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For over a year now, Fort Greene has been fantasizing about an indie bookstore of its very own. Last February, when Jessica Stockton Bagnulo won a $15,000 grant from the Brooklyn Public Library to open a bookshop, the people of Fort Greene convinced her to pick their neighborhood as the location, formed the Fort Greene Indie Bookstore Initiative, and threw a massive party to help raise funds. Now, their enthusiasm has finally paid off: Bagnulo revealed last week that she's got a lease and an opening date. Greenlight Books will open to the public next September at 686 Fulton Street, across the street from Habana Outpost.
· Bookworms: Grant was her dream, now she faces reality [Brooklyn Paper]
· Fort Greene Needs a Bookstore [Racked]
· The Big Announcement: Greenlight Is Go! [Greenlight Bookstore Blog]