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
4 days ago · Bay Ridge is a residential neighborhood in the southwest corner of the New York City borough of Brooklyn.It is bounded by Sunset Park on the north, Dyker Heights on the east, the Narrows and the Belt Parkway on the west, and Fort Hamilton Army Base and the Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge on the south.
5 days ago · Brooklyn drill music is a subgenre of hip-hop that began as derivative of the drill music scene in Chicago, Illinois, USA, and was modified with 808 percussion and sliding notes by notable producers (808Melo, AXL Beats, Ghosty and Yamaica Productions) in the United Kingdom and blossomed in Brooklyn, New York, USA.
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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4 days ago · Motherless Brooklyn is a 2019 American neo-noir crime film written, produced and directed by Edward Norton, based on the 1999 novel of the same name by Jonathan Lethem.Set in New York City in 1957, the film follows a private investigator with Tourette syndrome, who is determined to solve the murder of his mentor.
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.
5 days ago · Brooklyn Nine-Nine é uma série de televisão de comédia policial americana criada por Dan Goor e Michael Schur.A série gira em torno de Jake Peralta (Andy Samberg), um imaturo, mas talentoso, detetive da polícia de Nova York na fictícia 99.ª Delegacia do Brooklyn, que muitas vezes entra em conflito com seu novo comandante, o sério e severo capitão Raymond Holt (Andre Braugher).