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: Neighbors are looking for temporary housing and two cats are missing following a fire at 252 Greene Avenue. Cops
Photos
0 Photo Finish: Towering Over
Way up in the air, by 11238-bkn. Share photos with us at editor@fortgreenefocus.com, add them to our Flickr group, or tag them #fortgreenefocus 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.
Real Estate
0 Fort Greene-Clinton Hill Rental Roundup: Shares On The Cheap
Alright, so maybe “cheap” is a strong word–after all, it’s getting harder all the time to find bedrooms for under a grand around here. All things relative, though, here are a few of the comparatively least expensive three and four bed places we spotted this week in Fort Greene and Clinton Hill. If you live in one
Police & Fire
0 Police Seek Help In Locating Missing Teen Ajani Jones
The NYPD is asking for the public’s assistance in locating 16-year-old neighbor Ajani Jones. Ajani was last seen at her home on Saint Felix Street between Fulton Street and Dekalb Avenue at about 4am on Wednesday, July 23. She is described as 5’2 tall and 160 pounds, and was last seen wearing a blue shirt, black sweatpants,
Police & Fire
0 Crime Blotter: A Home Invasion, An Umbrella Assault & More
Between July 15 and July 20, 11 felonies and four arrests were reported in the 88th Precinct. More on these crimes below. Rainy Day Rage Police arrested James Lydon for allegedly snatching an umbrella from a man as he was leaving the Clinton-Washington G train station–and then hitting him with it–on July 15. Lydon is
Art & Music
0 BAM Responds To National Arts Medal Honor From The White House
BAM announced some thrilling news earlier this week–they’ve been selected to receive a National Medal of the Arts this coming Monday, July 28, from President Obama in Washington, DC. The National Endowment for the Arts says medals go yearly to artists, venues, and arts patrons who “are deserving of special recognition by reason of their outstanding
Photos
0 Photo Finish: Say Cheese
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Neighbors
0 Got A Place To Sublet? Help Greene Avenue Fire Victims Find Accommodations
Following a fire this past Monday at 252 Greene Avenue, building residents are searching for places to call home for a while. The entire building has been ordered to vacate, and neighbor Samantha Bassler says fellow displaced 252-ers need accommodations for six to nine months. Some residents will be receiving funding from their respective insurance companies (although
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