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."