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.

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...

Greenlight Bookstore is Making Retail History on Fulton

Friday, August 12, 2011
A Bookstore Booms in Brooklyn From Patch.com September 12, 2011 Author:  Jonathan Mandell "At a time when huge bookstore chains are shuttering, when independently run stores of all...

Clinton Hill Spot to Chill Out

Tuesday, March 15, 2011
According to the NY Times:  Hanson Dry is... "Warm and inviting, Hanson Dry is an unassuming first-date spot." And the "hip co-op clothing market" they mention is Grady's Collective next door at 923 Fulton (between Clinton and Waverly)....

African Food in Brooklyn - Three FAB Restaurants in Daily News

Sunday, February 20, 2011
Great article in the New York Daily News about how Fort Greene/Clinton Hill is the place to get African food in Brooklyn, including profiles of pioneers and new entries (see map below). The article states:  "In the past decade, the culturally diverse Brooklyn neighborhoods of Fort Greene and...

FAB Businesses on Your Phone

Sunday, January 23, 2011
See this video about how the FAB Alliance has made it easy for people to find any of the great existing businesses on Fulton Street (and parts of Lafayette, Greene and Putnam Avenues). The video shows how you can search by...

Fort Greene Patch on Fulton Openings

Monday, January 17, 2011
This just in from the new online source, Fort Greene-Clinton Hill Patch.com....Hanson Dry Latest Addition to Changing Fulton A hip new bar is another sign that Fulton Street is quickly...

NY Times Reviews BUKA/NewYork

Tuesday, December 28, 2010
The NY Times Food Section "$25 and Under" column weighs in on Fulton Street's BUKA / NEW YORK with kudos for its Nigerian classics, including a "hearty goat stew ($9)", "ground ogbono pods", and "grilled...

Did somebody say "Cheese!"?

Wednesday, December 8, 2010
From THE LOCAL/ NYTimes.com December 7, 2010, 2:56 pmA Victory Garden Grows in Clinton Hill By DAISY OKAS, Community Contributor Tess Gill, an animal-lover who wanted to eat in line...

Best Buys in Fort Greene - NY Daily News

Wednesday, September 8, 2010
After exploring Fulton Street in Clinton Hill and writing an article back in July about the bargains and great places to eat, drink and shop, the NY Daily News strolled a couple of blocks and found even more to like about Fulton...

Diamante's Cigar Lounge - Old Traditions New Again

Thursday, August 12, 2010
Since 1868, the Diamante family has been found in Ft. Greene, with numerous Diamante ancestors owning businesses over the last century and a half. Inside Diamante’s Brooklyn Cigar Lounge, there are many photos of David’s family –...

NY Times Likes Der Schwarz Kolner

Friday, August 13, 2010
The NY Times Dining & Wine section ran a feature on the proliferation of beer gardens (gartens!) in the city and called out FAB's own Der Schwarz Kolner as one of the best for its great prices and "impressive" line up of 18 german beers on tap. (...

Buka Reviewed by Village Voice

Thursday, July 29, 2010
Located at 946 Fulton Street (...

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