Fourth Avenue is a highway, says Elizabeth Yeampierre, Executive Director of UPROSE, Brooklyns oldest Latina/o advocacy group.
Some believe that ever since she stepped on to the scene, Quinn has put her ambitions first, always eyeing a path to a higher office.
The current contest for city council in Fort Greene-Clinton Hill-Prospect Heights is shaping up as a track meet, with several well-known locals stepping up to the starting block.
The idea of Brooklyn as an adjective is both an annoyance and a necessity for those who are from here, because when you find an extraordinarily Brooklyn place you want to be able to refer to it as such and try to keep it that way for as long as possible. Brooklyn, as a descriptor, is a place and attitude built by history and maintained by community.