Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz Looks Back On 3 Terms In OfficeMarkowitz said he's going to miss the only job he said he's ever really wanted.
Markowitz Touts Prospective Successor As Brooklyn Borough PresidentBrooklyn 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 Visits Cutting-Edge Brooklyn High SchoolObama 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.
Brooklyn Native Janet Yellen Nominated To Head Federal ReserveYellen 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.
Quinn, Markowitz Step In On Behalf Of Coffee Vendor Fighting With DOTA 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.
Gay Pride Parades Stepping Off On Long Island, In BrooklynWith Pride Month in full swing, two gay and lesbian pride parades were to be held in the Tri-State Area on Saturday.
Amusements At Coney Island Open For Season, But Struggle Persists In NeighborhoodA symbolic opening Sunday marked the return of the amusement rides on Coney Island after the damage they suffered from Superstorm Sandy.
Despite Sandy's Wrath, Coney Island's Luna Park To Reopen On Schedule SundayTo 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.
Brooklyn Couples Married More Than 50 Years Celebrate Their LoveMore 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.
Work To Begin On Restoration Of Loew's Kings Theatre In BrooklynThe movie house which opened in 1929 was inspired by the Palace of Versailles and the Paris Opera House.
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.
Good Samaritans Honored For Lifting Car Off Of Brooklyn GirlTawaiian Holmes was riding her scooter on a sidewalk in Brownsville on Dec. 19 when she was caught up in a three-car accident.