Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams

A costumed dancer takes part in the 45th annual West Indian American Day Parade on September 3, 2012 in Brooklyn. (credit: Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)

Large Crowd Celebrates Caribbean Culture At West Indian Day Parade

Colorful floats, elaborate costumes, politicians and merrymakers filled Brooklyn’s streets Monday for the annual West Indian Day Parade, a massive Caribbean celebration that was marred by a fatal shooting nearby before the official festivities got underway.

09/01/2014

State troopers investigate at the scene of a single-vehicle crash that left five people dead on the Southern State Parkway on Aug. 23, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Elected Officials Call For Aid For Southern State Parkway Crash Victims’ Family

Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams and other community leaders gathered Friday to call for support for the relatives of five people killed last weekend in a fiery crash on Long Island.

08/29/2014

Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams hands out fliers on water safety on the Coney Island boardwalk on July 23, 2014. (credit:  Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

City Officials Call For Water Safety Reforms After 10-Year-Old Girl Drowns On Coney Island

Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams, City Councilman Mark Treyger and others spent the morning passing out fliers with water safety tips, not far from where Takara McDuffy drowned Tuesday.

07/23/2014

Prospect Park Lake (Credit: Jim Smith/WCBS 880)

Brooklyn Borough President, Nonprofit Urge Swimming Safety After Drowning

In the wake of the drowning death of a toddler in Prospect Park, Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams and a nonprofit swimming education group have joined together to urge proper water safety.

07/07/2014

A look at the changing face of Brooklyn. (Credit: CBS 2)

Seen At 11: The New Brooklyn

Brooklyn as a punchline? Forget about it. From real estate to job creation, New York’s most populous borough is hot and getting hotter. That means amazing opportunities, but also big challenges.

06/13/2014

Verrazano-Narrows Bridge

City Officials Call For Equal Toll System For New York City Bridges

Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams and City Councilman Vincent Gentile said they plan to introduce a resolution in the New York City Council that will call for a fair system of fares on both sides of New York City’s bridges.

02/08/2014