Missing info from: “The Day the World Went Away”
Brighton Beach is a coastal neighborhood at the south end of Brooklyn, stretching between Manhattan Beach and Coney Island. It is home to a large, multi-generational Jewish population which began immigrating during the Depression and in the years surrounding World War II. Newer residents are primarily Jewish immigrants from the former Soviet Union. It is also the center of the Russian mafia in New York.
In Person of Interest, Brighton Beach used to be run by Don Moretti, the Russian mob took over when Moretti went to prison. At that time, Vincent DeLuca (“The Fix”) and Benny D’Agostino worked there as members of La Cosa Nostra under Don Moretti.
- Sam Latimer - Former US military, bar owner and ring leader. He wanted to work with Elias but was eventually killed by him.
- Elias - Working under the alias Charlie Burton as a history teacher in the Brighton Beach school district. He lived in an apartment at 7117 Brightwater Court. Killed by a Samaritan operative outside his old apartment complex.
- Will - One of Burton's students who helped Reese and Burton to hide from the Russian gang. He’s living with his father in the Double Bs.
- Ivan Yogorov - Russian mob boss who ordered the hit on Benny D'Agostino at the bodega as revenge for Elias’ mob murdering his brother. He was killed by Scarface.
The Green Zone - A bar run by Sam Latimer in Coney Island. Reese goes there to apply for becoming a member of Joey Durban's gang. (“Mission Creep”)
Elias' apartment - Located at the corner of Coney Island Ave. and Brightwater court. There is a Bayridge Savings Bank across from the building. Finch hacked into the ATM to access the surveillance feed.
Double Bs - A housing project for people with low income that is now run by a Bulgarian drug dealer. Reese and Charlie Burton were hiding from Yogorov’s men inside the building.
Bodega - A small grocery shop where Benny D'Agostio was killed. Charlie Burton had groceries delivered from the bodega twice a month. The real location is Golden Key Gourmet Foods at 1067 Brighton Beach Avenue.