Thursday, July 24, 2014


I want my MTV back! Celebrate the golden age of music videos

Reality stars might have killed the music video, but the classic era of MTV is not forgotten. Comment.

Wizard world: PotterCon is a Harry Potter party for grown-ups

Call it Harry Potter and the Goblet of Beer. Comment.

Wednesday, July 23, 2014


Chew on this: Pat Kiernan to host tasty food trivia night

The beloved NY1 host is the host with the roast! Comment.
Red Hook

Art of glass: Exhibition features see-through gun sculptures

The appeal of this art show is transparent. Comment.

Tuesday, July 22, 2014


Cirque du stroll-eil!

This sidewalk-inspired circus show is anything but pedestrian. Comment.

Monday, July 21, 2014


Party like it’s 2007! Event celebrates golden years of Myspace

This Glasslands Gallery show is in our top eight. Comment.
Marine Park

Babs-olutely fabulous! Famed Streisand impersonator to play Marine Park

The Marine Park Alliance finally found someone. Someone to share the Carmine Carro Community Center stage. They finally found the one. To be with every night (but mostly the night of July 27). Comments (1).
Fort Greene

Clinton Hill doc’s new book explains the ‘Truman Show Delusion’

Ever feel like your life is a TV show? You are not alone. Comment.

Friday, July 18, 2014


Space jammers! Alien bluegrass band finds fame on the big screen

It is life imitating art imitating alien life. Comment.
Bay Ridge Nights

Walking on Third Ave. sunshine

The Summer Stroll on Third Avenue is back, and don’t it feel good? Comment.
Park Slope

Parking is such sweet sorrow: ‘Romeo and Juliet’ in a car park

Forget Shakespeare in the park — this is Shakespeare in the parking lot. Comment.

Shakespeare in the park shows around Brooklyn

The hills are alive with the sound of iambic pentameter. Comment.

Thursday, July 17, 2014


Country road: G’point musician has love, will travel

Melaena Cadiz just can’t wait to get on the road again. Comment.
Prospect Heights

Deck the beer halls! Celebrate Christmas in July at a winter brew party

Santa is coming early to Brooklyn — and he is bringing beer. Comment.

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Park Slope

From Russia, with love! Band pays tribute to iconic Soviet rock group

Beat the summer heat with a taste of the Cold War. Comment.

Road tripping: Performance stars 1970s pop-up camper

Third Rail Projects’ new show explores the horror of the family camping trip through contemporary dance, ’70s music, and passive-aggressive dialogue. Comment.

Tuesday, July 15, 2014


Sit on it, Shakespeare! ‘Taming of the Shrew’ goes ‘Happy Days’

A 1950s-themed version of the Bard’s comedy comes to Brooklyn Bridge Park. Comment.

Preservation road: Role-playing game will light up Dumbo streets

In this live-action, night-time gumshoe game, participants scour Dumbo for invisible ink to uncover waterfront history. Comment.

Monday, July 14, 2014

Park Slope

The continued adventures of Little Pete

Danny Tamberelli is now part of a sketch comedy group called ManBoobs, performing at Union Hall on July 18. Comment.

Cheap flick! Film fest celebrates movies made on cell phones

That video that you made in your apartment last night — no, not that one — might just be cinematic gold. Comment.
Park Slope

Park Slope’s next top dog model

Freddy’s Bar is hosting a doggie fashion show on July 18. Comment.

Saturday, July 12, 2014


What to read this week

Neighborhood booksellers give their recommendations. Comment.

Friday, July 11, 2014

Prospect Heights

Bar-claws Center! Life-size dinosaur robots roar into Brooklyn

Hold on to your butts! Comment.
Bay Ridge Nights

Go play outdoors in Bay Ridge

Get out of the house and into the great Bay Ridge outdoors with these al fresco events. Comment.

Tour de Brooklyn: Where to celebrate Bastille Day

Don your finest beret and most comically terribly faux-French accent for the annual celebration of all things Gallic. Comment.

Thursday, July 10, 2014


Fowl play! Brewery celebrates beer-loving chickens

Which came first — the chicken or the keg? Comment.

Wednesday, July 9, 2014


Message on a bottle: Art show pairs rhymers and rye

This artist gets his inspiration from the bottle. Comment.
Red Hook

Puppet show revives the heyday of New York’s working waterfront

This story comes with a few strings attached. Comment.

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