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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

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

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

Monday, May 31, 2010

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
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)
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

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

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