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Been a terrific Fall in Fort Hamilton/Bay Ridge with yesterday's running of the 48th annual NYC Marathon three weeks after the weekend of the 52nd annual Ragamuffin Parade/45th annual Third Avenue Festival! The three events in this southwest Brooklyn neighborhood combined to host around 100,000...More
The old Fort looks over the Narrows and offers some good views. Not really mucho do, however, unless you have military id and want to shop in the commissary. The base has a nice Officer's clubs which hosts functions and weddings.
Easy to get on the installation as i6have a retired army ID card. The guard was very courteous and explained where I should go. Didn't see much, just the museum and did a little shopping at the exchange. Pleasant experience and the drive over from...More
Brooklyn officially observed Memorial Day with the 151st annual parade on May 28 in Bay Ridge/Ft. Hamilton, its home for the past 3 decades. Lt. General Robert Caslen, superintendent of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, was Grand Marshal. Among the marchers were enlisted...More
First of all the Army Base is beautiful , but unfortunately the guards at the base are bullies. I honestly think that they give the wrong directions only to chastize people. I attended a party inside the base and was given instruction only to be...More
Call it Fort Hamilton or Bay Ridge; either is appropriate. My weekend stomping ground for decades before I moved here... terrific for living or visiting. Jog or walk along Shore Road which borders above Narrows Bay, enjoy the many restaurants & bars on 3RD Avenue...More
Fort Hamilton is nice place to visit; when you've really run out of other choices. By all means, go spend time there is you have family or friends living in the area. It has its own feel and its own vibe: Like every other section...More
Here for a business meeting. Nice base with a lot of history within. Several places to experience history. Must pass through guarded access to gain entry. A part of Brooklyn not known. Unique but historic.
This museum Specializes in the battle of Brooklyn and the establishment of coast artillary installations defending the coastline of the United States. It has exhibits of military artifacts.
The museum is open Tuesday's to Friday's 10am to 4pm.
It is best to phone before visiting....More