Fort Greene Council

The Fort Greene Council, Inc. is a not-for-profit organization with 501c3 status, established in 1973 as a community based organization. The headquarters is located at 966 Fulton Street in Central Brooklyn’s Community District #2, Department of Education – Region #8. For 35 years, the Council has served Central Brooklyn’s elderly and youth, currently overseeing over 15 senior citizen centers, and two day care centers. It also delivers nearly 800 meals per day to the homebound. The Council has the largest number of sites among African-American funded agencies by the NYC Department for the Aging.

Fort Greene Highlights

Local Haunts

Among the many Halloween celebrations around the borough, Brooklyn Halloween held its Ultra Big Monster Tag Team Mashup match on Waverly  Avenue last night. For anyone who might have missed the action, check out the video above to see how Ultraman and the American Eagle fared against Team Slaughter. But you’ll have to watch part two to find out who ends up victorious in this epic smackdown.

Great Restaurants

And what can be healthier than a salad? Plenty of tasty vegetables, all coming together in perfect harmony to give your body a break from some of the bad (but oh-so good-tasting) stuff you might consume otherwise.

Local Stories

Brooklyn hipsters are dumpster-diving for food, parents have mixed reactions about plans for a new charter school, Greenlight Bookstore is hosting a drink tasting for a new book at bitters and the American Opera Projects is opening a play in London.

Fun places

Stretching from Vanderbilt to Grand Avenues, and Willoughby to Fulton. Clinton Hill is one of New York’s premier landmark neighborhoods, featuring a diversity of architectural styles and beautiful churches.