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Tres cool

A neighborhood with attitude. Lives up to its cool reputation! Busy, funky, full of culture and... read more

Reviewed 13 September 2017
Aria E
,
Columbus, Ohio
Great place for good eats

This is a trendy Brooklyn town. Great brownstones, parks, and good eats up and down Dekalb Ave... read more

Reviewed 6 September 2017
singingbee27
,
Brooklyn, New York
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good37%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“dekalb ave” (3 reviews)
“flea market” (4 reviews)
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Brooklyn, NY
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Reviewed 13 September 2017

A neighborhood with attitude. Lives up to its cool reputation! Busy, funky, full of culture and self-consciously cool people.

Thank Aria E
Reviewed 6 September 2017

This is a trendy Brooklyn town. Great brownstones, parks, and good eats up and down Dekalb Ave that spills out into Fulton Mall (Junior's)

Thank singingbee27
Reviewed 15 July 2017

What a difference time makes. When I was young, I could not walk safely in Fort Greene. Now there is cutlural diversity, with young sheek people walking their dogs, fancy places to eat, a great park... All I can say is Wow.

Thank Robert G
Reviewed 24 June 2017

Fort Green is, as we can imagine, an American Revolutionary War fort which was built in 1776 under the supervision of General Nathanael Greene of Rhode Island. This General Greene worked together with General George Washington during the Battle of Long Island in 1776. Fort...More

Thank Stephan G
Reviewed 30 May 2017

Pleasant to spend some time walking there. It is hilly so good views of surrounding buildings, though Manhattan largely hidden by trees. Small museum in the centre.

Thank Terence M
Reviewed 12 April 2017

We enjoyed walking around the neighborhood. We always felt safe and enjoyed several restaurants in the area.

Thank tigergirluscmom
Reviewed 26 February 2017

Great little park, beautiful trees, very dog-friendly; pick-up games, tennis courts, monuments, farmers' market, and lots of amazing restaurants!

Thank kkeldan
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Fort Greene is a classic Brooklyn neighborhood with tree-and-brownstone-lined blocks and home of the Brooklyn Academy of Music and locally-owned restaurants and shops. However, in recent years it has become overdeveloped and an influx of new, former Manhattan residents has made Fort Greene one of...More

1  Thank travelgalBrooklyn
Reviewed 9 November 2016

Lots of choices of restaurants and bars and a very pleasant neighbourhood to stroll. Fort Greene Park is a beautiful small park too.

Thank Riddoch88
Reviewed 25 October 2016

I stayed in Fort Greene on my last trip to NYC and I loved it! It's not too hipstery like other areas of Brooklyn and has some great little coffee places and shops including a great bookstore. The park is lovely too and best of...More

Thank Lisa M
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