Fort Greene Park

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Both Brooklyn's first park and one of its loveliest, Fort Greene Park hosts the Soul Summit house-and-classics get-togethers on summertime Sunday afternoons.
Venue name: Fort Greene Park
Address: Washington Park to St. Edwards St between Myrtle and DeKalb Aves

Transport: Subway: B, Q, R to DeKalb Ave; C to Lafayette Ave; G to Fulton St
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Jaime B

Fort Greene Park was one of the first parks I fell in love with when I first moved to NYC. It's really has a town square sort of feel. I like how elevated it is. If you climb to the top, which you can do via a series of long stone steps or a winding pathway, then you'll have a great view of your surroundings. There's also a Washington monument–like structure at the top, which you can't climb, but sometimes there's a ranger there who will let you step inside and give you its history. Walt Whitman was actually the one who pushed for Fort Greene to be turned from a fort into a park! Also, this park is very near lots of restaurants and shops in Fort Greene, so you don't have to commit yourself to an all-day park affaire.