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0 Fort Greene-Clinton Hill Events: Beer, Books & More Through November 26

Below you’ll find events in Fort Greene and Clinton Hill this Monday through Wednesday (no listings this week for Thanksgiving Thursday). Check back Friday to see what’s on this weekend. “FEM: You are too Loud” Performance When: Monday, November 24, 8:30pm Where: JACK (505 1/2 Waverly Avenue between Fulton Street and Atlantic Avenue) What: Catch artists…


Transportation
0 Skips On The D/N, Limited B/Q & More Subway Service Changes

Below you’ll find early week subway service changes for the A, C, G, B, Q, D, N, R, 2, 3, 4, and 5 lines in Brooklyn, plus the Franklin Avenue shuttle. Check back Friday to see what’s happening this weekend. Changes via MTA.info. No 4 trains between Brooklyn Bridge and Atlantic Av-Barclays Ctr Late Nights, 11:45pm-5am,…


News
0 This Week In Fort Greene & Clinton Hill

Keep up to date with the neighborhood all week by subscribing to our newsletter, liking us on Facebook, following us on Twitter and Instagram, or joining our Flickr group – and if you have any questions or tips, email us at editor@fortgreenefocus.com. Here are some stories you may have missed this past week: 34-year-old Latchman Singh was killed by a hit and run driver at Flatbush and Dekalb Avenues.…


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0 Brooklyn News Roundup

After a busy week, here’s a chance to catch up on some of the news happening outside of our neighborhood! We’ve pulled together some of our favorite recent stories from our site and our sister sites, as well as some other fascinating pieces that are worth a read this weekend: A fire on Flatbush Avenue…


Real Estate
0 Fort Greene-Clinton Hill Rental Roundup

Looking for an apartment to rent around Fort Greene or Clinton Hill? We’ve rounded up a few spaces available in the neighborhood to help you on your hunt. If you live in one of the apartment buildings, let prospective neighbors know how you like it. Sunny Wallabout Two Bed Available: December 1 Price: $2,300, plus broker fee…




Photos
0 Photo Finish: Bark & Brownstones

Photo by Oswaldo Cabrera. Share photos with us at editor@fortgreenefocus.com, add them to our Flickr group, or tag them #ftgfocus on Instagram, and we’ll post them on the site. Also, like us on Facebook, or follow us on Twitter and Instagram, and subscribe to our daily newsletter.


Animals
0 Homes Still Needed For Mr. Myrtle & A Tiny Surprise Guest At Olea

Mr. Myrtle, the freckle-nosed feline currently (but not ideally!) being housed at Who’s Your Doggy, still looks to be in need of a home–the shop posted about him again yesterday afternoon, adding how much he loves to be pet and held. Foster or potential permanent homes are welcome to email julia@doggybk.com, call or text 917-621-6357, or stop by the…


Fundraising & Charity
0 Fort Greene General Store Holding Thanksgiving Food Drive

“It’s better to give than to receive,” the old saying goes. This adage may be slightly less true when it comes to “receiving gifts” (see: buying yourself a little something nice) from the Fort Greene General Store–but luckily for you, the two don’t have to be mutually exclusive. This week, the store (located at 218 Dekalb Avenue between Clermont…


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Fort Greene-Clinton Hill Events: Beer, Books & More Through November 26

Below you’ll find events in Fort Greene and Clinton Hill this Monday through Wednesday (no listings this week for Thanksgiving Thursday). Check back Friday to see what’s on this weekend. “FEM: You are too Loud” Performance When: Monday, November 24, 8:30pm Where: JACK (505 1/2 Waverly Avenue between Fulton Street and Atlantic Avenue) What: Catch artists…

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Fort Greene-Clinton Hill Rental Roundup

Looking for an apartment to rent around Fort Greene or Clinton Hill? We’ve rounded up a few spaces available in the neighborhood to help you on your hunt. If you live in one of the apartment buildings, let prospective neighbors know how you like it. Sunny Wallabout Two Bed Available: December 1 Price: $2,300, plus broker fee…

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New Daily Lunch & Brunch Coming To Two Area Restaurants

Two more restaurant options have recently become available to Fort Greene and Clinton Hill residents seeking a tasty midday meal–Marietta (285 Grand Avenue between Clifton and Lafayette) and Black Forest Brooklyn (733 Fulton Street between South Elliott Place and South Portland Avenue) have announced the addition of daily lunch and brunch services, respectively. Black Forest Brooklyn has been serving…

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Hit & Run Crash Kills Pedestrian At Flatbush Avenue Intersection

A man has died after being hit by a car at the intersection of Dekalb Avenue and the Flatbush Avenue Extension, police say. Cops responded to a call of a pedestrian struck at 7:47pm yesterday (Monday, November 17), arriving to find 34-year-old Latchman Singh unresponsive in a crosswalk. Singh, a Queens resident, was transported to Kings County Hospital,…

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Skips On The D/N, Limited B/Q & More Subway Service Changes

Below you’ll find early week subway service changes for the A, C, G, B, Q, D, N, R, 2, 3, 4, and 5 lines in Brooklyn, plus the Franklin Avenue shuttle. Check back Friday to see what’s happening this weekend. Changes via MTA.info. No 4 trains between Brooklyn Bridge and Atlantic Av-Barclays Ctr Late Nights, 11:45pm-5am,…