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Neighborhood transforming

A neighborhood in progress. once very seedy until a few years ago hipsters bought up properties and the neighborhood began to transform. Flee markets,restaurants and many new... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
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Brooklyn, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

A neighborhood in progress. once very seedy until a few years ago hipsters bought up properties and the neighborhood began to transform. Flee markets,restaurants and many new shops!Rent's are souring!!!! The Sun. Flee market is a treasure1

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Mount Victoria, New South Wales, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

This is a vibrant part of Brooklyn, feels like Manhattan and is only five minutes away on subway. Mixed community and friendly vibe.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Just across the Brooklyn Bridgwe from Manhattan lies the increasingly "upscale" Brooklyn neighbourhood of Fort Greene, and it's park. It is a lovely park with parking all around the perimeter of the place, and it is set on a hill from where you can see the "man made" peaks of Manhattan and the towers of the bridge. Why should you... More 

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Denver, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

Quiet little park with lots of tennis courts and ball diamonds for the locals, great views (the park is in part one big hill) a few tables, some sitting areas and a large monument to the prison ship martyrs as well as a small museum attended by a NYC Ranger. Worth a stop if in the area,

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Sydney, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

Crossed the Brooklyn Bridge and walked here, obviously the wrong way as we were constantly looking behind us ( for fear of our lives) the streets are filthy littered with rubbish and dog poo everywhere. Plenty other places to see in Brooklyn.

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Marbella, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

Growing up in Park Slope Brooklyn, the nearby tree lined streets and good high schools were of most importance. My parents were understanding - "you want to be dumb, forget it and save money and time"!Fort Greene & Brooklyn Tech HS were THE BEST!

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New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

Fort Green has some of the the city's most beautiful architecture. Take a lovely stroll through the blocks between Dekalb Ave and Lafayette Avenue. Start at the Masonic Temple and the ornate St Anne church at Clermont Ave & Lafayette Ave, then walk along Adelphi St, Carlton Ave and up to 6th Street - notice the old colonial type houses... More 

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Rhode Island
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

Fort Greene has a wonderful park next to the Hospital. Great for a stroll with or without your dog. Before 9 am, you can let your dog off leash. There are tennis courts in the park that are free to use and the courts are in real good shape. The park is nicely maintained as well. The park also is... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

Walking the bucolic streets for Fort Greene is to experience the best of what Brooklyn offers. The restaurants and little shops only add to the distinct flavor of the area. A wonderful place to visit or to live.

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Augusta, Georgia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

Id been in Fort Greene when I lived in Brooklyn as it is adjacent to Downtown Brooklyn and Bedford Stuyvesant amongst other notable areas. The housing stock here is very impressive looking with Brownstones and Brick Rowhouses but I often get confused as to where this neighborhood starts and stops with all the current gentrification going on. Its rents are... More 

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