24/Seven

Friday, Aug. 26, 2011

Books

This week’s weekend reads — handpicked by your favorite bookstore

See what the ladies behind WORD, Greenlight and BookMark Shoppe are recommending. Comment.
Gowanus

They’ve got the beat!

Ska legends The English Beat come to Brooklyn on Sept. 2. Get ready to skank. Comment.

Thursday, Aug. 25, 2011

Event

The only preview of Sunday’s arm-wrestling championship you will ever need!

Our reporter takes on the best grapplers in the world. How did he do? Watch the video! Update: This event has been canceled. Comment.
Coney Island

Finally, a burlesque ‘tribute’ to the ‘Governator’

Arnold Schwarzenegger may be the ultimate macho movie star, but that doesn’t mean he couldn’t do without some feathers and glitter. Comment.
Dining

Noodle town! Brooklyn is the hot place for steaming bowls of ramen

Wood burning, thin-crust pizzas. Cupcakes. The locavore movement. Fifteen-dollar cocktails with exotic citrus and herb infusions. Gourmet Cup O’ Noodles? Comment.
Dining

Your guide to the best noodles in town

Manhattan may be home to such esteemed ramen-temples as Ippudo and Momofuko, but these slurp-worthy spots make Brooklyn a true noodle destination. Comment.

Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2011

Event

Arms and the man (and woman)! Meet Bklyn’s true power couple

This Downtown couple make up some of the best arm wrestlers in the city. Comment.
Brooklyn Heights

You tawkin’ to us?!

Heights woman shows off documentary on the New York accent. Comment.
24/7

Arms race! Reporter takes on the best arm wrestlers in the borough — and loses!

Let’s get down to grummmmmblllllle: I got beaten by a girl. Comment.
Bridge ‘Park’

You won’t go Austro-hungry at the Vienna Music Film Festival on Monday

This event includes opera, music, film and wienerschnitzel. Comment.

Monday, Aug. 22, 2011

Red Hook

Our competition sponsors a music festival — and we cover it

Who says old school print newspapers are good for nothing? Comment.
Williamsburg

Let’s get ready to bend-genderrrrs!

The Transman pageant is back! Comment.

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