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Tuesday, May 31, 2011

Dining

Salty and sweet — here’s one heck of a ribs recipe

Ribs are all the rage this month as the Brooklyn Kitchen hosts a class on how to slow-cook a rack on May 21. But you don’t have to wait until then to get cracking. “The New Brooklyn Cookbook” (remember that?) features a recipe courtesy of the General Greene in Fort Greene — a salt-pepper-sugar rub that’s dressed up with a spiced yogurt sauce. We can hear those lips smacking already. Comment.
Dining

Dining with the ‘Mayor’ of Little Pakistan

When you’re hankering for some Pakistani cuisine, there’s no better place to head than Brooklyn’s own “Little Pakistan.” And on a recent trek to Coney Island Avenue for the spicy fare, I couldn’t have had a better culinary tour guide: the mayor of Little Pakistan himself, Asghar Choudhri, president of the Pakistani American Federation of New York. Comment.
Parenting

Circus returns to the Waterfront Barge on June 5 — and the price is right

We were already big fans of “Showboat Shazzam,” a long-running circus series at the Waterfront Museum and Barge in Red Hook. And now that it’s cheaper, we love it even more! Comment.
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It’s Memorial Day, so show some respect

It’s Memorial Day, and you don’t have a beach house or lakeside cottage to run off to. Don’t feel left out — there’s plenty to keep you occupied this long weekend in Brooklyn, from patriotic concerts to amusement park birthday parties to even, paradoxically, a TV party. You’ll friends will be jealous they even left. Comment.
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Two craft fairs for the Etsy crowd

A hip craft fair returns, and Etsy makers find a new home in this week’s Market Watch. Comment.
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House tour season continues, this time in Prospect Lefferts Gardens and East Flatbush

Prospect Lefferts Gardens and East Flatbush are getting their turn at apartment envy. Comment.
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The full Brooklyn Folk Festival schedule

Here’s the full finger-pickin’ good schedule for the Brooklyn Folk Festival. Comment.
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Folkin’ ay! Brooklyn fest is now a three-day stand

The one thing the owners of Jalopy can’t stand is turning people away. So when they were planning this year’s Brooklyn Folk Festival, they knew that the popular event needed to go big — or make people go home. Comment.
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This week’s weekend reads — handpicked by your favorite bookstore

The BookMark Shoppe’s pick: “The Postmistress” Comment.
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Celebrate Brooklyn kicks off with Andrew Bird next Friday night!

Forget the solstice — here, the summer officially starts when Celebrate Brooklyn does. And this year, the annual outdoor festival of music, film and dance kicks off on June 10 with a free performance by Andrew Bird. Comment.
Dining

It’s seafood time! You want crab, lobster and shellfish? Journey to Southern Brooklyn

Southern Brooklyn may have lost some of its charm and gritty waterfront cred as the borough’s working fishing village, but for seafood, the area from Sheepshead Bay to Mill Basin still cannot be beat. Comment.
Dining

It’s seafood time!

Southern Brooklyn is sizzling. Comment.
Dining

Restaurants that really spring into spring

Spring is in the air — and on our plates — thanks to the seasonally inspired fare at some of Brooklyn’s best market-driven restaurants. From Berkshire pork to fiddlehead ferns to that ultimate chef’s obsession, the ramp, here are our picks for spring’s dining musts. Comment.
Dining

Spring forward! Mark your calendars for a full season of fun

The snow has melted and the crocuses are sprouting — spring is pretty much here. But that’s not the only thing that’s arrived. The next few months are chock full of must-see music, art, theater and, of course, outdoor events. And, to help you make the most of it, here’s our ultimate guide to the season. Don’t leave home without it. Comment.
Dining

Peru is as close as Sunset Park

You want fries with that? Comment.
Dining

Sheepshead Bay Turkish joint is a restaurant with balls

You’ve really got to have guts to try the balls at this restaurant! Comment.
Dining

It’s time to ‘Dine in Brooklyn’ starting next Monday

For Brooklyn foodies, it’s the most wonderful time of the year. Comment.
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‘Kaboom’ is a taste of Sundance at BAM

You don’t need to schlep all the way out to Park City, Utah, to see the best of Sundance. Comment.

Monday, May 30, 2011

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Our guide to your great Memorial Day weekend

It’s Memorial Day weekend, and you don’t have a beach house or lakeside cottage to run off to. Don’t feel left out – there’s plenty to keep you occupied this long weekend in Brooklyn, from patriotic concerts to amusement park birthday parties to even, paradoxically, a TV party. You’ll friends will be jealous they even left. Comment.
Dining

Don’t give up! It may be Lent, but here are foods that we won’t do without

Mardi Gras is over, so the faithful are about to give up something for the 40 days of Lent. Comment.

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