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Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams. The Christopher Wallace Memorial Foundation will host the official street naming ceremony of Christopher “Notorious B.I.G.” Wallace Way to celebrate Brooklyn’s own, Notorious B.I.G., one of the greatest and most influential rappers of all time. Photo by Trey Pentecost

New York City Council Majority Leader Laurie A. Cumbo. The Christopher Wallace Memorial Foundation will host the official street naming ceremony of Christopher “Notorious B.I.G.” Wallace Way to celebrate Brooklyn’s own, Notorious B.I.G., one of the greatest and most influential rappers of all time. Photo by Trey Pentecost

Sunset Park artist Adrián Viajero Román organized a 4,645+ candlelight vigil to honor those who passed during hurricane Maria and its aftermath. photo by Trey Pentecost

Thousands came out for The 5th Annual Sunset Park Puerto Rican Parade and Festival in Brooklyn, New York. photo by Trey Pentecost

Thousands came out for The 5th Annual Sunset Park Puerto Rican Parade and Festival in Brooklyn, New York. photo by Trey Pentecost

Prospect Park Alliance and Council Member Dr. Mathieu Eugene celebrate the start of summer and barbecue season by unveiling new communal barbecue grills on the east side of Prospect Park, funded through District 40 participatory budgeting. These are the first of a new model of triple, ADA-compliant grills to be installed in Prospect Park. Two triple-grills are located at the lawn area across from the Lincoln Road entrance to the park, and another two are located at the lawn area next to the Parkside and Ocean Avenue entrance to the park. photo by Trey Pentecost

Students from M.S. 354 perform on the lawn of the new playground. The Trust for Public Land will join with students, school and State officials, and representatives from the Brooklyn Nets to celebrate the grand opening for the new student-designed M.S. 354 The School of Integrated Learning, KIPP AMP Academy Middle School, and KIPP AMP Elementary Schools community playground in Crown Heights, Brooklyn. photo by Trey Pentecost

35th District Council Member Laurie Cumbo (718 260 9191) is so excited and she just can't hide it as she addresses the assembled crowd at the grand re-opening of Prospect Heights' Stroud Playground. photo by Trey Pentecost

Council Member Mathieu Eugene demonstrates some advanced exercise techniques using new adult exercise equipment in Prospect Park On Friday, May 3 at 10 am, join Prospect Park Alliance and Council Member Mathieu Eugene to cut the ribbon on the new Prospect Park Adult Fitness Area, located in the Prospect Park Parade Grounds. photo by Trey Pentecost

Jason Blisset Jr (347 319 9903) and dad Jason Blisset sr. photo by Trey Pentecost

photo by Trey Pentecost

Bill O’Hagan (908 930 0485). Organ donation saves lives, and recipient Bill O’Hagan is proof of that. O’Hagan had a liver transplant in 2017 after a tough battle with cancer. He has since been able to walk his daughter down the aisle and be an active grandfather to three grandchildren. O’Hagan will share his story during the LiveOnNY Flag-Raising Ceremony at NYU Langone Hospital–Brooklyn recognizing April as Donate Life Month. Chief Medical Officer Joseph M. Weisstuch, MD, will speak about the value of organ donation as part of the ceremonial program. photo by Trey Pentecost

Lidiya Gerinshteyn (seated) with daughter Nataly (standing, L) and grandaughter Victoria Malmygin (not Nataly's daughter, 718-801-1778) Ukraine-born Lidiya Gerinshteyn was joined by 30 of her closest family and friends as she celebrated her 100th Birthday at The Allure Group’s King David Adult Day Care Center in Bensonhurst on Thursday, March 21. Contact Yevgeniya Corrado 718-986-8166, photo by Trey Pentecost

photo by Trey Pentecost

Brooklyn Hospital Center employees Angie Almonte and Cherry Charles-Mendes pose with Darryl Strawberry. Darryl Strawberry speaks about colorectal cancer awareness at Brooklyn Hospital Center. Contact: Kaela Fonzi 347 986 8036 kfonzi@tbh.org Kim Flodin 917 846 0229 kflodin@tbh.org photo by Trey Pentecost

Sisters Avery (5) and Addison (8) Seifried enjoyed face painting and balloons. (mom Anne 2026695765) photo by Trey Pentecost

VP Branch Manager Brian Chin (7186774400). photo by Trey Pentecost

Restorative Dentistry student Carlos Santana shows off newly-built labratory facilities at City College of Technology's new Academic Complex at 285 Jay st.

Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams helps to cut the ribbon, officially opening City College of Technology's new Academic Complex at 285 Jay st.

Russel K. Holtzer, President, New York City College of Technology introduces Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams during opening ceremonies at City College of Technology's new Academic Complex at 285 Jay st.

Chinese-American Planning Council Dance Group members perform at State Senator Zellnor Myrie's inauguration ceremony hosted at SUNY Downstate Medical Center. photo by Trey Pentecost

Senator Zellnor Myrie and NYS Assembly Member Diana Richardson at State Senator Zellnor Myrie's inauguration ceremony hosted at SUNY Downstate Medical Center. photo by Trey Pentecost

Ballet Folkorico perform at State Senator Zellnor Myrie's inauguration ceremony hosted at SUNY Downstate Medical Center. photo by Trey Pentecost

State Senator Zellnor Myrie and family members at State Senator Zellnor Myrie's inauguration ceremony hosted at SUNY Downstate Medical Center. photo by Trey Pentecost

Senator Chuck Schumer addresses the crowd at State Senator Zellnor Myrie's inauguration ceremony hosted at SUNY Downstate Medical Center. In an off-the-cuff remark Schumer noted of President Trump that "he is not getting his wall." photo by Trey Pentecost

A crowd gathered outside Brooklyn's Metropolitan Detention Center to protest in support of prisoner who were trapped inside the facility without heat, electricity, or access to communications. photo by Trey Pentecost

A crowd gathered outside Brooklyn's Metropolitan Detention Center to protest in support of prisoner who were trapped inside the facility without heat, electricity, or access to communications. photo by Trey Pentecost

Rachel Gregory (206 999 6416) A crowd gathered outside Brooklyn's Metropolitan Detention Center to protest in support of prisoner who were trapped inside the facility without heat, electricity, or access to communications. photo by Trey Pentecost

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.