24/Seven

Friday, Nov. 4, 2011

Brooklyn Heights

Historical Society celebrates ‘The Phantom Tollbooth’ and its Brooklyn roots

For one thing, author Norman Juster and illustrator Jules Feiffer lived in the same Brooklyn Heights building. Not bad. Comment.

Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2011

Gowanus

Get ‘Farked’ up at this nerd news party

Fans of Fark.com — our favorite weird news aggregator — are getting together for a completely normal party on Friday. Comments (113).
Fort Greene

BAM-boozle! Brooklyn Brewery releases a craft beer for Academy of Music

Brooklyn’s about to get BAMboozled — and by BAMboozled, we mean boozed up at BAM. Comment.

Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2011

Ditmas Park

Wax works! At one bar, it’s BYOV

At Sycamore, the “v” stands for vinyl. Comment.
Dining

Great Midwestern grub — plus a full fortnight of food news

How’s this for gut-busting gossip? You can belly up to the bar in Williamsburg, have your fill of fried chicken in Carroll Gardens, or get good and cheesy in Park Slope — just don’t look to pad your tummy with Prospect Heights’ dumplings or Red Hook banh mi. Comment.
Fort Greene

Eat it! Potluck party to celebrate ‘Edible Brooklyn’ cookbook launch

This is an event not to be missed (burp). Comment.
Williamsburg

Greeks bearing gifts! All month, it’s ‘pay what you wish’ at W’burg eatery

Homer was wrong — don’t be afraid of Greek presents. At Santorini Grill, you can eat what you want — and pay what you want. It all starts on Friday. Comment.
Williamsburg

So, what would I actually pay?

The Pikilia greek spread platter comes with four traditional spreads: A hummus of sun-dried tomatoes and roasted red peppers, which was tasty, if not unremarkable; melitzanosalata, a smoky eggplant spread with a serious garlic kick; a strikingly flavorful tzatziki that is the best I’ve had in a long time; and taramosalata, Comment.

Monday, Oct. 31, 2011

Fort Greene

Bitters is better! New book explores the cocktail’s forgotten friend

Don’t be bitter — but buy some bitters! And enjoy our two recipes! Comment.
Event

The Marathon in Brooklyn — 12 miles of beers

Here’s our running guide to not running in next Sunday’s big (make that long) race. Comment.

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