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Friday, June 4, 2010

Free concerts? That’s music to our ears

Music: You know it’s summer when all the best shows are outdoors. Comment

Where to GO: Editors’ Picks

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More GO Brooklyn stories

Sweet and lowdown — Botanic Garden celebrates bees!

Event: Learn everything about our honey-making friends in this apiary extravaganza. Comment

Outdoor film series and festivals take over Brooklyn this summer

Cinema: Brooklyn will be a hotbed this summer for movie-lovers, with myriad film series happening all over the borough. Here’s a run-down of a few of our favorites. Comment

Eat fresh this summer, thanks to your local farmer’s market

Shopping: Summer is here, and that means fresh produce at Brooklyn’s farmer’s markets. Comment

Grab a book, hit the beach!

Books: It’s summer — time to hit the beach. You’ll need your bathing suit, sunblock and a good book. Comment

The Cyclones open on June 19

It’s a whole new year for the Brooklyn Cyclones. Comment

The full list of street festivals

No time is better than the summer time for a party in the street. Here’s a look at the upcoming festivals this summer (by date). Comments (2)

And once again, the full Celebrate Brooklyn schedule

Music: Here it is, folks, the full schedule for “Celebrate Brooklyn,” the summer concert and arts series, produced by BRIC Arts | Media | Bklyn. All concerts are at the bandshell in Prospect Park (entrance at Prospect Park West and Ninth Street) and, with the exception of the benefit concerts, are free ($3 suggested contribution). Comment

Thursday, June 3, 2010

Play the field at new singles softball league this weekend

Greenpoint: If you strike out looking for dates at a bar, or a party, there’s always the softball field. Comments (1)

Wednesday, June 2, 2010

Brooklyn film festival leads with, of course, a movie about bloggers!

Cinema: Well, it wouldn’t be a Brooklyn film festival without one, right? Comment

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Beer war! Suds nerds in battle at brewing ‘Knights’ joust at Union Hall

Nightlife: Something is brewing at Union Hall — more accurately, homebrewing. Comments (2)

Tuesday, June 1, 2010

Studio city! Bushwick artists throw open their aeries this weekend

Art: Brooklyn’s premier artists’ studio tour returns this summer — and it is entirely free. Comment

Your ‘Gateway’ to Native American culture

Event: Finally, someone has put the wow in pow wow. Comment

Get ‘Hook’ed at annual South Brooklyn music fest this weekend

Music: Experience Red Hook from front to back this month. Comment

The Atlantic Artwalk is back this weekend

Art: To call it the Atlantic Avenue ArtWalk is a bit misleading. Comments (1)

Monday, May 31, 2010

Our “Do It Yourself” summer section!

Memorial Day is behind us, so it’s officially summer in our book. And that means grilling outdoors, downing a few beers and cooling off with a cone. But why have someone else do it for you, when you can do it all yourself — thanks to our first annual Do-It-Yourself summer guide? Click on the stories below — and get cooking (or brewing or freezing)! Comment

Make the perfect burger

Dining: There’s something about summer that triggers the primal need to put meat on a bun — and the good news is that Brooklyn is in the midst of its biggest burger renaissance since the invention of the George Foreman grill. Comment

You want ice cream? They’ve got the goods

Williamsburg: Sometimes you leave it to the experts. Sometimes — particularly when ridiculously amazing ice cream from Phinizy and Phebe is involved — you don’t. Comments (1)

Meet our exclusive cocktail — the ‘Brooklyn Summer’

DUMBO: Manhattan has its own cocktail. So does Singapore, Russia and even freakin’ Long Island. And now, thanks to us, our worthy borough finally has a drink to call its own. Comments (5)

Play the field at new singles softball league

Greenpoint: If you strike out looking for dates at a bar, or a party, there’s always the softball field. Comment

Sunday, May 30, 2010

Your guide to Memorial Day parades

Event: The Greenpoint Parade is today, while three others are tomorrow. Comment

Friday, May 28, 2010

This hot dog is $11 — but it’s worth it!

The Best Thing We Ate This Week: Get to St. Anselm for a new take on a classic. Comments (10)

Get some real Southern comfort at Seersucker

Dining: The concept at Seersucker is much like the Carroll Gardens restaurant’s name — a polished southern classic. Comments (1)

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