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Fort Greene–Clinton Hill

Covering: Fort Greene, Clinton Hill, Crown Heights, Bedford-Stuyvesant

‘Hill’ street blues

Crime: Clinton Hill and Fort Greene residents are grappling with a surge in robberies this year, even as overall neighborhood crime has decreased. Comment

1 toke 2 many

Crime: It’s the same old story: A couple invites a man over for a threesome — and wakes up to find their new friend, and hundreds of dollars in electronics, are gone. Plus all the other crime news from Fort Greene and Clinton Hill’s 88th Precinct. Comment

’Candy’ store

’Candy’ store

Art: When Rae McGrath moved to Bedford-Stuyvesant three years ago, he wasn’t sure that the area was ready for his vision. But thanks to plenty of hard work, McGrath’s baby, the Brooklynite Gallery, will open on Tuesday. And he thinks it’s not a moment too soon. Comments (2)

BID-ing on Fulton Street

Fort Greene and Clinton Hill will get a little brighter, a little cleaner, and a little safer this winter, say supporters of a Fulton Street business improvement district, which passed an early hurdle this week. Comments (1)

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