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Half-baked! A new generation of pros are actually amateurs

In Brooklyn, D.I.Y. is increasingly becoming L.L.C. Comment

Cutting the mustard! Greenpoint woman makes the good stuff

Anna Wolf makes mustard, but relish is really what she’s doing right now. Comment

Here’s the beef! Brennan and Carr is simply the best

Any self-respecting connoisseur of roast beef absolutely must make the pilgrimage to Sheepshead Bay and visit the Mecca of slow-cooked meat, Brennan and Carr. Comment

No money? No problem at this ‘free’ store

Around the corner from a large abandoned condo building in Bed-Stuy, business continues as unusual at the Brooklyn Free Store, where there are no walls, no attendants and no price tags. That’s right, everything is free. Comment

This is one cool movie theater

Cinema: It will be the coolest indy movie theater in the city — with a full bar to boot. Comment

BREAKING! Aretha cancels Brooklyn shows

The Queen of Soul is not Brooklyn-bound after all! Comment

Dead Weather’s Celebrate Brooklyn show had the ‘White’ stuff

Brooklyn Paper: It was another great night at Prospect Park on Tuesday, as Jack White’s new band, The Dead Weather, put on one of the heaviest rock shows of the summer. Comment

Tips to make a great racer

Parenting: Making a racer isn’t as easy as putting a box on wheels, so Monika Wuhrer of Open Source Gallery shared some tips. Comment

Wheely good news! Soapbox derby coming to Slope on Saturday

Parenting: You don’t need to travel to Ohio for some prime Soapbox Derby action this summer. Comment

<b>Ka-POW!</b> A look at Brooklyn’s best comic book stores

Last week, Brooklyn fanboys lost one of their stomping grounds, when Rocketship closed up shop after five years in Cobble Hill. Comment

R-E-S-P-E-C-T! Aretha to play Brooklyn twice this month

All hail the Queen of Soul! Comment
Books: Last week, Brooklyn fanboys lost one of their stomping grounds, when Rocketship closed up shop after five years in Cobble Hill. Comments (9)

‘Hellcity’ is a graphic novel with explosive results

Books: Writer Macon Blair loves his apartment in Prospect Lefferts Gardens, and artist Joe Flood says he’s inspired by living in the borough after moving to Crown Heights from New Jersey nine years ago. So you‘ll have to forgive them for blowing up the Brooklyn Bridge. Comment

BREAKING! Aretha cancels Brooklyn shows

Music: The Queen of Soul is not Brooklyn-bound after all! Comments (3)

R-E-S-P-E-C-T! Aretha to play Brooklyn twice this month

Music: All hail the Queen of Soul! Comments (1)

Good jeans! Loren Cronk opens his denim den in Greenpoint

Fashion: Sure, your $300 pair of Ed Hardy jeans are cool, but it’s time to grow up and meet the denim fanatic who offers style and value to the celebrities — designer Loren Cronk just opened his own retail shop in Greenpoint. Comments (2)
Art: The former home of Williamsburg Engine 212 will become the future home of a neighborhood community center — but for one day next week it will be an art gallery. Comments (2)
Theater: At the Brick Theater this month, you’ll be sure to laugh and cry, just like the Greeks intended. Comment
Music: Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings play the band shell in Prospect Park. Comment

Jazz man to ‘Usher’ in new score for Vince Price classic

Cinema: Marco Benevento does not have quite the right disposition for “The House of Usher.” Comment
Music: It’s difficult to take your eyes off of Reggie Watts. Comment

‘Port’ of call! Explore our waterfront past and present aboard an old tanker

Event: Exercise your sea legs a bit this month and hang out with old tars aboard the Mary A. Whalen, a historic oil tanker in Red Hook. Comment

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