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Join The Nets, Santa and Robots at Downtown Brooklyn-Area Tree Lightings

Tree lightings are taking place at Metrotech Commons, Fort Greene Park and Pearl Street Triangle.

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Parks Department Starting Repairs to Dry Up 'Lake Fort Greene'

A temporary fence will close off the eastern portion of the park while repairs are being made.

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Homeless Encampment Threatening Dog Owners in Fort Greene Park, Locals Say

Police have been called to Fort Greene Park five times in the past five months, records show.

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Fort Greene Park Visitors Center Reopening After Nearly 2-Year Closure

City is hiring a new park director, allowing the center and its bathrooms to reopen after long hiatus.

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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.

Lower East Side »

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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