Monday, Oct. 20, 2014

Cobble Hill

You’re making grilled cheese all wrong!

Get ready for a chewed awakening from a new book of unconventional ideas to make conventional dishes even tastier. Comment.
Park Slope

Six-string star spends down-time playing Park Slope

Smokey Hormel’s guitar playing is one of the worst kept secrets in rock. Comment.

Friday, Oct. 17, 2014

Bay Ridge Nights

St. Paddy’s comes early to the Ridge!

You will have to wait six months to drink green beer, but in Bay Ridge, you can start celebrating St. Patrick’s Day right now! Comments (2).
Fort Greene

Multimedia opera probes Wikileaks and Chelsea Manning

Call it a covert ops-era. Comment.

Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014


Bosom buddies! Moms search for friends at speed-dating night

This is no child’s play. Comment.

That’s the spirit! New book highlights local liquors and libations

Lovers of both booze and Brooklyn are going to drink this up! Comment.

Recipe: Royal Ascot Cocktail

Make this variation on a Pimm’s cocktail from Boerum Hill’s Cuilding on Bond at home. Comment.

Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014

Prospect Heights

Bands from mysterious island to rock Brooklyn venue

Four bands from bucolic Staten Island (pronounced stat-NUY-lin) will perform their people’s traditional music at a Brooklyn bar. Comment.

Yo! Magnetic Fields frontman pens book on two-letter Scrabble words

Good Scrabble words come in small packages. Comment.

Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014


Pump-king! Brooklyn pumpkin ales go head to head

Orange you curious who makes the best pumpkin beer in Brooklyn? Comment.
Bay Ridge

Passion play: Mill Basinite writes musical about people who fly off the handle

It’s a chorus line of catharsis. Comment.

Monday, Oct. 13, 2014

Fort Greene

Breakout Tabernacle Choir singer launches debut solo album

It is about time Alicia Olatuja took another solo. Comment.
Ditmas Park

Musician will perfom live to ‘Phantom of the Opera’ in Ditmas Park church

This phantom of the opera is always keeping score. Comment.

Friday, Oct. 10, 2014

Bay Ridge Nights

Bay Ridge goes up to 11

If the Ridge is a-rocking, do come a-knocking! Comment.

Thursday, Oct. 9, 2014

Brooklyn Heights

Roebling suite: Musical celebrates the Brooklyn Bridge

The play will explore the lives of both the Roebling family and the poet Hart Crane. Comment.

Swipe out! ‘Tinder Live’ takes aim at dating app

Swipe right for this show. Comment.

Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2014


Photographer captures nature and decay in Gowanus

It is Gowanus after dark. Comment.

Blue notes: The Big Eyed Blues Fest blows into Brooklyn

Brooklyn has got the blues. Comment.

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