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Friday, May 6, 2011

Gnocchi doesn’t have to be so hard, you know

Prime Time: Our personal chef gives us the secret to one tough pasta. Comments (6)

Funny girl Sloane Crosley comes to BookCourt on May 12

Books: The humor essayist talks about Lisbon clowns, kleptomaniac roommates and haunted apartments in ‘How Did You Get This Number.’ Comment

Thursday, May 5, 2011

‘Wizard’ of blahs at Puppetworks

Dooley Noted: Scholars say that the Golden Age of Puppetry — the mirth, the magic, the majesty — was in early 18th-century Vienna, a period when Austro-Hungarian craftsmen, artists, and musicians came together in an epic burst of collaboration and created something great. Comments (6)

Celebrate Bøklepp! Norwegian parade comes to Bay Ridge on May 15

Event: There may be fewer Norwegians in Bay Ridge than herring at a barbecue — but that won’t prevent the neighborhood’s legendary Norwegian Constitution Day Parade from marching on. Comments (1)

Great weekend reads from our bookworms

Books: Word Bookshop, Greenlight and The BookMark Shoppe offer this week’s picks. Comment

Broadway in Brooklyn! Narrows Community Theater does ‘42nd Street’

Theater: And the troupe is back at Fort Hamilton! Comments (1)

Wednesday, May 4, 2011

‘Pong for Teeth’ has $7K bite

Event: Friends, family, barflies and even a ping-pong legend helped raise $7,000 for a toothless paddle jockey trying to ride his table tennis talent — and stamina — to a new set of pearly whites. Comment

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It’s seafood time! You want crab, lobster and shellfish? Journey to Southern Brooklyn

Dining: Southern Brooklyn may have lost some of its charm and gritty waterfront cred as the borough’s working fishing village, but for seafood, the area from Sheepshead Bay to Mill Basin still cannot be beat. Comments (1)

Tuesday, May 3, 2011

Get fit — the roller derby way!

Fitness: Wearing the jamming helmet has never been better (for your cardiovascular system, we mean). Comment

Monday, May 2, 2011

Guac attack! It’s all about the avocado at this cook-off

Event: Head to the Bell House on May 8 for a guacamole competition. Chips included. Comment

Rucola is a homey Italian joint in Boerum Hill

The Best Thing We Ate This Week: And it wants you breakfast, lunch and dinner. Comment

Just dance! Brooklyn Bridge Park gets down and funky starting on May 12

Event: The lawn at Pier 1 will be a dance floor for the next three Thursdays. Comments (1)

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