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Stay in town to have a Memorial Day done right

Memorial Day means a three-day weekend for most of us — but why head to the beach when you can stay in Brooklyn? Here’s how to have fun while everyone else is taking in the sun. Comment

Brooklyn Homebrew honcho reveals the process — and it’s a process!

For the homebrewing novice, the process of making your own beer may be a bit of a mystery. So we asked Benjamin Stutz of Brooklyn Homebrew in Gowanus to break it down for us, from the tools you’ll need to what happens between boiling the grain and bottling the brew. For purposes of simplicity, we are using as basic and uncomplicated a recipe as possible, since, as any beer drinker knows, there’s a seemingly infinite style of beers — and each wouldresult in an entirely different recipe. Comment

Homebrewed! Here’s how to make your own beer

So you’re thinking about brewing beer at home? Comment

Woodstock + Clinton Hill = Hillstock!

The hills — well, at least Clinton Hill and vicinity — will be alive with music this month. Comment

Brooklyn beat

Drum call! Comment

Lens on hunger

This exhibition gives new meaning to the phrase “starving artist.” Comment

Believe it! Paulie Gee’s has opened in Greenpoint

Williamsburg: For months, Twitter, Facebook, foodie blogs, and even pizza blogs kept sounding the alarm that the opening was imminent. But the delays only fueled the excitement. Comment

Lev Grossman is still the ‘Magic’ man

Books: Lev Grossman does not do magic tricks. Comment
Art: Finally, there’s a key to the city that actually unlocks something. Comment

Waterfront Museum’s circus series returns this June

Event: It’s showtime on the showboat! Comment

Stay in town to have a Memorial Day done right

Event: Memorial Day means a three-day weekend for most of us — but why head to the beach when you can stay in Brooklyn? Here’s how to have fun while everyone else is taking in the sun. Comments (1)

Your guide to local parades

Event: And if you want a traditional Memorial Day, hit one of the four parades around our town. Comment
Art: Mexico City may have Diego Rivera, but Wallabout has Puerto Rican folk muralist Evelyn Talarico. Comment
Dining: Food carts? Feh. Comments (1)

Tasty restaurant gossip — including prepared food next to the Co-op!

Foodie-in-Chief: With summer heating up, it’s been a busy fortnight for Brooklyn’s foodie scene. Here are our tastiest tidbits of restaurant openings, closings, and of course, gossip. Comments (1)

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