0 Have A Happy Thanksgiving Weekend!

Good morning and Happy Thanksgiving, Fort Greene, Clinton Hill, and Wallabout! We hear at Fort Greene Focus would like to thank all of our readers and our advertisers – without your support your favorite daily neighborhood news source would not…

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Sale Finalized For Planned Affordable Housing Project At 911-917 Atlantic Avenue

We’ve known for some time now that the sale of the Brooklyn Heights Library will lead directly to a couple of affordable housing projects at 1041-1047 Fulton Street (between Downing and Irving Streets) and 911-917 Atlantic Avenue (between St. James Place and Grand Avenue), but now it’s official — Hudson Companies has finalized the purchase…


Last-Minute Thanksgiving: Where To Buy A Turkey

It’s the last weekend before Thanksgiving Thursday and pre-orders for turkeys are well underway. If you’re still looking for the perfect bird for your family meal, we’ve rounded up some last minute options. And if you’re looking for Thanksgiving pies, we have those, too! You can visit our list here. DIPAOLA TURKEY FARM Where: Fort Greene Park…


Clinton Hill Man Convicted In Killing Of Beloved Local Homeless Man, Gilbert Kelley

“With the conviction of his killer and the long prison sentence that he faces, justice was done. May Mr. Kelley rest in peace.” Those were the words of Brooklyn District Attorney Kenneth Thompson after the conviction of Victorious Kingsberry, 20, a Clinton Hill man who fatally shot Kelley, often referred to as Grand Avenue’s “protector,”…


Subway Service Update: Weekday And Weekend Disruptions Affect Few Lines

Below you’ll find Fort Greene and Clinton Hill subway changes this week on the 2, 3, 4, 5, A, B, C, D, G, N, Q, and R lines in Brooklyn, plus the Franklin Avenue shuttle. Keep scrolling down for train information for the Thanksgiving weekend. B Line B trains bound for Brighton Beach run local…