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Spring Cleaning: Graffiti Removal

Wednesday, April 25, 2012
Another project of the FAB Alliance is graffiti removal in the BID district along Fulton Street. Unfortunately, it's a project that is never "done" but one that workers stay on top of thoughout the year. In April, a major round of spring cleaning was done with graffiti removed from hundreds of...

Concerts for Kids, Arts & Crafts Activities and Live Music at 3 stages on Fulton

Wednesday, April 11, 2012
FAB FRIDAYS 2012, a monthly event in the outdoor public spaces and plazas of Fulton Street in Fort Greene and Clinton Hill, featuring free live concerts; games, arts & crafts and activities for kids; outdoor performances; and showcases for area cultural and arts organizations....

Improving the Environment of Fulton Street

Friday, February 3, 2012
FAB knows that a large part of attracting customers to the businesses of the district is maintaining an inviting appearance. FAB’s goals include keeping the streets and sidewalks clean and clear, keeping the buildings and street furniture graffiti-free, and maintaining and increasing green spaces....

Energizing Fulton Street - Bringing People Out

Saturday, January 28, 2012
FAB Fridays is a roving festival atmosphere designed to spotlight the diverse businesses in Fort Greene and Clinton Hill by attracting both residents and visitors to the area and generating positive impressions of all that is happening on Fulton Street. Dozens of businesses participate in this...

New Public Open Space on Fulton Street

Friday, February 3, 2012
Unique to the FAB Alliance Business Improvement District are the many triangle-shaped public spaces that are formed by Fulton Street’s diagonal path through the area. These spaces, generally underutilized, present tremendous opportunities. This past September, with the launch of Putnam Triangle...

The Holidays: Seasonal Flair to a Year-Round Mission

Monday, January 30, 2012
The holiday season at FAB kicked into high gear the day after Thanksgiving, with Small Business Saturday. FAB’s version of this national program was a joint production with neighboring BID, the Myrtle Avenue Brooklyn Partnership. It featured a free trolley rides along Fulton Street and Myrtle...

Methadone Clinic Agreement and Other Public Safety Initiatives

Saturday, February 4, 2012
FAB Alliance considers addressing public safety issues to be a major priority for the Business Improvement District (BID), and works diligently on a number of security initiatives with merchants, residents, community organizations, NYPD, the District Attorney’s office, elected officials, Community...

Help for FAB's Small Businesses

Thursday, December 1, 2011
FAB Alliance works directly with city agencies created to help small businesses, including NYC Business Solutions — a set of free services offered by the New York City Department of Small...

Small Business Saturday on Thanksgiving Weekend!

Thursday, November 17, 2011
FREE TROLLEY - 10am-6pm SANTA RIDES THE TROLLEY - 11am-3pm (MAP OF TROLLEY STOPS) The Fulton Area Business (FAB) Alliance is proud to...

Celebrating the NEW Putnam Triangle Plaza

Tuesday, September 27, 2011
Today, let's let the words and work of this neighborhood filmmaker do the talking with her video and thoughts: "On Sunday 9/25 I happened upon the Putnam Triangle block party to celebrate the new plaza they built there. I immediately knew this was on one...

Block Party to Celebrate NEW Putnam Triangle Plaza

Thursday, September 15, 2011
Join the FAB Alliance and its neighborhood partners as they celebrate the launch of the public open space at the new PUTNAM TRIANGLE PLAZA.BLOCK PARTY SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 25 , 2011 12:00 NOON - 8:00PM Fulton Street and Grand Avenue...

Putnam Triangle Plaza-Coming September, 2011

Wednesday, August 3, 2011
An initiative to transform this vast area of concrete into a new community open space, the Putnam Triangle Plaza in Clinton Hill has the support of community leaders, the surrounding businesses, residents, institutions, elected officials and received unanimous votes of support by...

A very busy month: Putnam Triangle Plaza approved and much more!

Wednesday, July 6, 2011
The month of June was very busy one for Fulton Street and the FAB Alliance.Here's an update: After a heavily promoted and well-attended public workshop where 90% of the attendees actively participated in break-out sessions to talk about what they would like to see in their...

Live Music Welcomes First Day of Summer.

Wednesday, June 15, 2011
Come out to Fulton Street on JUNE 21, 2011 and take in Make Music NY, the world-wide celebration with over 1000 concerts in New York City alone. Five outdoor locations on Fulton in Fort Greene and Clinton Hill will be energized by music as the first...

Trees get T-L-C from F-A-B

Friday, June 10, 2011
On May 19, 2011, the FAB Alliance installed these green water bags on over 90 street trees in Clinton Hill and Fort Greene along Fulton Street, Lafayette, Greene and Putnam Avenues. Each bag holds 20 gallons of water, which seeps out slowly through small holes in the bottom (the method preferred by...

Creating a New Public Space at the Putnam Triangle!

Friday, May 6, 2011
Are you Interested in being part of creating a new public space in your community? Do you have programming ideas for a new plaza? Come participate in the planning and design of a pedestrian plaza at the...

Fulton Street is blooming!

Monday, April 18, 2011
Not only were 300 free trees given away at the Putnam Triangle on March 26, 2011, every person that adopted a tree received an envelope filled with special offers from the local businesses of Fulton Street...

Bike Racks, Bikes, Earth Day and Habana Outpost Re-Opens!

Monday, April 11, 2011
As Earth Day events and initiatives are celebrated, here are a few from the FAB Alliance and some businesses on Fulton Street in Fort Greene and Clinton Hill.TREE GIVEAWAY SUCCESS - AGAIN! 300 free trees given away on March 26, 2011 for people to plant in their front or back yards...

FAB Fridays Daytime Picks!

Friday, April 8, 2011
The early bird gets the free choucouttes to go with their latte! Here are some of the daytime activities planned for FAB FRIDAYS, APRIL 8, 2011. For the complete list, including info on the SALSA DANCE PARTY, go here STEM's "Meet the Artist"...

FAB FRIDAYS listings - April 8, 2011

Thursday, April 7, 2011
FAB FRIDAYS is coming, as always on the second Friday of the month along Fulton Street in Clinton Hill and Fort Greene. Check out the events and offers listed below happening throughout the day and into the night. Then pick three or four spots and stroll from one place to the next as you come out...

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