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Fort Greene–Clinton Hill

Saturday, Sept. 15, 2007

Massive mugging spree last week in Fort Greene

Fort Greene: Thugs targeted revelers returning home after a night of partying on Sept. 7, resulting in five separate muggings, including one that involved the guy who compiles The Brooklyn Paper’s police blotter! Plus all the other crime news from Fort Greene and Clinton Hill’s 88th Precinct. Comment.

Artist changing the face of nabe

Fort Greene: Malcolm Gammah is single-handedly updating the tired Fort Greene and Clinton Hill dining aesthetic with house paint and a futuristic take on the age-old art of portraiture. Comments (1).

‘Murder Ave’ now has killer food

Fort Greene: Myrtle Avenue is fast overtaking DeKalb Avenue as Fort Greene’s and Clinton Hill’s restaurant row. In little more than five weeks, a jaw-dropping (and saliva-inducing) five boites have opened their doors on the avenue once better known for its crime stats than its mascarpone blush sauce. Comments (3).

Live from the top of Brooklyn

Greene Acres: Our columnist solves the mystery of the tall radio tower atop Brooklyn Tech HS. Comments (1).

Hey, Tillary, enjoy your new drop-in center

Fort Greene: A homeless center that has caused Boerum Hill brownstoners to complain of stoop-side drug-use and public defecation has moved seven blocks away to a new, upgraded facility on Tillary Street — right across the street from a police stationhouse. Comments (1).

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