US Senator Kirsten Gillibrand appears at Gounardes' Dyker Heights office to endorse Gounardes' candidacy for state senate seat 22. photo by Trey Pentecost

Marty Golden (center) and Andrew Gounardes (left) participate in an engaging debate in Dyker Heights, Brooklyn. Gounardes is challenging Golden for Brooklyn's 22nd State Senate seat. photo by Trey Pentecost

A young Michael Jackoson fan shows off her dedication at Spike Lee’s 8th annual Michael Jackson Block Party. photo by Trey Pentecost

Council member Mark Treyger delivers an impassioned speech to a crowd of onlookers in front of Senator Marty Golden's office. photo by Trey Pentecost

Meet your new officers. Newly-appointed community patrol officers were introduced to their communities at an event at Xavarian High School in Bay Ridge. photo by Trey Pentecost

Minister Kirsten John Foy delivered an impassioned speech to protestors gathered outside Metropolitan Detention Center in Sunset Park as part of a Stroller March held in opposition to splitting up immigrant families at the border.

Hundreds were in attendance as John Travolta and wife Kelly Preston headlined a promotional event for the film Gotti in front of Lenny's Pizza in Brooklyn. Lenny's was featured in the film Saturday NIght Fever when Travolta memorably stacked two slices of pizza. photo by Trey Pentecost

Miss Coney Island 2018 GiGi Bon Bon, Council Member Mark Treyger and Brooklyn Cyclones Sales Manager Nicole Kneessy handled the difficult task of judging the Coney Island's 8th Annual Pet Costume Contest with aplomb. photo by Trey Pentecost

CSM Tony C. Stephens and wife Miche'l Stephens (L) relinquishes responsibility of Unites States Army Garrison Fort Hamilton to CSM LaShan A. Hayes in a ceremony at Fort Hamilton in Brookly, NY. photo by Trey Pentecost

Wafa Qarajeh (L) and Siham Chrifi served heaping plates of food to a crowd of about 200 at the Balady Foods Annual Ramadan Community Dinner on Wednesday night in Bay Ridge. photo by Trey Pentecost

Protestors marched the streets of bay Ridge on Monday May 14 in support of Palestine. photo by Trey Pentecost

Council Member Carlos Menchaca photo by Trey Pentecost

9th Dist. Congressional Candidate Lutchi Gayot confronts Cynthia Nixon over campaign issues at a meeting of the Bay Ridge Democrats. photo by Trey Pentecost

Gubernatorial Candidate Cynthia Nixon speaks to the Bay Ridge Democrats at their general meeting at Bridgeview Diner in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn. photo by Trey Pentecost

Lorna Vassell, mother of Saheed Vassell, leads a march during a vigil for Saheed Vassel in Crown Heights. photo by Trey Pentecostphoto by Trey Pentecost

An unknown man holds up a home made sign protesting the daylight-blocking 80 Flatbush during a public hearing at Borough Hall. photo by Trey Pentecost

NRA supporters and anti-gun protesters exchange words outside the Knights of Columbus hall at 1305 86th St in Dyker Heights Brooklyn. photo by Trey Pentecost

An unknown NRA support yells at protestors outside the Knights of Columbus hall at 1305 86th St in Dyker Heights Brooklyn. photo by Trey Pentecost

Honoree Janet Yellen addresses assemblees at the 2018 BPL galaphoto by Trey Pentecost

District 40 Council Member Dr. Mathieu Eugene addresses the crowd at the unveiling of a new adult fitness area in Prospect Park. photo by Trey Pentecost

Yaa Asantevaa addresses the assembled crowd at the vigil for Saheed Vassell.

Father Michael Louis Gelfant and Richard Catarelli Award winner Madeleine Montuori at the 2018 Saint Finbar Catholic Church Annual Dinner Dance.

NYPD officers detain protesters on the Brooklyn Bridge during a protest march associated with Occupy Wall Street. Some protesters were physically subdued, and tensions quickly escalated as NYPD officers punched and tackled members of the group.

NYPD officers lead protesters onto the Brooklyn-bound roadway of the Brooklyn Bridge. NYPD later denied leading the crowd.