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Neat neighborhood

I love walking up and down Fulton mainly - a great bookstore - some good shops - a dynamic crowd on... read more

Reviewed 16 March 2018
New York City, New York
Trendy neighbor hood

Back in the day this was not a good place. Now with gentrification it is a viable place to live and... read more

Reviewed 13 December 2017
Peter F
Staten Island, New York
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Reviewed 16 March 2018

I love walking up and down Fulton mainly - a great bookstore - some good shops - a dynamic crowd on Friday and Saturday nights. Lots of good pockets. Love walking in Fort Greene Park. Not sure I would go there as a destination, as...More

1  Thank Grumo
Reviewed 13 December 2017

Back in the day this was not a good place. Now with gentrification it is a viable place to live and visit. there are many cool shops, cafes and restaurants now.

1  Thank Peter F
Reviewed 19 November 2017

Concerts, library, grocery, great schools, parks and historical brownstones. Restaurants from around the world.

Thank Gail M
Reviewed 13 September 2017

A neighborhood with attitude. Lives up to its cool reputation! Busy, funky, full of culture and self-consciously cool people.

1  Thank Aria E
Reviewed 6 September 2017

This is a trendy Brooklyn town. Great brownstones, parks, and good eats up and down Dekalb Ave that spills out into Fulton Mall (Junior's)

1  Thank singingbee27
Reviewed 15 July 2017

What a difference time makes. When I was young, I could not walk safely in Fort Greene. Now there is cutlural diversity, with young sheek people walking their dogs, fancy places to eat, a great park... All I can say is Wow.

Thank Robert G
Reviewed 24 June 2017

Fort Green is, as we can imagine, an American Revolutionary War fort which was built in 1776 under the supervision of General Nathanael Greene of Rhode Island. This General Greene worked together with General George Washington during the Battle of Long Island in 1776. Fort...More

1  Thank Stephan G
Reviewed 30 May 2017

Pleasant to spend some time walking there. It is hilly so good views of surrounding buildings, though Manhattan largely hidden by trees. Small museum in the centre.

Thank Terence M
Reviewed 12 April 2017

We enjoyed walking around the neighborhood. We always felt safe and enjoyed several restaurants in the area.

1  Thank tigergirluscmom
Reviewed 26 February 2017

Great little park, beautiful trees, very dog-friendly; pick-up games, tennis courts, monuments, farmers' market, and lots of amazing restaurants!

Thank kkeldan
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