Heartseat at Fort Greene Park

Posted by Rebeca Mon, Jun 22nd, 2015 521 views

Stroll by the corner of Fort Greene Park entrance at Myrtle Avenue and Washington Park to see the Heartseat, a public seating element that made of a repurposed water tank. The eye-catching piece was created by Brooklyn based-design studio Stereotank, founded by architects Marcelo Ertorteguy and Sara Valente, both Brooklyn-based artists. Heartseat was originally commissioned for the […]

Pic of the Week: Move with Grace’s Red Zeppelin

Posted by Rebeca Mon, Jun 22nd, 2015 43 views

This is the Red Zepellin from Move with Grace. The thirsty quenching zepellin is made with strawberry, blueberry, raspberry, goji berry and almond milk, perfect for summer day. The multidisciplinary space for yoga and movement offers fresh juice, smoothies, shakes, and farmacy shots from noon-on. Swing by to see the juice of the month. Move […]

Fort Greene Park Summer Concerts

Posted by Rebeca Mon, Jun 22nd, 2015 141 views

Fort Greene Park’s Summer Concerts start this June. Music in the Grove summer concert series kicks off June 24th. The series will showcase family-friendly concerts every other Wednesday from 10-11am from the end of June through mid-August. Performances will take place on the hill immediately across from the West side of the tennis courts. Schedule: June 24: Suzi Shelton […]

Live Jazz This Saturday at Five Spot Soul Food & Supper Club

Posted by Jennifer Wed, Jun 17th, 2015 105 views

In what’s being called the Saturday Series, Five Spot has live jazz planned for several Saturdays this summer, kicking off this Saturday, June 20th from 7pm to 10pm with the Youngbloodz Jazz Quartet. $7 pina coladas plus other drink and food specials all night. Click here for more details about the live jazz event or other […]

Rendering Revealed for 504 Myrtle Avenue

Posted by Chad Mon, Jun 15th, 2015 338 views

A rendering for the new building at 504 Myrtle Avenue, between Ryerson Street and Grand Avenue, in Clinton Hill has been posted on the site’s construction fence.  The eight story, mixed-use building will have retail on the ground floor, apartments on the upper floors, and parking in the basement.  The new building will rise where […]

Pic of the Week: Breakfast Burrito at The Joint on Myrtle

Posted by Jennifer Mon, Jun 15th, 2015 93 views

Have you tried the breakfast burrito at The Joint on Myrtle? If you have not — oh, baby, you’re doing yourself an injustice. The delicious breakfast burrito is fresh, delicious, made to order and packed with a just right ingredients: flour tortilla, eggs, bacon, home fries, pico de gallo, avocado salsa and salad greens.  Click here […]

Outdoor Film at Fort Greene Park kicks off this Friday

Posted by Jennifer Wed, Jun 10th, 2015 166 views

Fort Greene Park kicks off the summer outdoor movie season this Friday, 6/12 at 8:30pm with a screening of Oscar-winning film, Big Hero 6. Free event. Bring a blanket or chair. Entrance at Myrtle Avenue and North Portland. More details: http://bitly.com/1JHWhhC ‪#‎outdoor‬ ‪#‎film‬ ‪#‎MyrtleAve‬ ‪#‎Brooklyn‬ ‪#‎fortgreenepark‬

ConEdison Supports Horticulture

Posted by Wed, Jun 3rd, 2015 333 views

Have you noticed the changes on our sidewalks this month? Our team was hard at work cleaning tree pits, painting tree guards, and beautifying them with summer plantings. Thanks to ConEdison, we were able to plant flowers and plants in the heart of our district. The picture above shows one of our tree beds in front of Yamashiro on Myrtle Avenue between […]

Gift Ideas for Father’s Day

Posted by Rebeca Tue, Jun 2nd, 2015 312 views

Father’s Day is a few weeks away and you will need an awesome gift! Think about doing a good deed and buying local for dad. Below are a few ideas for the family man. Grab an assortment of delicious beer from Peck’s. Peck’s offers 64 oz. growlers for $23 or you can fill your own growler […]

Save-the-Date: SUNDAY, JUNE 21 #makemusiconmyrtle

Posted by Rebeca Tue, Jun 2nd, 2015 290 views

Save-the-Date! Be sure to save Sunday, June 21st. On that day you can check out FREE live music all day at Make Music New York on Myrtle Avenue in Fort Greene and Clinton Hill. Music performances will be taking place all around the city with Make Music New York‘s annual music festival. Myrtle Avenue will announce performances […]

Pic of the Week: Duncan’s Fish Sandwich

Posted by Jennifer Mon, Jun 1st, 2015 171 views

There’s nothing like crunching into a delicious fresh fish sandwich at Duncan’s Fish Market.  If the combination of the seasoned just right fish and the tangy store-made tartar sauce weren’t enough, at $4.25 the heaping sandwich is extremely affordable.  Choose between whiting, porgies and snappers.  Lots of tasty sides and desserts including macaroni and cheese, potato […]

Sing For Hope Piano at Fort Greene Park

Posted by Jennifer Mon, Jun 1st, 2015 278 views

The beloved Sing For Hope Piano project returns to Fort Greene Park June 3rd thru June 21st! A piano painted by Brooklyn-based artist Henya Emmer will be placed at Fort at the corner entrance to the park at Myrtle Avenue and Washington Park. With 50 locations throughout the City, including 14 in Brooklyn, we are excited to […]

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Posted by Fri, May 29th, 2015 2 views

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SONYA Art Walk This Weekend

Posted by Rebeca Wed, May 27th, 2015 281 views

The 16th annual SONYA Art Walk is taking place this weekend, May 30th and 31st. Grab a friend and do some art hopping at this self-guided tour of fine arts studios and venues here in Fort Greene, Clinton Hill, and Wallabout, Brooklyn. Art Walk Maps will be available at the SONYA Info Hub: Tipsy, located at 584 Myrtle […]

Trilok’s Annual Spring Swing Gala

Posted by Jennifer Tue, May 26th, 2015 183 views

The Trilok School will host its Annual Spring Swing Gala and fundraiser on Saturday, June 6th, 7P to 11p in the garden at the school, which is located at 143 Waverly Avenue, on the corner of Myrtle Avenue, Drinks and food by Five Spice. Live music by Mississippi Cotten and Tina Kristina Band. Amazing silent auction. Tickets are […]

Pic of the Week: Pushkin’s crepes, choose savory or sweet

Posted by Jennifer Tue, May 26th, 2015 130 views

The delicious menu of food items at Pushkin Creperie-Bakery most certainly gives a nod to French cuisine (crepes after all), but Russian-style crepes (including smoked salmon and sour cream) and Turkish-influenced crepes are also available. Choose from amongst the wide range of savory and sweet choices, and check out the other wonderful menu items as […]

Saluting Local Myrtle Avenue Heroes on Memorial Day, Roy & Jack Vanasco

Posted by Jennifer Mon, May 25th, 2015 134 views

(photo: courtesy Roy Venasco, as shown on Fox News) Four of the Vanasco brothers served in the military at the same time. Mr. Roy & Jack Vanasco (2nd from left and 4th from left, respectively), two of the brothers, and owners of All Appliance Parts, located at 610 Myrtle Avenue between Taaffe & Kent, were […]

Help Us Grant Money to Community Projects

Posted by Kassy Sat, May 23rd, 2015 255 views

We are seeking Fort Greene residents to become members of the 2015 Community Grants Committee. Committee members will  work with MARP staff to identify groups in Fort Greene who need small grants to support healthy eating and active living activities. Applications will be reviewed by the committee and recommendations will then be given to the […]

Mural Unveiling at Leisure Life NYC

Posted by Jennifer Fri, May 22nd, 2015 302 views

Leisure Life and painter, graffiti artist, screen printer and 3D artist, Jared Weinstein (Pratt ’15) are officially unveiling the brand new 10 foot x 22 foot mural located in Leisure Life’s garden on May, 28th at Leisure Life, 559 Myrtle between Emerson Place & Classon Avenue. The mural is titled Magic Hour, a reference to a photography term […]

Teen Summer Apprenticeships- NOW Accepting Applications

Posted by Jennifer Fri, May 22nd, 2015 227 views

Teens, if you are looking to learn new skills, learn more about entrepreneurship, earn some funds for the new school year and meet new friends, consider applying for the 2015 summer apprentice program. The summer apprentice program is a joint program of the Myrtle Avenue Brooklyn Partnership and the Alice Mann Center of Emmanuel Baptist Church. Students […]

The Runner’s Memorial Day Backyard Barbeque Party

Posted by Jennifer Thu, May 21st, 2015 198 views

A-L-L evening and night Memorial Day barbeque backyard party at The Runner. Join The Runner on Sunday, May 24th from 5pm – 12am in the backyard for a party, $10 burgers (classic or veggie), $15 lobster rolls, $9 kobe hot dogs and choice of potato salad, mac and cheese, corn on the cob and other food specials, and $3 […]

New Sign up for Starbucks + Hiring Now

Posted by Jennifer Mon, May 18th, 2015 405 views

New sign went up for Starbucks today. The store is expected to open within the next two weeks at 394 Myrtle Avenue, near the Vanderbilt Avenue corner. In the meantime, the company announced barista and site supervisor job openings for the new location. Please click here for job descriptions and applications.

Bike Registration Event on Myrtle & Vanderbilt, 5/21

Posted by Jennifer Mon, May 18th, 2015 115 views

Come to our Myrtle Avenue bike registration event, grab a FREE coffee (provided by Myrtle Bagel) and register your bike with the 88th Police Precinct. When you register your bike there is a better chance that police can recover it. No need for reservations, just swing by on May 21st, 8:30am to 10:30am. Click here […]

Liberty Pizza, the $5 lunch is alive and well

Posted by Jennifer Mon, May 18th, 2015 99 views

Oh yes, there is still such a thing as the $5 lunch. Liberty Pizza is one place you’ll find it. Located at 482 Myrtle Avenue between Washington Avenue and Hall Street and with a number of piping hot, delicious menu items waiting for you, including calzones, chicken parmigiana, sausage rolls and baked ziti. Plus 2 slices plus a medium […]


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