Fort Greene Park
- Best way to enjoy free AT&T Wi-Fi here? With a fully charged mobile device, of course! If you need to power up, just hit up our #ATTStreetCharge solar-powered mobile charging station.
- While you're here, connect to free Wi-Fi around the monument and visitor's center.
- Head to the visitors center and follow the Tree Trail, a marked pathway with helpful descriptions of each species.
- Places to Run: Run around the entire 30-acre park, create your own loop starting with one of the many entrances, or opt for the (1.75 laps/mile) fitness path.
- Fall Foliage: Take the steps to the Prison Ship Martyrs Monument to take in spectacular views of the changing leaves of elm, oak, ginkgo and osage orange trees.
- Want to shape your thighs and butt, burn calories and get your heart rate up? Take on the stairs at Ft. Greene Park - there are about 100 to keep you busy from the bottom to the top.
- The hills on the west side of this popular park are a terrific sledding location on snowy days.
- You're standing on top of a mass grave! On the north side of the monument, read the plaque about the Revolutionary War soldiers buried under the park.
- I love this park! Come back for the farmer's market on Saturday mornings. Hit up Walter's for a snack. Notice the placards marking the "tree trail" - there are 20 different kinds of trees here!
- Prison ships martyrs memorial is the highest free- standing doric column in the world
- To get my haircut had to go to Fort Greene/On Myrtle Ave., to get a fade with the sides clean. - Gang Starrin in The Planet.' (from NYTimes's Brooklyn, the Remix: A Hip-Hop Tour)
- People here really don't like it when you try to ride their dogs like a small horse.
- Soul Summit Musile
- Try using the new free wi-fi service, available in the area near the visitor's center.
- Akihiro Itos sculpture, Tomorrow, illustrates the harmony between humans and their natural surroundings, and reminds us of the importance of preserving our environment. See it through August 2013.
- In addition to the dog run, this historic park also has a fitness path, a BBQ area, a nature center, and more.
- hit the Greenmarket Saturday mornings--get some produce, plus cider & donuts for a snack in the park
- This is the best park in which to get away with public drinking.
- Come early on a Saturday morning and hit the Greenmarket to get provisions for your picnic in this bohemian wonderland.
- Visit the free Revolutionary War history museum atop the hill. The museum and the largest free-standing doric column in the world are designed by the lecherous Stanford White.