East Flatbush is a neighborhood in the New York City borough of Brooklyn. The area was predominantly African American, but has seen many West Indian immigrants such as Jamaicans, Trinidadians, Grenadians, Bajan, Guyanese and Haitians groups coming to the area. Within the confines, are the Holy Cross Cemetery Church on Brooklyn Avenue and Tilden Avenue through Nostrand Ave. While there are some affluent residents present, East Flatbush is mostly populated by working-class Brooklynites. Similar to other inner city Brooklyn neighborhoods, blacks & Latinos predominate the neighborhood with a considerable amount of whites and asians. East Flatbush is the home of the former General George W. Wingate High School. It is also home to three major hospitals, Kings County Hospital, SUNY Downstate Medical Center, and Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center.
How safe is New York City? Contrary to popular belief, the City consistantly ranks in the top ten safest large cities in the United States. The NYPD is the largest municipal police force in the world and has it's own Movie/TV Unit.
New York Climate
New York has a humid continental climate resulting from prevailing wind patterns that bring cool air from the interior of the North American continent. New York winters are typically cold with moderate snowfall. New York Weather Forecast
New York's two key demographic features are its density and diversity. The New York City metropolitan area is home to the largest Jewish community outside Israel. It is also home to nearly a quarter of the nation's South Asians, and the largest African American community of any city in the country. Ethnic composition