Things to do in Fort Greene
Very popular for its laid back scene, family life, cultural attractions and quaint restaurants. The year round Farmers Market at Fort Greene park and the 30 acres of lush greenery offer a break from the hustle and bustle of Manhattan.
A Brooklyn Cultural institution- The Brooklyn Academy of Music hosted its first performance in 1861. It is America's oldest performing arts center and a leading presenter of the avant-garde. Presenting accomplished artist including Isadora Duncan, Enrico Caruso, Sarah Bernhardt and Arturo Toscanini.
The seasonal Italian menu changes every day, but the quality doesn't at this “hip”, snug (and now tip-free) Fort Greene sibling of Marlow & Sons. It has a “memorable” blend of culinary “passion” and neighborhood vibes; no reservations means waits are “standard”, providing time to size up the bar's “talented mixologists.”
This park-facing corner spot is a destination for both an eggy brunch or a decadent cocktails-and-oysters night. The sister restaurant to Walter Foods in Williamsburg, Walter’s has many looks: During the day the expansive windows let in a wealth of natural light; at night, tungsten bulbs bathe the wraparound bar and leather banquettes in a cozy, golden glow.