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Parenting: There’s more in the East River than garbage and body bags. Comment

The ‘Maine’ event — a new book from Sullivan

At nearly 400 hardcover pages, “Maine” is the least convenient beach read. But it’ll be worth toting around this summer. Comment

Rock on! Southern Brooklyn is bursting with live music

In Southern Brooklyn, rock ’n’ roll is here to stay! Comment

Victorian Flatbush house tour is not one to miss

Now this is a house tour. Comment

Swing’s the thing this summer at the Library

The Brooklyn Public Library’s dance series is in full swing. Comment

You’ll want to kiss this new cafe

For a taste of Palermo, look no further than Gravesend. Comment

Lawyer-rocker leads 10-day Bococa Arts Festival

Music: Plenty of performers have worked with Lady Gaga and Ice-T — but only one has worked with one on stage and the other in court. Comments (4)

It’s Northside Festival time

Music: Even more culture will flood the streets of Williamsburg and Greenpoint than usual, as the Northside Festival returns for four days of music, film and art this month. Comments (4)
Music: Williamsburg is great for cutting-edge, but if you want that old time rock and roll, head to Wheeler’s, Peggy O’Neill’s and the Greenhouse Cafe. Comments (3)

Festival picks — from festival players

Music: We asked some of the performers to tell us where to go. Comment

Celebrate Brooklyn pick of the week: A musical tribute to the Freedom Riders!

Music: Don’t miss Hal Willner’s latest curation at the Prospect Park band shell on June 16. Comment

This event is the Shat

This event is the Shat

Nightlife: A tribute to — and satire of — Captain James T. Kirk (and the legendary actor who created him). Comments (1)
Nightlife: William Shatner has been entertaining us for more than 50 years. Here’s some of the legend’s many faces. Comments (1)

A new destination for serious beer lovers

Sheepshead Bay is getting drafted again! Comment

The ‘Maine’ event — a new book from Sullivan

Books: And it’s the must read this summer — even at 400 pages! Comment
Dining: It’s Sea Bass with Baby Bok Choi — and it’s simple and delicious. Comment

House tour season continues, this time in Prospect Lefferts Gardens and East Flatbush

Prospect Lefferts Gardens gets its turn at apartment envy. Comment

Restaurants that really spring into spring

Dining: Spring is in the air — and on our plates — thanks to the seasonally inspired fare at some of Brooklyn’s best market-driven restaurants. From Berkshire pork to fiddlehead ferns to that ultimate chef’s obsession, the ramp, here are our picks for spring’s dining musts. Comment

Meet Alina Simone, the accidental writer

Songwriter Alina Simone’s landed the best gig of her life — and it has nothing to do with music. Comment
Shopping: Fleisher’s, to open in September, is all organic. Comments (19)

This week’s tasty — but less filling! — food gossip

Foodie-in-Chief: You can blame St. Anselm for the “less filling” part. Our Foodie-in-Chief gives you all the dish. Comments (1)

Swing’s the thing this summer at the Library

Event: Head to the Central Branch on Thursdays for a free dance series — and finally perfect that lindy hop. Comments (2)

Victorian Flatbush house tour is not one to miss

Event: Don’t miss your chance to explore the suburban oasis that is Ditmas Park. Comment

A new destination for serious beer lovers

Nightlife: The Draft Barn mini-empire grows with a new bar on Emmons Avenue in Sheepshead Bay. Comment

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