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Brooklyn, which was originally the Village of Breuckelen on the shore of the East River near Lower Manhattan was named after the town of Breukelen in the Netherlands.
With a current population of 2,465,326 (2000 census), Brooklyn is the most populous borough in New York City, and would be the fourth largest city in the USA all by itself.
In 1898, Brooklyn joined with Richmond (Staten Island), Queens, New York (Manhattan), and Bronx counties to form one of the boroughs of the City of New York.
www.informationgenius.com /encyclopedia/k/ki/kings_county__new_york.html   (1161 words)

  
 Brooklyn - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In the space of a decade, it annexed the Town of New Lots in 1886, the Town of Flatbush, the Town of Gravesend, and the Town of New Utrecht in 1894, and the Town of Flatlands in 1896.
In 1898, Brooklyn residents voted by a slight majority to join with Manhattan, the Bronx, Queens and Richmond (later Staten Island) as the five boroughs to form the modern City of Greater New York.
Brooklyn's most beloved and cherished institution had left, and the move is cited by some historians as one of the catalysts for the decline of Brooklyn in the 1960s and 1970s.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Brooklyn,_New_York   (3056 words)

  
 Bambooweb: Brooklyn New York
Brooklyn and Brooklyn, New York should be merged and one made into a redirect.
Brooklyn, incorporated as a town in 1646, was the first town in New York State.
I was having some dificulty moving the data from Brooklyn to Brooklyn, New York (while pointing Brooklyn to Brooklyn (disambiguation), and tried using Brooklyn, NY as a staging area.
www.bambooweb.com /articles/b/r/Brooklyn__New_York.html   (587 words)

  
 Brooklyn
Brooklyn, New York, cradle of tough guys and Nobel laureates, fourth largest city in the United States, proof of the power of marginality, and homeland of America's most creative diasporic culture.
Ask your father to stop the car on infrequent family forays down Flatbush Avenue toward the Manhattan Bridge and "the City." He won't: Junior's is for visitors from the City, crossing your path in their quest to recapture their own Brooklyns of old—no more retrievable at Junior's than, in the end, on the Internet.
For clarification and limited exceptions, see the Brooklyn Net copyright page.
www.brooklyn.net   (318 words)

  
 AllRefer.com - Brooklyn, New York (NY) - (borough) - Facts and Information
Brooklyn absorbed many settlements and villages, such as Flatbush, New Utrecht, and Gravesend (all in the 17th cent.).
Brooklyn remains a borough of many well-defined neighborhoods, from the gentrified brownstone communities of Park Slope and Cobble Hill to Bedford-Stuyvesant, the largest Afr.-Amer.
Among the numerous educational institutions in the borough are Brooklyn Col. of the City Univ. of N.Y., Polytechnic Inst.
reference.allrefer.com /gazetteer/B/B10680-brooklyn.html   (646 words)

  
 East New York, Brooklyn   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
East New York and New Lots, lying between Jamaica Avenue and Jamaica Bay, west of Junius Street, are less congested than neighboring Brownsville, but otherwise indistinguishable from it in appearance and social composition.
The development of East New York began in 1835 through the enterprise of John R. Pitkin, a wealthy Connecticut merchant who visualized it as a great city rivaling New York.
The New Lots Reformed Church, New Lots and Schenck Avenues, erected in 1823, represents the handiwork of the Dutch farmers of New Lots, who decided to build their own church because the trip to the Flatbush Reformed Church (see page 493) was too long and difficult.
www.brooklyn.net /neighborhoods/east_ny.html   (372 words)

  
 Emerging Infectious Diseases: Streptococcus pneumoniae, Brooklyn, New York: f... @ HighBeam Research   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
To examine the resistance rates and epidemiology of Streptococcus pneumoniae in Brooklyn, New York, isolates were collected during two boroughwide surveillance periods in 1997 and 1999.
In 1995, 20% of bloodstream isolates in New York City were nonsusceptible to penicillin (9), as were 29% from the northeast United States from 1996 to 1997 (6).
Brooklyn's boroughwide rate of penicillin-susceptible S. pneumoniae (67%) is comparable with reports in the United States, including the Northeast (6,10,22).
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 Brooklyn, New York (Cities)
Brooklyn is one of the five boroughs of New York City and is also one of the counties of New York State.
It is located at the west end of Long Island, across the East River from the southern end of [manhattan] and is in the Southern Region of the state.
It is connected by bridges with Manhattan, of which the most famous is the Brooklyn Bridge.
www.ohwy.com /ny/b/brooklyn.htm   (156 words)

  
 Brooklyn West Indian Carnival
Brooklyn Carnival in the News 1998 to 1999
New York union labor leadership gets credit for creating the well established Labor Day which now also marks the end of summer for most.
New York has the biggest parade in many categories including the well known Thanksgiving, Halloween and St.
www.carnaval.com /cityguides/newyork/ny_carn.htm   (2570 words)

  
 Junior League of Brooklyn -- Women Volunteers
The workshops, a new feature of the program this year, included sessions on phone etiquette, interviewing skills, resume and cover-letter writing, dressing for success, and public speaking.
The participants, between the ages of 16 and 18, put their new skills to use with paid summer internships throughout Brooklyn.
Mary Hargrove, President of the Junior League of Brooklyn, Cynthia Cathcart, President of the Junior League of the City of NY, and Susan Danish, Executive Director, ring The NASDAQ Stock Market Closing Bell.
brooklynjuniorleague.org   (251 words)

  
 Brooklyn, New York   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Brooklyn is a great place to live because there are so many different cultures here.
Brooklyn is also famous for her bridges....the Brooklyn Bridge, which connects us and Manhattan was the longest in America when it was built, but then the Verrazzano Bridge was even longer when it was built between Brooklyn and Staten Island.
Brooklyn has its own museum, filled with ancient Egyptian art, and a botanical garden full of beautiful rose and Japanese gardens.
www.zuzu.org /nbrook.html   (312 words)

  
 150 Years of Brooklyn History
1855: 47 percent of Brooklyn's population is foreign-born (compared to 51 percent of Manhattan's) Of the foreign born population, the Irish comprised 55%.
1966: Brooklyn Navy Yard closes; in early 1970s City of New York and local nonprofit groups begin to transform into an industrial park.
1990: Brooklyn remains New York City's most populous borough; population of 2,300,664 the equivalent of the fourth-largest city in the nation after New York City, Los Angeles, and Chicago.
www.geocities.com /Heartland/Ranch/7589/history.htm   (695 words)

  
 Brooklyn, New York (11201) Forecast : Weather Underground
Light to moderate rain was falling across the New York City metropolitan area with heavy rainfall in some locations.
The rain will continue through the morning rush hour with more heavy rain moving into the area off the ocean after 800 am.
and southern New London in northeast New Jersey...
www.wunderground.com /US/NY/Brooklyn.htmll   (412 words)

  
 Brooklyn Apartment Rental New York City Accommodation Lodging NYC Inn
Brooklyn Apartment Rental New York City Accommodation Lodging NYC Inn
Attractions and Special Events: Brooklyn Botanic Garden, the Promenade in Brooklyn Heights (spectacular view of Manhattan), Brooklyn Bridge, and Manhattan/New York City.
From the Port Authority Bus Terminal, catch the "A" or "C" train to Chambers Street and transfer to the "2" or "3" train.
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 Cheap flights to Brooklyn, New York - TripAdvisor
TripAdvisor's Brooklyn restaurants page shows you the best local places to dine.
Visit our Brooklyn forum page to ask questions and get advice about Brooklyn travel.
New York City hotels, Chicago hotels, Orlando hotels
tripadvisor.com /Flights-g60827-Brooklyn_New_York-Cheap_Discount_Air...   (379 words)

  
 All About Brooklyn, New York - Brooklyn dot com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Register by September 16th at the discount rate of $15 ($10 for runners under 17), or register on-site the day of the event for $20.
Our Lady of Grace Parish located at Avenue W and East 4th Street, Gravesend, Brooklyn is celebrating a Mass for Firefighters on Sunday, September 25 at 11:45am Mass.
The Brooklyn Arts Council and The Brooklyn Historical Society present a seminar on the tradition of memorial arts in Brooklyn including the recently dedicated Beacon, commemorating Brooklyn residents who died on September 11.
www.brooklyn.com   (296 words)

  
 Galapagos - Brooklyn, NY, 11211 - Citysearch
Theme nights include: Monday Night Burlesque, New Rock Weekly on Tuesdays, Galapagos Vaudeville on Fridays and a host of other performance art events.
From a museum or art gallery to a local poetry slam, find the best date ideas for artsy types in New York.
From trendy restaurants and bars to hot dance clubs and rockin' music venues, find the best singles spots in New York.
newyork.citysearch.com /profile/7348942   (442 words)

  
 dailyheights.com | Prospect Heights Neighborhood, Brooklyn, New York, USA
From the Daily News: "The Browns said their ethnically and racially diverse neighbors in Prospect Heights have embraced them, and they thought New York was 'the greatest place on Earth' - until they started battling the school system."
An Englishman in New York writes: "A New York institution passed into history last week.
Today on DailySlope.com: "The Daily News reports that 'as the clock ticks down on plans for a massive rezoning of south Park Slope, developers are scrambling to squeeze in controversial projects...
www.dailyheights.com   (3147 words)

  
 Brooklyn College Web Site   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
BC Fact 40: Before Roosevelt Hall was rededicated in 1947 by Franklin Roosevelt, Jr., it was known as the Hygiene Building.
Brooklyn on My Mind at Brooklyn College, November 7
Brooklyn College Health Clinic Advice for Preparing for the 2005—06 Influenza Season
www.brooklyn.cuny.edu   (129 words)

  
 Brooklyn, New York   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
A favorite New York hideaway since William Randolph Hearst built it in 1927 for his Hollywood friends, the Warwick New York continues to be home to todays traveler with its convenient midtown location, intimate atmosphere, and personalized service.
The Inn New York City is a beautifully-pampered townhouse that has been transformed into an artform.
If you really want to experience Manhattan like a New Yorker, get off to a good start by staying at one of the premier locations on the East Side.
www.traveltoday.com /poi2/Brooklyn/NY/USA   (480 words)

  
 AOL CityGuide: - New York - Blue Ribbon Brooklyn - Restaurant
Even if Blue Ribbon Brooklyn was a mediocre restaurant -- and it most certainly is not -- it would be a welcome presence in Fifth Avenue's restaurant row if only because it's open so late on weekends.
After a night spent debating the relative virtues of Radiohead and Coldplay at Great Lakes, you can pop next door and drop a few of those product manager dollars on a succulent pupu platter consisting of Asian spare ribs, egg roll, shrimp and chicken wings and not get the bum's rush until 4AM.
AOL CityGuide has a finger on the pulse of this city, and cities around the nation: from New York restaurants to Las Vegas entertainment, Chicago real estate, Washington hotels, Florida weather, San Francisco theaters, Boston markets and Los Angeles nightlife.
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 Brooklyn New York Hotels, Motels and Area Attractions
Brooklyn New York Hotels, Motels and Area Attractions
Howard Johnson Express Inn - New York City
Attractions Within 30 Miles Of Center City Brooklyn.
www.metrotravelguide.com /hotels/brooklyn/ny/usa   (78 words)

  
 Brooklyn On Line - Brooklyn's Home on the World Wide Web - Brooklyn Food - Brooklyn Books - Brooklyn Fun
Brooklyn On Line presents for Brooklynites, here and afar, the internets largest collection of Neighborhood Resources, News, People, Businesses, Conversation, Photos, History, and Chats.
This new BOL Neighborhood is filling up fast with unique Businesses and neighborhood resources!
Brooklyn On Line is listed with Starting Point.
www.brooklynonline.com   (142 words)

  
 Brooklyn Intergroup of Alcoholics Anonymous   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
This site is provided by Brooklyn Intergroup as a service to the community.
It is not endorsed by Alcoholics Anonymous World Services, and does not represent Alcoholics Anonymous as a whole.
They're held the 2nd Saturday in the month prior to that of New York's exchange meeting.
users.vei.net /bklyn-aa   (174 words)

  
 ViewsOf.com - Pictures of Park Slope, Brooklyn, New York
Link to Pictures of the USTA National Tennis Center in Queens, New York
Skyline Pictures of New York City from Weehawken, New Jersey
1998 New York City Marathon pictures (in Queens and Central Park)
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 Brooklyn-Webcam.com - Webcam in Brooklyn, New York - 24/7 live video and image updates   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
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Enjoy all day long video stream from Brooklyn.
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 Orbitz: Hotel Details
* The hotel is located 5 mi from New York City and Offers Free
Hotel address: 437 39th Street, Brooklyn, NY Area served
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 Brooklyn schools
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739 East New York Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11203
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