April 29, 2009 by Sarojini Seupersad
I think it’s officially called something regal like, ‘The Fort Greene Park Conservancy,’ but any way you slice it, it’s a large greene space in the heart of Downtown Brooklyn. Jogging trails, volunteerships, weekend farmers markets and lots of trees and green grass – just waiting for you to sit on, break out your acoustic and compose a little ditty; “Ode to Fort Greene.’
Plus, there are tons of small, independent places around to shop and eat. Let’s say “shoppe” to set the mood. You’re also close to Fulton St and Flatbush Ave, so why not go to Junior’s and have some cheesecake?
I take the B38, but there’s a bunch of subway stops in the neighborhood, too. Go! Now!
Their website is not up-to-date (I checked ‘calander of events’ and the most recent is Oct 2008) but here ya go anyway: