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.
Obama delivered a speech and met with students at Pathways in Technology Early College High School (P-TECH) in Crown Heights, which was born out of cooperation between the city’s Department of Education, the City University of New York and IBM.
Yellen graduated from Brown and Yale and taught at Harvard, but Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz said her trajectory to success began before she ever arrived as those distinguished institutions.
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.
With Pride Month in full swing, two gay and lesbian pride parades were to be held in the Tri-State Area on Saturday.
A symbolic opening Sunday marked the return of the amusement rides on Coney Island after the damage they suffered from Superstorm Sandy.
To celebrate, the park is offering free rides on the Cyclone Roller Coaster for the first 100 visitors on Opening Day. However, not everyone in the storm-ravaged community is feeling festive.
More than 300 couples who have been married for half a century or more are gathering in Brooklyn to celebrate their love in a special Valentine’s Day ceremony.
The movie house which opened in 1929 was inspired by the Palace of Versailles and the Paris Opera House.
Brooklyn resident Mallory Hagan was crowned Miss America this past Saturday. But she is actually a native of Alabama.
Tawaiian Holmes was riding her scooter on a sidewalk in Brownsville on Dec. 19 when she was caught up in a three-car accident.
The ball has dropped in front of a throng of 1 million in Times Square, and 2013 has arrived.
Marty Markowitz counts superstorm Sandy among worst aspects of 2012, while the opening of Barclays Center is tops for the year.
Two people were honored Tuesday who had nothing in common except a fateful moment, and a heroic heart.
Forgive me if I don’t celebrate with Michael Bloomberg, Marty Markowitz and Charles Wang. Brooklyn is better than Quebec, but it still feels like another punch to the soul for the true fans of a once-proud franchise.