New York magazine picks Brooklyn street as best in NYC

Out of all the streets in New York City, a Brooklyn block claimed the title of the best street in the Big Apple.Time Out New

FORT GREENE - Out of all the streets in New York City, a Brooklyn block claimed the title of the best street in the Big Apple.Time Out New York gave the honor to South Portland Avenue in Fort Greene. The magazine says the block?s architecture, slate sidewalks and proximity to the train make the street a standout. Residents say from the classic brownstones to the canopy trees, it is easy for them to see why their neighborhood was selected. Brooklyn historian, Ron Schweiger, says over the last decade residents on South Portland Avenue have worked hard to preserve the historic architecture.Time Out New York makes their selection according to affordability, noise, traffic and architecture.

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