Recognize Richard Wright with Street Co-Naming

To gain more recognition of author Richard Wright’s legacy in Fort Greene, we’re proposing the co-naming of Carlton Avenue in Wright’s honor. This campaign is part of SOME WORDS, Myrtle…

Some Words: Black Artstory Month 2020

SOME WORDS born in this neighborhood have changed the world.  Enjoy FREE events, programs, installations, and digital interventions that celebrate the legacy of Black creativity and the power of words created...

FREE Myrtle Fitness Classes for New Year’s

We‘ve finally run out of turkey and ham, there are no more Christmas films on TV and the family-size box of chocolates is empty (except for the coconut ones). Attention…

Year in Review: 2019 on Myrtle Avenue

2019  was a very successful year for Myrtle Avenue, take a quick look back at some of the happenings in the neighborhood this past year. . . Business Services 2019…

New for 2020 on Myrtle Avenue

As a new decade begins, Myrtle Avenue will welcome new businesses ranging from tacos to pizza. If you want to keep up with what comes next year to our beloved…

List: Best Hot Cocoa on Myrtle

Fact: for at least 4 months of the year, New York has cold weather. We can complain about it or we can get hot chocolate instead! From authentic Mexican to…

Where to Bring in 2020 on Myrtle

As 2019 draws to a close, it’s time to start thinking about what to do on New Year’s Eve. Myrtle Avenue’s restaurants and bars are celebrating the occasion by throwing…

2019 #ShopMyrtle Holiday Gift Guide

Practical or luxurious, extravagant or classic, these gifts will send the right message to the people for whom you are so grateful this year. Whether for interest or pleasure, this…

Local Love raises over $8600 for ICL Tillary St. shelter

LOCAL LOVE, a benefit for Fort Greene’s Tillary Street Women’s Shelter, raised over $8,600 to purchase the shelter’s wishlist for supplies such as blankets, gloves, hats, and hygiene products.  Jill…

10 gifts under $10 that you can find on Myrtle Avenue

Great things come in small packages, you don’t have to spend a fortune to find a gift that makes a big impact on those you love. That’s why we have the…

We’ve got your feedback!

From local events to street cleaning to new business wants, Myrtle Avenue shoppers had a lot to say in our recent neighborhood survey. Over 340 people responded to the survey…

Food, Drink & Thanks: A Myrtle Thanksgiving

This year in Myrtle Avenue, there’s lots to be thankful for – namely seasonal goodies from all of your favorite restaurants and shops! Check out our complete list full of…