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Fort Greene Community Heroes, BK Reader

Photos: Meet the 2018 Fort Greene Community Heroes

Everyday heroes of Fort Greene are in the focus of this new photo exhibit and, rightfully so, they are being celebrated by their local community! On Saturday, the Fort Greene community gathered at Commodore Barry Park for the opening of ...

Fowler Square is back bigger and better.

Fort Greene’s Revamped Fowler Square Reopens

Take a seat, Brookynites: Fowler Square reopens with new trees, planters, benches, chairs and tables as well as new light poles and other upgrades to its infrastructure. Photo credit: After a year-long transformation, Fowler Square, located ...

Gastro Markets of Myrtle Avenue

Foodies on the hunt for local, artisanal foods or gourmet takeout love gastro markets -- and Myrtle Ave is home to a few of them! LaRina's beautiful backyard. Photo credit: LaRina BK. Gastro markets are more than ...

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Who Is Your Fort Greene Community Hero?

Community Heroes NYC is a community-based public art project that celebrates the everyday heroes of our neighborhoods -- and is now looking for your Fort Greene heroes! Photo courtesy Community Heroes NYC Community heroes, those everyday ...

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5 Facts About Black Homeownership in Brooklyn

Brooklyn still stands tall a testament to how the black homeownership can empower and enrich our greater communities.   Photo credit: Crains NY Black homeownership in Brooklyn isn’t only important today — it’s an essential part ...

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