The goal was simple: find an apartment in leafy Fort Greene for under half a million dollars. It seemed like a no-brainer.
I searched The New York Times open house listings for under $500,000 in Fort Greene. Dozens of options presented themselves, many of them located on Clinton Avenue. Some were different apartments at the Read More
Fort Greene’s Habana Outpost–the Fulton Street restaurant with solar panels, water-saving toilets and a bicycle-powered blender–is hosting a Haunted House next week, eco-friendly style.
From Oct. 24 through 26, the outdoor eatery will terrify visitors using props made from recycled goods.
Here’s the full release: Read More
The apparently inexorable rise of a skyscraper city on the edge of Fort Greene continues apace, with developer Bruce Ratner’s announcement on Wednesday that Forest City Ratner had secured financing for its first residential tower in Brooklyn, the Costas Kondylis-designed, 34-story 80 DeKalb Avenue.
The glass building will join the Forte Condo (at Ashland Place Read More
What do Jasper Johns, Cindy Sherman, Annie Leibovitz and Keith Haring all have in common? Each artist has work up for sale at the 4th Annual Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM to us locals) Silent Auction.
BAM certainly plays an integral part in the Brooklyn art scene, and the auction, which raises money for BAM’s Read More
On April 6, a weekly Brooklyn flea market will kick off in Bishop Laughlin Memorial High School in Fort Greene, but the event is a far cry from your neighborhood stoop sale or the dusty, glorified junkyards that linger in Manhattan.
For one thing the “Brooklyn Flea” is curated, said founder Jonathan Butler—until Read More
Jason Horowitz’s friend Alistair Wallace just sent in this picture from DeKalb Avenue and Washington Street, near the Fort Greene farmer’s market in Brooklyn, where there are a bunch of little kids giving out signs that say “Obama Rules” and “Support Obama.”
They are also having a bake sale, although it is not clear at Read More
There are few social situations more awkward than the failed dinner party. The novelist at the table blathers on about his latest opus, to the adoration of the editorial assistant seated at his left and the eye-rolling of everyone else; the beef tenderloin is tough; someone repeatedly leaves to “take a call.” So why would Read More
Mike Bloomberg is pushing back against critics of his education policies today, announcing a $30 milion plan to create the city’s first-ever standardized science curriculum for grades 3, 4 and 6 starting next year.
Bloomberg is set to make the announcement at Brooklyn Tech High School in Fort Greene.
– Azi Paybarah Read More