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Shop Myrtle on Small Business Saturday

Small Business Saturday returns to Myrtle Avenue for Thanksgiving weekend on Saturday, November 24th! The annual, national event provides an opportunity for local communities to show support for the independent…

Give a Neighbor a Turkey!

Will you help local families by supporting our turkey drive? Our goal is 400+ turkeys! The Myrtle Avenue Brooklyn Partnership operates the Fort Greene & Farragut Fresh Pantry once per month,...

Connecting Residents with Local Benefits

The Myrtle Avenue Brooklyn Partnership is the first organization in the country to create a specialized hyperlocal feature with the tech company Benefit Kitchen that allows low-income households in our...

Halloween Dance Party on Myrtle Avenue

Halloween is almost here and things are about to get thrilling on Myrtle Avenue! For a 2nd year – on Halloween night – the Myrtle Avenue Plaza will become a dance floor…

New Fitness Center, Restaurants, & More Coming Soon

Almost a dozen new businesses are set to open their doors on Myrtle Avenue in Fort Greene and Clinton Hill in the coming months. We’ve already reported on some –…

2018 Myrtle Ave BID Annual Review Recap

The Myrtle Avenue Brooklyn BID's 14th Annual Meeting was held on Monday, September 24th during the annual Myrtle Mixer. Local merchants, property owners, residents and community partners gathered at The...

Benefit Kitchen on Myrtle Avenue

Myrtle Avenue Brooklyn Partnership is excited to launch a new partnership with technology startup Benefit Kitchen. Benefit Kitchen is a free financial literacy platform that connects working families with a...

Guide: New Art in the Neighborhood

We are fortunate to live in a neighborhood that continually seeks to engage residents and visitors alike through events, community initiatives and even art!  While there are some prominently displayed…

Myrtle Ave Turns TEAL for Ovarian Cancer Awareness

In September, the Myrtle Avenue Brooklyn Partnership is partnering with Brooklyn-based women’s health group Tell Every Amazing Lady (T.E.A.L.) for national ovarian cancer awareness month. For the third year in a row,…

Another Successful YEMP Year!

As the 2018 Young Entrepreneur Mentorship Program (YEMP) comes to a close, we look back with pride, at the 19 students that were selected to participate in this, the 12th…

$15k in Grants Awarded to Local Businesses

Believe it or not, looks matter!  Of course, we are talking about the appearances of storefronts on Myrtle Avenue.  Having a distinct storefront can quickly engage customers as to what…

Salon Rhed Opens on Myrtle

Congratulations to Salon Rhed, a great new addition on the avenue! At this full service salon you can find services that include: cuts, extensions, braiding, locs, barber services, color and…