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Energizing Fulton Street - Our 2013 Events

Sunday, December 15, 2013
FAB Alliance created a diverse line-up of free events for the FAB Alliance Fulton Street area in 2013. Working in close collaboration with community partners, FAB Alliance created activities that got the community moving and shaking with a series of dance and exercise classes, engaged the minds...

The Reconstruction of Fowler Square

Monday, April 24, 2017
Fulton Street and Lafayette Avenue, Fort Greene, BrooklynThe reconstruction of Fowler Square is underway. The project in the public area where Fulton Street and Lafayette Avenue meet in Brooklyn's neighborhood of Fort Greene will yield a beautiful new plaza with:Additional TreesEnhanced...

Marathon Sunday!

Thursday, October 31, 2013
Come join in the fun! This Sunday, November 3rd, New York City Marathon runners will begin passing Fulton and Lafayette starting around 9:00am. The route continues up...

Fowler Square Redesign Workshop Scheduled for October 19, 2013

Friday, October 4, 2013
UPDATED:  PRESENTATION SLIDES FROM OCTOBER 19, 2013 EVENT AVAILABLE FOR VIEWING. FAB Alliance is proud to co-sponsor the 2nd Public Workshop for the FOWLER SQUARE REDESIGN. Based on community input from the...

Places to Visit: Putnam Triangle

Thursday, May 9, 2013
At the cross-roads of Clinton Hill, Bed-Stuy, Prospect Heights and Crown Heights the Putnam Triangle Plaza is convenient to get to and has a wide variety of places to check out once you are there. Click on the graphic below for a PDF with listings, locations and descriptions of...

"Fulton Street Vision Plan" Available Online

Wednesday, January 23, 2013
Three architecture firms have been working with input provided directly by the community, including during the public workshop held in June 2012 where over 100 people explored the design and usage of public spaces; relationships between pedestrians, cars, and bikes; opportunities for vacant lots...

Restaurants, Bars, Shops and 11 Subway Lines Within Walking Distance of Barclays Center Arena

Thursday, September 27, 2012
The bars, restaurants and shops of Fulton Street in Fort Greene and Clinton Hill are a short walk from the new Barclays Center Arena. When planning your trip to the Arena, you may want to get a bite to eat or something to drink at one of the many spots on Fulton Street (and Lafayette, Greene and...

Free Help for Merchants and Property Owners

Wednesday, July 25, 2012
Don't miss this opportunity for small business owners (existing or thinking about opening one?), and property owners to meet directly with agency experts and get answers to your questions first-hand. This forum is free. And so are many of the services NY State offers for small businesses from tax...

Fulton Street Visioning Project Launched!

Wednesday, July 25, 2012
FAB is proud to have been one of 12 organizations throughout New York City awarded pro-bono resources in 2012 by DesignNYC, whose mission is to improve the lives of New Yorkers through the power of design by connecting designers with nonprofits. This Community...

New Plaza at Fulton & Lafayette

Tuesday, July 24, 2012
FAB is a proud partner of the New York City Department of Transportation (DOT) in transforming under-utilized spaces into public, open green spaces for use by the entire community. In September 2011 the DOT, after receiving significant community input, installed a pedestrian plaza at the Putnam...

FAB Fridays- Much to do on Fulton Street

Sunday, July 22, 2012
What do a Soul Train line, an ice cream social, sidewalk chalk and live outdoor concerts have in common? They are all part of the second season of FAB Fridays, a monthly event in the outdoor public spaces and pedestrian plazas of Fulton...

District Attorney Hynes comes to Fulton Street

Saturday, July 21, 2012
Kings County District Attorney Charles J. Hynes visited a local Clinton Hill restaurant to host one of his “Cup of Joe” meetings with FAB merchants and residents. The purpose of the meeting, arranged with FAB’s cooperation, was to discuss local public safety concerns and community programs. The DA...

Retail Market Study - Fulton Area

Monday, May 21, 2012
Report courtesy New York City Department of Small Business Services (SBS), prepared for the Fulton Area Business (FAB) Alliance by JGSC Group. Data based on results of 2010 census. Report presents information collected...

Teaming up with BAM for FAB Fridays on May 11

Sunday, May 6, 2012
10:00-11:00amFREE CONCERT FOR KIDS featuring BOBALOO - Stories and Songs with Bob (Bobaloo) Basey  at the Putnam Triangle Plaza, Fulton/Grand 3:00-6:00PMFREE KID’S ARTS, CRAFTS, ACTIVITIES and GAMES Including for this special FAB Fridays: MANCALA > Putnam Triangle Plaza, Fulton/...

New Plaza - Work to Begin

Friday, April 27, 2012
After receiving overwhelming support from the Community Board, in partnership with the Fulton Area Business (FAB) Alliance, the New York City Department of Transportation (DOT) will be creating a new pedestrian-only public plaza at Fowler Square in Fort Greene at the intersection of Fulton Street...

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...

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