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The best thing we ate this week: The ‘Greenpoint’ Vietnamese sandwich

The Best Thing We Ate This Week: If the banh mi sandwich is a symbol of French colonialism in Vietnam, then the Polish-style banh mi at Silent H in Williamsburg is an emblem of the gentrification of North Brooklyn. Comment

‘Fix’ is in! Sound Fix to relocate — and live music will return

Shopping: Yes, one of Brooklyn’s best record stores is moving out of its home of five years, but Sound Fix owner James Bradley has some good news for his customers, too: Live music performances will return! Comments (1)
Music: Forget the BBQ and drop those hot dogs this Fourth of July — and get ready for a real celebration of indie-pendence. Comment
Shopping: Robicelli’s Gourmet Market has found the perfect cure for the recession blues: cupcakes. Comment

Cafe Grumpy opens in Park Slope!

Dining: There’s nothing grumpy or obnoxious about this great new coffee bar. Comments (2)

‘Greatest show’ misses the mark

Dooley Noted: It’s not the “Greatest Show,” but it’s damn good entertainment. Comments (2)

It IS the ‘Greatest’ show

It IS the ‘Greatest’ show

The Butcher of Flatbush Ave. Extension: Mike McLaughlin takes a contrary view. Comments (7)

GALLOP gala showcases riders’ talents

Williamsburg: Join GALLOP for a day in Prospect Park, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., June 21, as GALLOP students — riders whose disabilities include autism, down syndrome, CP, and emotional and learning disabilities — will be showcasing the riding skills they have learned throughout the past year. Spectators can meet a horse or pony and learn about horses, GALLOP, and horseback riding from the students. Comment

Dance Theater Etcetera presents 16th annual show

Brooklyn Courier: A sunset salsa party, rapping lyricists, a free kayak ride – and a showcase of emerging local talent – were among the sizzling crowd−pleasers when Dance Theatre Etcetera presented its a weekend−long arts festival at Louis J. Valentino, Jr. Park and Pier. Comment

Juneteenth block party celebration

Canarsie: In honor of Juneteenth, the holiday commemorating the announcement of African-American freedom from enslavement, the Malcolm X Grassroots Movement is throwing a Juneteenth Block Party in celebration of African-American people, culture, and community, June 21 from 12-8 p.m. on Macdonough Street between Lewis Avenue and Marcus Garvey Boulevard. Comment

7th Heaven Fair

Brooklyn Courier: The Park Slope Chamber of Commerce’s 35th Annual “Seventh Heaven” Street Fair will be held along Seventh Avenue, from Flatbush Avenue to 16th Street, June 21 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Comment

Farmers Market

Brooklyn Courier: With brand new vendors and live music, the Sunday Farmers Market in Dumbo is a one−stop−shop for healthy, local food and neighborhood fun this season. The farmers market will be held at the entrance of Brooklyn Bridge Park on Main Street, every Sunday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. until November 22. Comment

Carroll Park Kids’ Concert Series

Brooklyn Courier: The Carroll Park Kids’ Concert Series kicks off with Astrograss at 4 p.m., June 14. Comment

Canarsie Bridges Festival is a hit

Canarsie: Live entertainment, awards presentations and plenty of seasonal fun was on the agenda when the Jewish Community Council of Canarsie presented the Canarsie Bridges Festival. Comment

Kings Bay Y ‘Israel on Nostrand Ave.’

Canarsie: The Kings Bay Y will present “Israel on Nostrand Avenue,” their annual Israel expo, June 14 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Comment

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