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Fort Greene–Clinton Hill

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

Editorial: Our editorial board is horrified by the condition of the Prison Ships Martyrs Memorial in Fort Greene Park. Comments (3)

Towns won’t debate foe — even in The Brooklyn Paper office!

Politics: Rep. Ed Towns is dodging Kevin Powell, refusing to share a stage with his upstart congressional opponent — and even turning down The Brooklyn Paper’s offer to host a debate on neutral territory, our DUMBO offices! Comments (6)

Reflect on Mirrors

Nightlife: There are no mirrors in Mirrors — yet. The Clinton Hill after-hours spot relies on its clientele for reflection. Comment

Ratner’s first tenants

Development: He thought it would be Atlantic Yards, but developer Bruce Ratner’s first residential building in Brooklyn will actually be this 34-story rental tower on DeKalb Avenue in Fort Greene. Comments (3)

They got his iPhone

Crime: Four scoundrels beat up a man on Vanderbilt Avenue for his iPhone on Aug. 13. Plus all the crime news from Fort Greene and Clinton Hill’s 88th Precinct. Comment

Workers of the co-op unite!

Shopping: Members of a fledgling food co-op in Fort Greene and Clinton Hill voted overwhelmingly last week to require that every member toil in their eventual communal store in order to earn the privilege of purchasing farm-fresh produce and organic goodies at a discount. Comments (2)
Here’s something to do next weekend: Visit the 100th annual memorial at Fort Greene’s prison ships memorial. Comment

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