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  • nature | Clinton Hill Blog | Page 2
    and Lafayette Ave There s a few benches in there and I d love to sit and read there What s the deal with this park Who owns it Why isn t it open Thanks Amelia The park officially called BAM park has been a point of contention at least as far back as 2004 according to this Brooklyn Paper article I ve never once seen it open have you It would be nice to have a green space to sit and wait in while waiting for one of the busses that stops on the north side of the park It would also be nice for a wedding This entry was posted in fort greene intriguing mysterious nature on August 12 2009 by lesterhead Rain Good for Hydrangeas 2 Replies The weather finally seems to have cleared up now that July is here and this past weekend was the perfect opportunity to walk around the neighborhood As I was marveling at all of the breathtaking hydrangeas around town a neighbor told me that all the rain was extremely beneficial for the flowering bushes At least something good came out of June s rain A house on DeKalb just west of Mike s Coffee Shop has the most breathtaking blue hydrangeas These next shots were taken on Lafayette at Washington right near the G stop My favorite selection of hydrangeas thus far this house offers a rainbow of colors ranging from deep pink to almost white surrounding the house This entry was posted in nature observations on July 9 2009 by lesterhead Free Yoga in Fort Greene Park Summer Tuesdays 9 Replies CHB reader Lindsay Sage emailed to tell me she is offering FREE yoga classes in Fort Greene Park every Tuesday this summer from 7 8pm I m a big fan of yoga and I m excited for the opportunity to practice outdoors for free Here are the details Free Outdoor Yoga in Fort Greene Park outside near the Prison Ship Martyr s Monument Weather Permitting Tuesdays this summer 7 8PM Bring Mat Beginners Welcome This entry was posted in deals fort greene nature on June 16 2009 by lesterhead Earth Day with PACC Leave a reply Another celebration of Earth Day this coming weekend Pratt Area Community Council is planning a great Earth Day event scheduled for April 18 Get your hands dirty and help plant a garden Plus if it means a chance to take a peek inside the amazing Gibb Mansion it ll be worth it PACC will also be offering coffee and breakfast from the popular Desserts by Michael Allen which seems to be bumping every time I walk past This entry was posted in green living nature pacc volunteer on April 14 2009 by lesterhead Greene Grape Environmental Events Leave a reply The below details both kid and grown up friendly Earth Day events at Greene Grape and Provisions in Fort Greene It s all happening within steps of Habana Outpost s season opener as

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  • WA-GREENE Block Association Street Fair | Clinton Hill Blog
    they decide to have a street fair on Washington between Greene Gates Go Figure LOL Log in to Reply Reb October 16 2010 at 9 26 pm Hey I stopped by today at 2 30 and there was no sign whatsoever of any block party between Gates and Greene on Wash Is the date right Thanks Log in to Reply Brian Merlis October 18 2010 at 9 10 pm I could use Clinton Hill or Wallabout photos from the 1970s and earlier to round out my upcoming book Hope to hear from you out there Best Wishes Brian 516 808 1214 Log in to Reply Brian Merlis November 13 2010 at 2 26 pm Procceding Thanks so much for all the GREAT PHOTOS waiting for a couple more images and my introduction to be written Book soon Brian Log in to Reply Brian Merlis December 25 2010 at 10 31 am JUST RECEIVED THE ADVANCED COPY OF BROOKLYN S HISTORIC CLINTON HILL AND WALLABOUT All I can say is that the book looks great and should become the talk of the town in a few weeks I m hoping it will be available at Greenlight but in the meantime Merry Christmas Happy New Year 2011 to all Log in to Reply Brian Merlis January 26 2011 at 3 20 pm BOOK EVENT SIGNING Brooklyn s Historic Clinton Hill and Wallabout Saturday February 5 2011 Green in Brooklyn 432 Myrtle Avenue 2 00PM 5 00PM Come One Come All Log in to Reply Leave a Reply Cancel reply You must be logged in to post a comment Search for Recent Posts A Fresh Look Comments Closed What s New Clinton Hill Lost Cat on St James Place Free Trees Recent Comments B E on Call to Prayer Too Loud Maggie Tobin

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  • Move About Myrtle Returns! | Clinton Hill Blog
    at 3 40 am Yay i love it when i get my daughters nails done for free and face painted Log in to Reply Leave a Reply Cancel reply You must be logged in to post a comment Search for Recent Posts A Fresh Look Comments Closed What s New Clinton Hill Lost Cat on St James Place Free Trees Recent Comments B E on Call to Prayer Too Loud Maggie Tobin on Call to Prayer Too Loud charlie on What s New Clinton Hill How Cheesy Is This The Life and Times of the Anxious Freelancer on Lunchtime With Tillie Anima Round 2 Weird Things that I Do Killing Superwoman on Pleasant Stay Hotel Archives April 2013 May 2012 April 2011 January 2011 October 2010 September 2010 August 2010 July 2010 June 2010 May 2010 April 2010 March 2010 February 2010 January 2010 December 2009 November 2009 October 2009 September 2009 August 2009 July 2009 June 2009 May 2009 April 2009 March 2009 February 2009 January 2009 December 2008 November 2008 October 2008 September 2008 August 2008 July 2008 June 2008 May 2008 April 2008 March 2008 February 2008 January 2008 December 2007 November 2007 October 2007 September 2007

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  • REMINDER: CHB at Greenlight Tonight! | Clinton Hill Blog
    Reply Leave a Reply Cancel reply You must be logged in to post a comment Search for Recent Posts A Fresh Look Comments Closed What s New Clinton Hill Lost Cat on St James Place Free Trees Recent Comments B E on Call to Prayer Too Loud Maggie Tobin on Call to Prayer Too Loud charlie on What s New Clinton Hill How Cheesy Is This The Life and Times of the Anxious Freelancer on Lunchtime With Tillie Anima Round 2 Weird Things that I Do Killing Superwoman on Pleasant Stay Hotel Archives April 2013 May 2012 April 2011 January 2011 October 2010 September 2010 August 2010 July 2010 June 2010 May 2010 April 2010 March 2010 February 2010 January 2010 December 2009 November 2009 October 2009 September 2009 August 2009 July 2009 June 2009 May 2009 April 2009 March 2009 February 2009 January 2009 December 2008 November 2008 October 2008 September 2008 August 2008 July 2008 June 2008 May 2008 April 2008 March 2008 February 2008 January 2008 December 2007 November 2007 October 2007 September 2007 August 2007 July 2007 June 2007 May 2007 April 2007 March 2007 February 2007 January 2007 December 2006 November 2006 October 2006 September

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  • FABfest Schedule for June 27 | Clinton Hill Blog
    PARTY and lessons for everyone Courtesy Brooklyn Salsa Party 2 00 6 00 MICHAEL JACKSON On the anniversary of his passing Brooklyn remembers the life and legacy of the King of Pop Michael Jackson with an all day music tribute and community dance party featuring DJ REBORN 5 00 THRILLER PLUS these activities up and down Fulton Street South Elliott Edible mandala workshop A Loving Tribute To Fort Greene Park Hosted by smARTS and the Fort Greene Park Conservancy Free Balloons courtesy Prudential Douglass Elliman South Portland Literary Trivia Contest Streetside Mad Libs Literary Magazine Giveaways 5 00pm Literary magazine celebration with A Public Space Armchair Shotgun BOMB and Electric Literature Courtesy Greenlight Bookstore Habana Outpost s 5th Annual Ladybug Release Learn about Ladybugs and how important they are for our environment and then examine live ladybugs up close before releasing them in the garden Mini golf Chess Tables prepare to loose plus live sounds of the Steel Drums Courtesy Brooklyn Moon Restaurant South Oxford Everybody Paint Grab a brush and go but not in your nice clothes Courtesy of Benjamin Moore Go Greene Hardware GAMES Including the Ring Toss Hula Hoops Bean Bag Toss Milk Bottle Bowling and more Courtesy the Fort Greene Park Conservancy Join your neighbors at FABfest Sundays in JUNE FABfest is part of the NYC DOT Weekend Walks program FABfest is presented by the FAB Alliance the new Business Improvement District in Clinton Hill and Fort Greene that is working with property owners merchants residents and stakeholders to retain current businesses and make Fulton Street a destination for people work shop dine and play To find out more visit faballiance org or at facebook com FABfulton Log in to Reply Leave a Reply Cancel reply You must be logged in to post a comment Search

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  • CHB at Greenlight Bookstore | Clinton Hill Blog
    events fort greene fulton on June 24 2010 by lesterhead Post navigation Summer Events at Fort Greene Park Friday Photo Fort Greene History Edition Leave a Reply Cancel reply You must be logged in to post a comment Search for Recent Posts A Fresh Look Comments Closed What s New Clinton Hill Lost Cat on St James Place Free Trees Recent Comments B E on Call to Prayer Too Loud Maggie Tobin on Call to Prayer Too Loud charlie on What s New Clinton Hill How Cheesy Is This The Life and Times of the Anxious Freelancer on Lunchtime With Tillie Anima Round 2 Weird Things that I Do Killing Superwoman on Pleasant Stay Hotel Archives April 2013 May 2012 April 2011 January 2011 October 2010 September 2010 August 2010 July 2010 June 2010 May 2010 April 2010 March 2010 February 2010 January 2010 December 2009 November 2009 October 2009 September 2009 August 2009 July 2009 June 2009 May 2009 April 2009 March 2009 February 2009 January 2009 December 2008 November 2008 October 2008 September 2008 August 2008 July 2008 June 2008 May 2008 April 2008 March 2008 February 2008 January 2008 December 2007 November 2007 October 2007 September 2007

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  • events | Clinton Hill Blog | Page 2
    and tell us why you want to attend The best entry will be posted on CHB and the winner will enjoy a free evening of food and drinks email your entry to clintonhillblog at gmail dot com This entry was posted in deals dining events on June 20 2010 by lesterhead FABfest Schedule for June 20 1 Reply FABfest Sunday June 20 12noon 6pm Salsa Dance Party Dance Lessons Performances on the mainstage presented by Greenlight Bookstore all with a focus on local artists and organizations including Performance poetry by URBAN WORD Stand up comedy from the STEAM BOAT series Readings by authors such as VICTOR LaVALLE TOURE NELSON GEORGE and more Environmental demos and activities presented by Habana Outpost Walking tour of historic Fort Greene with Adrienne Onofri author of WALKING BROOKLYN 3rd of 3 different tours during FABfest SONYA Collaborative Action Mural with Ellie Balk participatory painting allowing residents to make their mark on a collective community image Crafts activities and giveaways for kids all day Streetside Mad Libs game for all ages 3 on 3 Soccer Games for Kids hosted by Ft Greene Soccer This entry was posted in arts events FAB fulton kids on June 18 2010 by lesterhead Third Annual SummerFest at the Urban Academy of Arts and Letters Leave a reply The Urban Assembly Academy of Arts Letters a third year public middle school in Fort Greene invites families and community members to attend its 3nd Annual SummerFest on Saturday June 19th from 12 00 to 3 00pm at 225 Adelphi Street Brooklyn NY Free and open to the public SummerFest invites all to this outdoor festival to celebrate students summer and community Area families businesses and organizations will have the chance to celebrate the season and learn more about Arts Letters efforts to provide high quality public middle school choice for Brooklyn families SummerFest will include an exhibition of student artwork student performances face painting and games for all ages In addition a diverse array of area restaurants will be featured in the Taste of Fort Greene Clinton Hill Food Fest including Bacchus Brooklyn Ice Cream Factory Choice Restaurant Graziella s General Greene Restaurant Habana Outpost La Villa Pizzeria Restaurant Mega Bites Olea Mediterranean Taverna Ruthie s Restaurant of Brooklyn Steve s Authentic Key Lime Pie Sugarcane and other area favorites Representing an array of ethnic cuisines participants will feature child friendly selections and unique hors d oeuvres to tempt palates The Brooklyn Steppers will provide a toe tapping performance that is sure to get the crowd moving Raffle items will include a Family Admission to the High School Short List Workshop designed for Brooklyn parents and students to help them identify a short list of good fit public high schools to tour in the fall Continue reading This entry was posted in events on June 17 2010 by lesterhead FABfest Schedule for June 13 Leave a reply An awesome foodie based lineup this wknd at FABfest My personal picks the mozzarella and jam making sessions Cooking demos food tastings moonshine sipping and a chilled organic soup pureed making with the aid of a human powered bike blender are all part of the line up for second weekend of FAB fest a month long three block s treet festival EVERY SUNDAY IN JUNE on Fulton Street between Lafayette Avenue and South Oxford Street in Fort Greene Brooklyn A schedule of demos and tastings is below Also at FAB fest on Sunday June 13 from 12noon 6pm 12noon 1 30pm Salsa Dance Party Dance Lessons featuring Brooklyn Salsa Party everyone is welcome to join in 1 30 2 00 Live Gospel Concert featuring the Lafayette Inspirational Ensemble performing as they make their way down Fulton Street to the stage 2 00 6 00 Toasters Delight a Reggae Party featuring DJs Geko Jones and Matt Shadetek of Dutty Artz Jahdan Blakkamore Cool Places Soundsystem Gael Dubourg DJ Gravy and special guests Toasters Delight celebrates the June 15 th BAMcinemaFEST screening of the Brooklyn indie film Wah Do Dem http www duttyartz com 2010 wah do dem bam block party Visit BAM org for screening info Plus games crafts balloons and activities and 3 on 3 soccer on the street all afternoon Schedule for A Taste of Fulton at FAB fest 2010 12 noon Louisa Shafia author of LUCID FOODS shows how vegetarian food is both delicious and healthy creating a chilled cucumber soup from organic produce from Fulton Street s MetFoods 985 Fulton St James with the aid of the Bike Blender from Habana Outpost 757 Fulton S Portland and powered by spectators at FABfest Mozzarella making at Greene Grape Provisions 753 Fulton S Portland 1 00 Buka 946 Fulton Cambridge Place Nigerian restaurant 2 00 Jam making by Anarchy in a Jar available at Greene Grape Provisions 3 00 Chef Michael Allen of Desserts by Michael Allen 1015 Fulton Grand shares his secrets on sugar and decorating an elaborate cake a demo you don t want to miss Max Watman the author of Chasing the White Dog will be in conversation with Gable Erenzo son of the founder of Tuthilltown Distillery the first legal distillery in NY since Prohibition at Greenlight Greenlight Bookstore 686 Fulton S Portland Tasting to follow at 4 00 at The Greene Grape 4 00 Pickling by Rick s Picks also available at Provisions Comparative tasting of white whiskies at The Greene Grape 765 Fulton S Portland 5 00 Deniz 662 Fulton S Elliott Turkish cuisine PLUS In front of Bati Restaurant 747 Fulton S Portland samples and an introduction on Ethiopian food and Smoke Joint 87 S Elliott Place Fulton will be offering samples of house made grilled sausages For updates on the list of activities and schedules visit faballiance org or facebook at fab fulton About The FAB Alliance The Fulton Area Business FAB Alliance is a newly formed Business Improvement District working on behalf of property owners merchants residents and stakeholders along Fulton Street in Fort Greene

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