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.
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).
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).