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Sunday, July 18, 2010

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Fun, fun, fun with the Beach Boys

Nothing says summer quite like the music of The Beach Boys. Comment.

Saturday, July 17, 2010

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So what is pétanque?

The game of petanque is as old as France herself. But Americans often can’t understand a game that’s so, how you say, vague. It’s like a drunken game of horseshoes walked into a dive bar and hooked up with a game of shuffleboard — on the beach. In other words, the objet of this French national pastime is to throw balls down a long sand alley in hopes of getting them close to each other. Comment.
Dining

Pie are squared at sisters’ new shop, Four & Twenty Blackbirds

A new bake shop in Gowanus has a fairy tale name — but there’s nothing make believe about the quality. Comment.

Thursday, July 15, 2010

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‘Bridge’ project! New culture series kicks off on Saturday at Pier 1

With all that robust lawn space at Brooklyn Bridge Park, a concert series was the logical next step. Comment.
Dining

The tastiest restaurant gossip — including, of course, burgers!

It’s been a scrumptious two weeks of openings, closings and restaurant gossip. Here’s the skinny. Comment.

Tuesday, July 13, 2010

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Sedaris family values at the Old Stone House

The Park Slope-based Piper Theatre made a conscious decision to move away from Shakespeare this summer — and it couldn’t have found a better opposite to the Great Bard than the Sedaris Family. Comment.

Monday, July 12, 2010

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Yeah, but what <i>is</i> stained glass?

You’ve seen it in the windows of churches and on really expensive lamps, but what is stained glass? Comment.
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Tips for putting your breast foot forward

Fittings are free at Iris Lingerie — and owner Iris Clarke’s got an extensive array of low- to high-end lingerie to choose from. But in the meantime, here are Clarke’s top-three tips for finding the perfect undergarment. Comment.
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It’s time for you to have the perfect bra

More than 80 percent of women are wearing the wrong bra size, killing their support, weakening their posture and ultimately causing pain to themselves and, perhaps, others. Comment.

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