A bunch of slogans grow in Brooklyn

Brooklyn1I left Brooklyn for Manhattan 10 years ago, so really didn’t deserve a say in borough president Marty Markowitz’s search for a Brooklyn tourism slogan. In the end, perhaps fittingly, the borough has decided it can’t be summed up in a single phrase. Instead, following a public contest, “the Brooklyn Tourism Partnership will use several slogans—which range from the classy (“Brooklyn: Bridge to the world”) to the wacky (“Brooklyn: The tenth planet”) and possibly risque (“Do it in Brooklyn”)—for specific advertising campaigns,” the Daily News reports. Gothamist also weighs in with some suggestions. Our favorite: “Brooklyn: I saw Marty Markowitz yesterday!

—Posted by Tim Nudd