News & Reviews

There's a lot of great things going on along Fulton Street in Fort Greene and Clinton Hill. You can walk just a few blocks (or hop on one of the dozens of buses darting up and down the street) and find something truely different and wonderful. Here are a few tidbits the FAB Alliance has pulled together for you.

Small Business Services Commissioner Announces FAB is a Winner in the Neighborhood Challenge

Monday, December 16, 2013
Small Business Services Commissioner Robert W. Walsh announced the six winners of the Neighborhood Challenge during an awards breakfast held at the Roosevelt House in Manhattan on December 11, 2013...

FAB Talks Shop Small on TV

Monday, December 16, 2013
FAB Alliance was featured on BK Live Daily Show on Brooklyn Independant Media in a segment exploring the topic of shopping local this holiday season and how local businesses are dealing with the big...

Free WiFi Coming to Fulton Street

Tuesday, October 1, 2013
FAB is thrilled to partner with BAM to bring free wifi to the businesses, residents, visitors and shoppers along Fulton Street in Fort Greene and Clinton Hill. Mayor Bloomberg made the announcement on September 30, 2013 of the award to five organizations in NYC as winners of the "Wireless...

City of NY Parks and Recreation Clean Up Cuyler-Gore Park on Fulton Street

Wednesday, August 21, 2013
We invite you to get to know the parks and plazas near you on Fulton Street. Located on the corner of Fulton St. and Carlton you will find Cuyler-Gore Park, lined with shadded benches, a playground for kids and spray shower for hot days! On August 14, 2013 the NY City Parks Department spent time...

FAB Activities are Highlighted in the NY Times!

Monday, August 26, 2013
The NY Times section of  "If you're thinking of living in..."  featured Clinton Hill and highlighted the strong community spirit and the great restaurants...

Fulton Area Celebrated for "Creative Placemaking"

Wednesday, April 3, 2013
The Fulton St. area in Brooklyn is part one of "America’s Top 12 ArtPlaces" by Art Place, a collaboration of 13 leading national and regional foundations and eight federal agencies including the...

Feeding the community he lives in.

Wednesday, April 3, 2013
Cochinita, a Mexican restaurant at...

Still going strong.

Wednesday, April 3, 2013
Frank’s Cocktail Lounge at 660 Fulton Street...

What's in a name? Stages

Wednesday, April 3, 2013
Two year-old Stages Grooming Lounge, a hair care establishment at...

Cooking delicious food and supporting local artists

Sunday, January 20, 2013
Brooklyn Moon, a Southern and Caribbean eatery, located at ...

Ranked Most Livable Neighborhood in Brooklyn!

Thursday, September 27, 2012
<The L Magazine>Ranking the 13 Most Livable Neighborhoods in Brooklyn by The Editors In their September 26, 2012 issue, <The L Magazine> ranked the most livable neighborhoods in Brooklyn, and Fort Greene/Clinton Hill came out #1 — with Fulton Street...

Of these things we are certain

Thursday, June 28, 2012
Hair Theory, a hair salon at 66 Lafayette Avenue (between Fulton Street and South Portland Avenue), has a commitment to diversity and to excellent service, which makes it a perfect match for the Fort Greene community. The mission of the salon, to provide outstanding hair care to...

So many reasons to thank the Academy...

Thursday, June 28, 2012
Academy Restaurant, a diner at the corner of Lafayette and South Elliot, has been a staple of Fort Greene for almost 3 decades. In between taking delivery orders, manning the counter, serving one customer corned beef and cabbage for Saint Patrick’s Day, and explaining what Moussaka...

More than just flower arrangements at Stem

Monday, April 9, 2012
From Slovakia to Brooklyn, all roads - and an appreciation of agriculture, art and architecture - ultimately led Rado Bomba and his wife Delgis to South Oxford Street. It is this love of all things beautiful that inspired them to open Stem, a...

FAB Merchants featured on "That's So New York"

Sunday, February 5, 2012
FAB Alliance merchants include restaurants, cafes, retail stores, professional services, day care centers and more in one of the most diverse collections of businesses around. In this piece from THAT'S SO NEW YORK,...

DesigNYC Pairs with FAB Alliance

Tuesday, January 31, 2012
PUBLISHED ON BROWNSTONER.com January 31, 2012 4:00pm Today the NYC-based non-profit desigNYC announced 16 winners for its “Recharging Communities” projects, which pairs...

Martial Arts Master Instructs Children on Karate, Life

Thursday, December 29, 2011
from the NY Times/Local December 29, 2011, 12:55 pm By CHRISTINE STREICH, CUNY J-School ....Focus and self-control are just two of the principles that Mr. Lewis has spent...

Courtney Washington Designs on Fulton

Wednesday, November 16, 2011
The Courtney Washington Store has been a staple of Fulton Street for many years. Influenced by his West Indian heritage, Designer Courtney Washington’s collection of lifestyle clothing was conceived and created for the everyday...

Brooklyn Medical Plaza - Three Decades and Just Getting Started

Monday, September 26, 2011
The Brooklyn Plaza Medical Center, Inc. is a model community health facility, with a stated mission to “[improve] the physical, spiritual, psycho-social and psychological well-being of residents of North Central Brooklyn by providing the highest quality preventive comprehensive...

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