An extended village in southeastern Brooklyn, New York. Comprising two zip codes and the 75th Precinct, it is an area known for its burnt-out buildings, fine, low-income housing projects, and institutions of lower education. The far eastern portion, once an Italian-American enclave, is still known as a dumping ground for former members of the Gambino crime family.
Hey, paisan. What say we go down to the Lindenwood Diner in East New York to talk to Tommy and Henry about the Lufthansa job.
by Little Tommy Bep December 05, 2004
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An vast 5 sq mile section in southeastern Brooklyn, New York. Consisting two zip codes and the 75th Precinct,and middle section called New Lots. it is an area known for its abandon and burnt-out buildings, fine but vast areas low-income housing projects, legions of gangs, highest murder rate in NYC, high crime, substandard housing and institutions of lower education. The far eastern portion, once an Italian-American enclave, an mostly abandoned industral wasteland is still known as a dumping ground for former members of the Gambino crime family that lived in nearby Howard beach and Ozone park
"Mommy, I took the subway in East new york and I felt like I was going back in time. I saw a crack deal go down on Eculid Ave and a shootout in the Louis H. Pink houses bewteen 2 rival sets."
by The Real New York March 05, 2006
One of the 5 most dangerous towns in the most dangerous borough which include 1.Bushwick 2. Brownsville 3. East New york 4. East Flatbush 5. Greepoint. Not a nice place to grow up involved with gangs drugs violence and hos. I would KNow beacuse I attend School in east new york and my school is one of the 5 worst in the city.
East New york is a hard place u sure you wanna go there?
by Donovan Houston January 26, 2006