New York City’s most populous borough, Brooklyn, is home to nearly 2.6 million residents. If Brooklyn were an independent city it would be the fourth largest city in the United States. While Brooklyn has become the epitome of ‘cool and hip’ in recent years, for those that were born here, raised families here and improved communities over the years, Brooklyn has never been ‘uncool’.

Latest in Brooklyn Boro

Good Morning, Brooklyn: Monday, September 27, 2021

September 27 | Brooklyn Eagle Staff

COUNCILMEMBER ATTACKED AT RIKERS: A Rikers Island inmate hurled an “unknown liquid substance” at a Brooklyn City Councilmember Stephen Levin (D-33) who visited the troubled prison complex last Wednesday, Sept. 22, the New York Post reported on Friday. The unidentified inmate — who was behind Plexiglas in a solitary confinement cell — hit Councilmember Levin […]

President of Finland visits Sunset Park, former Finnish stronghold

September 25 | Jaime de Jesus,

During a recent visit to New York, Finnish President Sauli Niinistö took a tour of the area in Sunset Park that was once known as Finntown. According to Finnish Consul General Mika Koskinen, Finntown, which was located in northern Sunset Park, was populated by Finns from the early 1900 to the 1960s. “At best there were […]

News for those who live, work and play in Brooklyn and beyond