Brooklyn Courier

Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013

Carroll Gardens

Do the write thing: Oscars watching party gives to literary charity

Forget winners and losers — everyone knows the Oscars is really about doing good old-fashioned charity work and saying thanks to the “little people.” Comment.
Crown Heights

Tassel building

Pamper yourself with some pasties. Comment.

Friday, Feb. 22, 2013

Greenpoint

Sounds, sights of ’80s

It’s like if Marty McFly and Doc Brown were conceptual artists. Comment.
Park Slope

A full house: Here’s your chance to play poker against Ira Glass

On this episode of “This American Life,” playing poker with Ira Glass. Comment.

Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013

Bushwick

Guitar Center’s end is nigh, two artsy indie rockers claim

Two rockers have a vision of the future of music — and there aren’t any guitars. Comment.
Park Slope

These circus performers have some snake oil to sell you

It’s the cure for all ailments, including gingivitis, the common cold, and even that pesky cancer, depending on which huckster you ask. Comment.

Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013

Brooklyn Heights

Rats raid roadsters

Some Brooklyn Heights motorists are discovering a creepy, costly surprise under the hood of their cars this winter: an infestation of rats. Comments (1).
Fort Greene

Cantor can’t stop, won’t stop

Cantor Helfgot is bringing Jewish music to the Barclays Center — and he’s rolling deep with violin virtuoso Itzhak Perlman. Comment.

Friday, Feb. 15, 2013

Williamsburg

Artist’s garage brings ‘art cars’ to Brooklyn

A Williamsburg garage is turning out high-end art cars to benefactors in the city made by a recent West Coast transplant. Comment.
Williamsburg

It’s radio for the eyes!

These performers are giving a face to radio. Comment.

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