Coming soon: New on Myrtle 2021

With the arrival of new restaurants, the commercial strip along Myrtle Avenue in Fort Greene and Clinton Hill continues to grow. So far in 2021, three new businesses signed leases…

Myrtle Black History: Music in the Greene [Part 2]

A Home for Jazz in Fort Greene by Carl Hancock Rux If you happen to walk anywhere within the vicinity of 245 Carlton Avenue in Fort Greene, you might hear…

“Love, this time”: Black Artstory Month 2021

“The love of the family, the love of one person can heal. It heals the scars left by a larger society. A massive, powerful society.” – Maya Angelou “Love, this…

Most Cozy Outdoor Dining Spots on Myrtle Avenue

Whether you are looking for a heated backyard or heated sidewalk seating, Myrtle Avenue has them all – with the key word being heated! From lamps to cover tents, here…

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…

Myrtle Black History: Music in the Greene [Part 1]

Doo Wop: Black (Music) In the Greene – Part 1 by Carl Hancock-Rux In her memoir, African American activist and former Black Panther party member, Assata Shakur, recalls a Brooklyn…

Best of the Holiday Season on Myrtle!

Finding that Perfect Holiday Selfie Spot:  Despite the traditional Tree Lighting is cancelled this year. The Christmas tree is already up and ready to bring cheer and joy to you and your…

Myrtle Black History Spotlight: Sarah Garnet

A Seat At the Table: Sarah Garnet by Carl Hancock Rux Winter’s civil twilight burnished the East River of Wallabout Bay, bringing a fresh wet cold inland off the semicircular…

2020 Myrtle Holiday Gift Guide

In search of the best unique Christmas gifts? You’re in luck, because that is where Myrtle Avenue really shines. From home decor to fashion, this list of special gifts will…

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…

Enjoy FREE Hot Chocolate While Shopping Local!

There won’t be any complaints about the cold when you have a FREE hot chocolate in hand! From authentic Mexican to French cocoa powder, Myrtle Avenue has some of the best options in Brooklyn for hot…

Myrtle Black History Spotlight: DR. Susan McKinney

MARRIED TO MEDICINE: THE LEGACY of DR. SUSAN SMITH McKINNEY STEWARD by Carl Hancock Rux Harlem Renaissance writer and anthropologist, Zora Neale Hurston once famously wrote, “Research is formalized curiosity….