GO Brooklyn: The Brooklyn Paper#8217;s essential guide to the Borough of Kings
Shopping: There’s only one way to celebrate New Year’s Eve in the worst economic downturn since the Great Depression — and that’s with reckless, 1928-style abandon. Sure, starting on Jan. 1, 2009, we can all follow a resolution to spend less, but if we’re going to go down, we might as well do it with a bang. Towards that end, GO Brooklyn has curated a list of some true end-of-year splurges that are worth the money. Comment

What to do

What to do

Event: Who says nothing happens during the idyllic week after Christmas and before everyone really gets back to work on Jan. 5? To keep you busy, “The Arbiter” has picked through the dross and found plenty of gold in the last throes of 2008 and the early days of 2009. Comment
Music: The first great concert of 2009 will be Danny Kalb’s show at Jalopy in Red Hook next Saturday night. Comments (1)

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