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Fort Greene »

'No Hoodies Allowed' Signs Pop Up on Myrtle Avenue in Fort Greene

Business owners say the signs prevent burglaries and shoplifting but others say they are discriminatory.

Fort Greene »

Pratt Students Transform Myrtle Avenue Storefronts Into Gallery

"Drawings Along Myrtle" will feature works by more than 20 Pratt students, alumni and local artists.

Bed-Stuy »

Bed-Stuy Activist Could be Honored With Street Name 20 Years After Death

A neighborhood group is pushing to have a stretch of Myrtle Avenue renamed in honor of Mae Miller.

Fort Greene »

32-Story Building May Rise in Myrtle Avenue Complex

Plans were recently filed to build 86 Fleet Place — the fourth phase in a plan to develop Myrtle Avenue.

Fort Greene »

Fort Greene Designer's Mismatched Sock Line Lures Stars Like Amy Sedaris

Hannah Lavon makes quirky mismatched socks and mittens featuring penguins, sharks and unicorns.

Forest Hills »

Police Beef Up Patrols in Forest Park After Jogger is Robbed

A woman was robbed of her headphones while jogging in the park earlier this week.

Richmond Hill »

Woman Robbed While Jogging in Forest Park, Police Say

A jogger was robbed of her headphones in the park, where police have been actively patrolling.

Fort Greene »

Thieves Stole $1,000 Worth of Body Wash from Fort Greene CVS, Police Say

The suspects emptied shelves of Dove Body Wash into laundry bags, according to police.

Fort Greene »

Belly Dancing Costumes and Sword Stolen from Car in Fort Greene, Police Say

More than $2,000 worth of belly dancing paraphernalia was stolen from a car parked on Fort Greene Place.

Ridgewood »

Historic Ridgewood Theater Being Replaced by Apartment Building

The site owner plans to build a five-story apartment building behind the facade of the former theater.

Clinton Hill »

Former Downtown Bar & Grill Bartender Opens Pub in Clinton Hill

Abdo Najem decided to open his own spot when Downtown Bar & Grill closed to make way for Rag & Bone.

Bed-Stuy »

Officer Arrests Three and Finds Loaded Gun on 1-Year NYPD Anniversary

A rookie officer caught three men, one of which had a loaded gun, in Bed-Stuy.

Fort Greene »

Myrtle Avenue to Get $50K to Attract New Business

The grant will help spruce up existing storefronts and draw new business to the avenue.

Bed-Stuy »

Bar Owners Expand to Bed-Stuy After Prospect Heights Rejection

The owners of Uncle Barry's in Park Slope will open Moot Bar in Bed-Stuy.

Fort Greene »

DOT Plan to Ban Left Turns from Flatbush Onto Myrtle Ave. Moves Ahead

The DOT's plan would force drivers who want to go east on Myrtle Avenue to go west and make a u-turn.