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LOvely Park 1 block from our apartment

While in town for my son's college tour, we stayed at a friends' apartment on S. Oxford and Lafayette which is a block away from Fort Greene park Both of my sons had brought their... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
Baffo1
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Los Angeles, California
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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

While in town for my son's college tour, we stayed at a friends' apartment on S. Oxford and Lafayette which is a block away from Fort Greene park Both of my sons had brought their skateboards so we hit the park and the surrounding area everyday. There is a great farmer's market everyweek too.

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Thank Baffo1
Brooklyn
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Not a huge park and a nice break from the streets and traffic around. Not bad, not great, but a good place for children to run and kick a ball. Wouldn't bust a gut to go back there, but if in the vicinity and wanted sun or room for children to run, would revisit.

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Richmond, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I returned home for a visit after after 8 years. I cannot believe how much has changed. Although I know it is for the better the character of my neighborhood has changed. It will be interesting to see what is left of my old neighborhood in 10 years, if that much.

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Thank LIsler2673
Louisville, KY
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Many tourists never leave Manhattan but there are things to see in Brooklyn. Fort Greene has some beautiful old brownstones on tree lined streets that are not only peaceful but truly stunning. When you want to get away from the noise and congestion of Manhattan try Fort Greene in Brooklyn. When you go in the spring and summer make sure... More 

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Thank jgbtravels
New York City, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Tree lined street, interesting architecture. Good restaurants and farmers market on saturday morning along the park. Try the restaurant on DeKalb ave or any of the new ones that keep popping up in the area.

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Thank John G
Brooklyn, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I just moved to this area and took a long walk around on a sunny Saturday morning. Every Saturday on one side of Ft Greene Park is a fresh vegetable & fruits outdoor market. Fantastic! As well about 3-4 blocks from the park is the Brooklyn Flea Market. I was expecting something much larger. But good for a walk &... More 

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Thank Ana C
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a charming neighbourhood with some good options for food and drink. The flea market is very chilled and has a wide array of goods on sale and there is also a nice park popular in the morning with dog walkers. Recommended

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Thank Barry O
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

Fort Greene is perfect for a peaceful walk down tree-lined blocks filled with brownstones. Fort Greene Park is beautiful, but not intimidatingly large like Prospect or Central Park. Check out the multitude of fantastic food options.

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Thank Arby P
New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

Saw a show at the Polonsky Theater and wandered around Fort Greene after the show. I haven't spent much time in Brooklyn and found the area to be a delightful surprise. Lovely shops, restaurants and people out at night. Music can be heard as you wonder about. It was great, so we spent the next day exploring this area. Fort... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

We had a great walk through this park on a Sunday morning. The history of the park is fascinating. The surrounding brownstones are also fun to look at. A nice neighborhood walk. And, there is free wi fi in their small visitors center.

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