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Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams. (Credit CBS 2)

Brooklyn Borough President Hits Bump In The Road With Charity Misstep

At a recent borough hall event with business leaders Adams’ staff handed out materials intended to raise funds for his new charity, a not-for-profit called “One Brooklyn.”

03/04/2014

Outgoing Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz Looks Back On 3 Terms In Office

Markowitz said he’s going to miss the only job he said he’s ever really wanted.

12/23/2013

Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz. (file/credit: Laura Cavanaugh/Getty Images)

Markowitz Touts Prospective Successor As Brooklyn Borough President

Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz gave a rousing endorsement to his anticipated successor Monday, as he prepared to wrap up his own tenure in office.

11/05/2013

Gale Brewer

Councilwoman Brewer Wins Nomination For Manhattan Borough President

City Councilwoman Gale Brewer (D-6th) emerged victorious Tuesday in the race for Manhattan borough president.

09/11/2013

Ahmed Khalifa has sold coffee in downtown Brooklyn for 16 years. (credit: CBS 2)

Quinn, Markowitz Step In On Behalf Of Coffee Vendor Fighting With DOT

A downtown Brooklyn coffee vendor has been in a David-vs.-Goliath battle with the city Department of Transportation, but some powerful officials have decided to step in on his behalf.

08/20/2013

Miss America 2012 Laura Kaeppeler (R) wraps  the sash around Mallory Hytes Hagan of New York, the new Miss America (credit: David Becker/Getty Images)

Miss America, Technically, Is Not A Real New Yorker, But So What?

Brooklyn resident Mallory Hagan was crowned Miss America this past Saturday. But she is actually a native of Alabama.

01/14/2013

Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz (credit: CBS 2)

Brooklyn Borough President Recalls Best And Worst Aspects Of 2012

Marty Markowitz counts superstorm Sandy among worst aspects of 2012, while the opening of Barclays Center is tops for the year.

12/30/2012

9/11 Memorial

Brooklyn Students Turn Out To Plant Daffodils Honoring 9/11 Victims

A crowd turned out Saturday to plant daffodils outside a Brooklyn school in memory of those who lost their lives in the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks.

CBS New York–10/20/2012

Warren Bell (left), with Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz (center)/Handout

Brooklyn Shop Giving Away 1 Million Green Bagels

Warren Bell, owner of Bagels By Bell in Canarsie, is giving away one million green bagels to help fans cheer on the Jets.

01/18/2011

Orla Fallon And Brooklyn Boro President

Check out these links for more information on Irish singer Orla Fallon and Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz.

12/25/2010

Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz speaks at the opening of the Beyonce Cosmetology Center at Phoenix House - Brooklyn, NY - Mar 5, 2010 - Photo: Jason Kempin/Getty Images

Brooklyn Borough President Sends Unique Holiday Card

It’s a holiday card with a message.

12/24/2010