Eye pain and puffiness caused initially by airborne irritants such as smog and dust commonly found in New York City -- sometimes lasting for days.
Colloquial term, common in the Northeastern United States.
Person 1: I woke up with a terrible headache around my left eye.
Person 2: Weren't you in New York City yesterday? You have Brooklyn eye. Get some fresh air and it should go away in a couple days.
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