4 days ago · Brooklyn (/ ˈ b r ʊ k l ɪ n /) is a borough of New York City, co-extensive with Kings County, in the U.S. state of New York.It is the most-populous county in the state, the second-most densely populated county in the United States, and New York City's most populous borough, with an estimated 2,648,403 residents in 2020.
4 days ago · From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Brooklyn is a 2015 romantic period drama film directed by John Crowley and written by Nick Hornby, based on the 2009 novel of the same name by Colm Tóibín. It is a co-production between the United Kingdom, Ireland and Canada.
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Red Hook is a neighborhood in northwestern Brooklyn, New York City, New York, within the area once known as South Brooklyn. It is located on a peninsula projecting into the Upper New York Bay and is bounded by the Gowanus Expressway and the Carroll Gardens neighborhood on the northeast, Gowanus Canal on the east, and the Upper New York Bay on the west and south. A prosperous shipping and port area in the early 20th century, the area declined in the latter part of the century. Red Hook is part of
Red Hook has been part of the Town of Brooklyn since it was organized in the 1600s. It is named for the red clay soil and the point of land projecting into the Upper New York Bay. The village was settled by Dutch colonists of New Amsterdam in 1636, and named Roode Hoek. In Dutch,
During the Battle of Brooklyn, Fort Defiance was constructed on the hoek. It is shown on a map called "a Map of the Environs of Brooklyn" drawn in 1780 by loyalist engineer George S. Sproule. The Sproule map shows that Fort Defiance complex consisted of three redoubts on a small
In 1839, the City of Brooklyn published a plan to create streets, which included filling in all of the ponds and other low-lying areas. In the 1840s, entrepreneurs began to build ports as the "offloading end" of the Erie Canal. These included the Atlantic, Erie and Brooklyn Basin
Red Hook is a peninsula between Buttermilk Channel, Gowanus Bay and Gowanus Canal at the southern edge of Downtown Brooklyn. Red Hook is in the area known as South Brooklyn, which, contrary to its name, is actually in western Brooklyn. This name is derived from the original City of Brooklyn which ended at Atlantic Street, now Atlantic Avenue. By the 1950s, anything south of Atlantic Avenue was considered South Brooklyn; thus, the names "Red Hook" and "South Brooklyn" were applied also to today's
Based on data from the 2010 United States Census, the population of the Carroll Gardens/Columbia Street/Red Hook neighborhood tabulation area was 38,353, a change of 26 from the 38,327 counted in 2000. Covering an area of 1,040.71 acres, the neighborhood had a population density of 36.9 inhabitants per acre. The racial makeup of the neighborhood was 60.9% White, 11.9% African American, 0.2% Native American, 4.5% Asian, 0% Pacific Islander, 0.4% from other races, and 2.4% from two or more races,
Red Hook is patrolled by the 76th Precinct of the NYPD, located at 191 Union Street. The 76th Precinct ranked 37th safest out of 69 patrol areas for per-capita crime in 2010. The 76th Precinct has a lower crime rate than in the 1990s, with crimes across all categories having decreased by 83.1% between 1990 and 2018. The precinct reported 4 murders, 9 rapes, 53 robberies, 91 felony assaults, 65 burglaries, 210 grand larcenies, and 28 grand larcenies auto in 2018.
The New York City Fire Department operates two fire stations serving Red Hook: 1. Engine Company 202/Ladder Company 101 – 31 Richards Street 2. Engine Company 279/Ladder Company 131 – 252 Lorraine Street
3 days ago · L'arrondissement de Brooklyn occupe l'extrémité ouest de Long Island et est voisin de celui de Queens. Sa côte nord est définie par l'East River, qui la sépare de Manhattan. Brooklyn y est relié depuis 1883 par le pont de Brooklyn, qui est le plus ancien pont suspendu des États-Unis.
4 days ago · In 1855, the City of Williamsburg, along with the adjoining Town of Bushwick, were annexed into the City of Brooklyn as the so-called Eastern District.The First Ward of Williamsburg became Brooklyn's 13th Ward, the Second Ward Brooklyn's 14th Ward, and the Third Ward Brooklyn's 15th and 16th Wards.
3 days ago · Brooklyn (pronunciación en inglés: /ˈbɹʊklɪn/) es uno de los cinco distritos o boroughs que conforman la ciudad de Nueva York. Ubicado en el extremo oeste de la isla Long Island, fue una ciudad independiente hasta su incorporación en el conglomerado urbano de Nueva York en 1898, suceso conocido como el "Gran Error de 1898".
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6 days ago · Brooklyn [ˈbɹʊklɪn] ist einer der fünf Stadtbezirke von New York City. Er liegt im Südosten der Stadt am westlichen Ende von Long Island und ist deckungsgleich mit dem Kings County.
2 days ago · The Brooklyn Nets were founded in 1967 as the ‘New Jersey Americans’ and initially played in Teaneck, New Jersey, as the New Jersey Americans.In its early years, the team led a nomadic existence, moving to Long Island in 1968 and playing in various arenas there as the New York Nets.
4 days ago · The Brooklyn Navy Yard (originally known as the New York Navy Yard) is a shipyard and industrial complex located in northwest Brooklyn in New York City, New York.The Navy Yard is located on the East River in Wallabout Bay, a semicircular bend of the river across from Corlears Hook in Manhattan.
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