About Coney Island

About Coney Island Served by Brooklyn Community Board 13 and the 60th and 61st Precincts of the New York City Police Department, Coney Island isn’t just a residential neighborhood. It’s most commonly known f... Read More

About Ocean Hill

About Ocean Hill Ocean Hill was founded as a separate neighborhood in 1890. Before that, the area had been split between the Bedford-Stuyvesant and Brownsville neighborhoods. It is bordered by Bushwick, Bedf... Read More

Crown Heights: Ebbets Field

About Crown Heights/Ebbets Field Crown Heights, previously known as Crow Hill until 1916, is a neighborhood located in the central portion of Brooklyn. The surrounding neighborhoods of Crown Heights include ... Read More

About Brownsville

About Brownsville Served by Brooklyn Community Board 16 and the 73rd Precinct of the New York City Police Department Brownsville is located in the eastern part of Brooklyn and is considered to be part of gre... Read More

About Red Hook

About Red Hook Red Hook was settled in 1636 by Dutch colonists from New Amsterdam, making it one of the oldest communities to be established in Brooklyn. The Dutch named the area “Roode Hoek,” meaning “red p... Read More