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Checkin’ in with: The Brooklyn–Queens Expressway has been the backdrop for endless frustration — and plenty of car horn symphonies — but now it’s inspired a legit music composition by indie rock superstar Sufjan Stevens. Comments (1)

Blood bath

Blood bath

Cinema: Slopers go slasher with ‘Murder Party’ flick. Just in time for Halloween parties, this Williamsburg-based gore fest is released on DVD. Comment

Playing squash

Playing squash

Dining: As Halloween approaches, foodies know that October marks the beginning of squash season. The Greenmarket tables, only recently laden with peaches and berries, now groan beneath the weight of butternut, blue Hubbard and, of course, the most famous squash of them all: the pumpkin. For us, the question right now is not what to be, but what to eat and where. Comment

Alter egos

Vox Pop: Our intrepid reporter asks DUMBO pedestrians: What will you be for Halloween? Comment

Don’t act, don’t tell

Don’t act, don’t tell

Theater: David and Joseph Zellnik’s new musical, “Yank!,” now at the Gallery Players, is one of the most heartening theatrical experiences in years. This original production boldly highlights what history books have long left out — stories about being gay in the military. Comment

Tasty restaurant gossip

Breaking Chews: We're dishing up Brooklyn's latest food news. Comments (1)

The good stuff

Park Slope pet owners beware; the ‘Carnivorous Nights Taxidermy Contest’ hits Union Hall on Nov. 2. Comment

A show for the bird

Waiting in the Wings: The Seagull’ comes to Brooklyn College, and more Brooklyn theater picks Comment

Language arts

Music: Even if you don’t speak Spanish, you shouldn’t have a problem understanding Dani “Macaco” Carbonell. The Barcelona-based pop star is making his first stop in the borough as part of the Brooklyn Academy of Music’s “New Voices from Spain” program on Oct. 27, and according to him, music transcends language. Comments (1)

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