History of City–Owned Beaches

By the late 1920's, the City had established Jacob Riis Park, the Coney Island boardwalk, and a few small waterfront parks in Brooklyn and Queens that catered mainly to day-trippers. At Wolfe's Pond Park on Sta...

The Story of Sacred Heart & Highbridge

The Highbridge Area before American Independence There is some evidence that the Bronx was used by hunters as early as 5,000 BC, but it is believed that the first European to see the Bronx was Henry Hudson w...

Never heard of the “Bronx Miracle”?

I'm hard to convince, see. But I saw it.  James Sheridan / Witness in crowd . 14 November 1945, Bronx, NY (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); I. BACKGROUNDER. On October 29, 1945, in the ver...