Local Affordable Housing Lotteries Open
Several new affordable housing lotteries are now open in and around Fort Greene, and are accepting applications for low-to-moderate income residents. Here’s our round-up of 3 housing lotteries for newly constructed housing in the neighborhood.
Black Artstory Month 2017
We are proud to present the 5th Annual Black Artstory Month, THE ALTAR: RITUALS OF HEALING IN THE AFRICAN DIASPORA, February 1-28. This month-long event series and Artwalk explores the vital role and traditions around healing, restoration, and realignment in African Diasporic communities. Events are admission free and take place every Friday evening in February. RSVP
Myrtle Avenue Plaza Sidewalk Pour
City crews recently began construction of the new sidewalk along the Myrtle Avenue Plaza, bringing the project one step closer to completion. Grand opening is slated for late spring 2017; stay tuned to www.myrtleavenue.org/plaza for updates.
Thank you for a record breaking Annual Appeal
We did it! We broke our record and raised over $12,000 in our crowdfunding campaign with your help. A big heartfelt thank you to our 80+ donors and to our largest community supermarket, Key Food.
What’s new in 2017
New restaurants, nail salons and more. In total, 11 new businesses are coming to Myrtle Avenue and it’s not even spring yet.
Farm Fresh Box Returns
Affordable, locally-sourced produce available for pick up twice a month at a significantly reduced price. Each Farm Fresh Box contains 6+ varieties of fresh fruit, greens and seasonal items. For more information and to register for your Farm Fresh Box visit the following event pages: 1st Tuesdays pick up at Red Lantern Bicycles, 3rd Tuesdays pick up at Corkscrew Wines.
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