Fort Greene–Clinton Hill

Covering: Fort Greene, Clinton Hill, Crown Heights, Bedford-Stuyvesant

Flippin’ out!

Flippin’ out!

Development: This boarded up brownstone, on Fulton Street between Clinton and Waverly avenues, was recently snapped up by a development group for $953,000, presumably to be converted into luxury condos. Comment

Brown alert! Con Ed cuts power

Williamsburg: Con Edison cut power to rapidly developing Williamsburg, Greenpoint, Clinton Hill, and part of Bedford-Stuyvesant last week. Be afraid. Be very afraid. Comment

Rapes spike in 88th Precinct

Cops are examining why there has been an “uptick” in alleged rape cases in Fort Greene and Clinton Hill. Comments (1)

Hot crime

Crime: A man and woman were caught on tape — but not caught by cops — as they tried to steal merchandise from a lingerie store near the corner of Flatbush and Atlantic avenues on Aug. 11 — plus all the other crime from Fort Greene and Clinton Hill’s 88th Precinct. Comment

Approach the bench: $3K gets you one in Fort Greene Park

Fort Greene Park may get three-dozen new benches — but don’t start plopping down in celebration just yet. The park only gets the goods if people “sponsor” the benches by coughing up $3,000 a pop. Comment

Six degrees of renovation

Greene Acres: It’s taken six years for the city to build a community center in the Ingersoll Houses. Comment

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