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MAP: Fort Greene's Top 5 Crime Hot Spots

From the Ingersoll Houses to Fort Greene Park, police are tackling Fort Greene's five crime hot spots.

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'Precious' Writer Sapphire to Headline Literary Fest in Fort Greene Park

Sapphire's novel "Push" was the basis for the Academy-Award winning film "Precious."  

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Ukulele Club Hosts Jam Session in Fort Greene Park

Clinton Hill Ukulele Social Club is a recently formed group of musicians who jam together once a month.

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6 Things You Can Do in New York City's Neighborhoods This Weekend

The weekend's most interesting events are here for you in one handy guide.

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Gunman in Polo Shirt Robs Young Couple in Fort Greene Park, Police Say

A 20-year-old man and a 21-year-old woman were held up at gunpoint inside Fort Greene Park. 

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Kickstarter Film Fest Features 'Obvious Child' Among Crowd-Sourced Flicks

"Obvious Child" will screen alongside 16 films made with funds raised from Kickstarter campaigns.

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Fort Greene Tour Highlights Michael Jordan, Walt Whitman and Tootsie Rolls

The Wallabout Tour begins in Fort Greene Park and ends at Walt Whitman's former home at 99 Ryerson St.

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Artist Uses Fort Greene Park as Outdoor Gallery

Jeffrey Reid paints portraits of famous African-American leaders and artists.

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Moms Launch 'Camp Fort Greene' to Offer Summer Adventures Close to Home

Campers will see a local artist's studio, visit a community garden and do arts and crafts activities.

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Step Teams Compete to Be Named 'Best in Brooklyn'

Long Island University's Brooklyn campus is hosting their inaugural step team competition on May 3.

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'Glow in the Dark Yoga' Set to Light Up Fort Greene Park

Brooklyn ZUMBA Fitness will host "Glow in the Dark Yoga Party" on Fridays beginning April 1.

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City Moves Forward With Plan to Fix Fort Greene Park Entrance

The Willoughby Avenue entrance has been in need of repairs for many years, locals say.

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Congressman Pushes to Make Prison Ship Martyrs' Crypt a National Monument

Congressman Hakeem Jeffries introduced a bill to protect the Prison Ship Martyrs’ Monument.

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Pit Bull Abandoned in Fort Greene Park Needs New Home

Neighbors found Handsome the dog tied up with a TV cable in freezing temperatures.

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Fort Greene Park 'Selfie Muggers' Confess to 10 Other Robberies, Police Say

Tyquan Solomon, 19, and Terrance Sistrunk, 16, pulled off several robberies in the park, police said.

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