay Ridge producer Daniel Hetteix on the release […]Read more
Also known as Bliss Park, Owl’s Head has a long and fascinating history. Join local historian Henry Stewart on a guided walking tour of the park. Learn about its Native American history, aristocratic deals, tragedy, murder, and more.
Listen in to a live recording from Poly Prep’s public lecture series. Jeremi Suri kicks things off discussing the history and evolution of the Office of the President throughout American history.
Dig into the history of one of Bay Ridge’s key civic institutions: our Community Board. It influences how nearly every city agency interacts with the neighborhood. We look into its origins, and it’s future.