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Fort Greene

Brooklyn, NY
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Lovely Neighborhood!

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

Reviewed 13 April 2017
Irmo, South Carolina
People and dogs love it!

Great little park, beautiful trees, very dog-friendly; pick-up games, tennis courts, monuments... read more

Reviewed 27 February 2017
Baltimore, Maryland
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Reviewed 13 April 2017

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

Thank tigergirluscmom
Reviewed 27 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

Thank travelgalBrooklyn
Reviewed 10 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
Reviewed 25 October 2016

A great neighborhood for restaurants, bars, and culture. BAM is a special highlight, with film, theater, and music.

Thank Ohheyman
Reviewed 24 August 2016

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...More

1  Thank Baffo1
Reviewed 23 August 2016

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...More

Thank philipd696
Reviewed 23 August 2016

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...More

Thank LIsler2673
Reviewed 17 August 2016 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...More

Thank jgbtravels
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