Photos
0 Photo Finish: Beep Beep
A local favorite, via fortgreenefocus. 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.
Police & Fire
0 Cops Seek Classon Avenue Burglary Suspect
Police are looking for a man they say stole a electronics and other valuables from an apartment on Classon Avenue on Wednesday, July 17. Cops say the suspect entered a first floor apartment sometime between 8:35am and 3:38pm, and made off with a Toshiba laptop, an Apple Macbook Pro, a Samsung tablet, headphones, a Nikon camera, jewelry,
Neighbors
0 Fort Greene & Brooklyn Peace Groups Protest Bombing In Gaza
Two Brooklyn-based peace activist groups are holding vigils in Fowler Square until Friday to protest Israel’s ongoing bombing of Gaza, Palestine. Members of Fort Greene for Peace and Brooklyn for Peace have been passing out flyers and holding signs condemning the attacks by the Israeli Defense Forces, and more than a thousand locals have signed their petition calling for
Food & Drink
0 Bite Of The Day: Vegetarian Quiche At Cammareri Bakery & Café
Ahhh, quiche! Following a not-great introductory experience with it in our younger years (the camp oven stopped working partway through baking and for some reason it was served anyway), we’ve always been slightly tentative about the savory pie-shaped treat–but today’s experience at Cammareri (1 South Elliott Place at Dekalb Avenue) was a far cry from our sad summer experience
Events
0 Summer Literary Festival Lands In Fort Greene Park On August 23
Our area’s rich literary history will continue at 2pm on Saturday, August 23 with the 2014 Fort Greene Park Summer Literary Festival, to be held at the Prison Ship Martyr’s Monument. This year’s lineup includes Master of Ceremonies (and Rolling Stone and Brooklyn Vegan writer-cum-WFMU DJ) Gaylord Fields as well as writers Sapphire (Push),  Danny Simmons, Jr. (I
Photos
0 Photo Finish: Things Are Looking Up
Some of Clinton Hill’s loveliest, snapped by Francisco Daum. 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.
Housing
0 Brooklyn Pols, Housing Groups & Developers Present Workshops For Easier Access To Affordable Housing
Earlier this afternoon, Brooklyn politicians and representatives of affordable housing groups, development companies, and Community Board 2 convened at Borough Hall to make an announcement low, middle, and moderate income Brooklyn families may find exciting: they’ll be offering five affordable housing workshops in the coming months to help demystify the often impenetrable process of successfully
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