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I would be happy to live here!

My wife and I spent a week in Fort Greene, dog-sitting for our son and wife while they traveled in... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Middlebury, Vermont
A Gem of a Neighborhood

Descriptors: walkable, coffee shops, delis, cafes, restaurants, public transportation, schools... read more

Reviewed 30 July 2018
Marcia S
Cathedral City, California, United States
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I spent a week in Fort Greene, dog-sitting for our son and wife while they traveled in India over the holidays. As my title says, I would be happy to live here. A real walkable neighborhood filled with activity and diversity and...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 30 July 2018

Descriptors: walkable, coffee shops, delis, cafes, restaurants, public transportation, schools, brown stones, somewhat funky, diverse, friendly and the list could be longer.... We spent a week at a great B&B Studio apartment located in a brown stone. The streets were tree lined, so walkable, neighbors...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Marcia S
Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

We are a family with teenagers originally from Queens, but living elsewhere. Back in NY to visit. What an amazing and beautiful neighbourhood. The residents are so friendly with plenty of places to eat and walk around. Near a few subway lines (about 25 mins...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Will103
Reviewed 17 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

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank Grumo
Reviewed 14 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.

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank Peter F
Reviewed 20 November 2017

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

Date of experience: November 2017
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.

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank Aria E
Reviewed 7 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)

Date of experience: August 2017
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.

Date of experience: July 2017
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

Date of experience: March 2017
1  Thank Stephan G
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