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Monday, Aug. 22, 2011

Seeing Green! Cee Lo headlines this weekend’s free Afro-Punk Festival

Music: You’d be foolish to pass up this two-day music extravanganza at Commodore Barry Park. Comment

Thursday, Aug. 18, 2011

Fashion: Soon-to-blow fashion designers throw a party in Williamsburg on Aug. 24. Comments (1)

Dog daze! ‘Hipster Puppies’ invade DUMBO

Books: Bearded, plaid-wearing hipsters are coming to DUMBO this month — but don’t worry, these ones won’t lock you into a conversation about Slavoj Žižek or Animal Collective. Comments (3)

Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2011

Theater: A new theater company devoted to performing Shakespeare’s classics in unexpected places is starting off on the right foot — with a production of “The Tempest” on a Greenpoint rooftop. Comments (2)
Event: Enjoy the Brooklyn Historical Society’s beer garden party one last time on Aug. 25 Comment

Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2011

The boy from aahhs! Kiwi chef Mark Simmons opens his own place

Dining: The former “Top Chef” competitor now has his own New Zealand-themed joint. Comment
Nightlife: Nightlife gurus Gemini and Scorpio are at it again. Hope you like Bauhaus. Comment

Brooklyn’s finest! Fort Greene Park hosts literary heavyweights this Saturday

Books: Rick Moody, Bryonn Bain and Bernice McFadden are just some of the writers who’ll represent at an annual literary festival. Comment
Dining: An old Wythe Avenue diner is reborn again. Comments (3)

Monday, Aug. 15, 2011

Kaboom! Battle Week begins this weekend

Event: The annual commemoration of George Washington’s retreat from Brooklyn — heroic or cowardly, you decide — is upon us. Comments (3)
Foodie-in-Chief: Williamsburg wins the “Hot Restaurant Opening” of the week, Park Slope is the queen of caffeine, and Clinton Hill makes a play for Brooklyn’s newest dining destination. Comments (3)

Catch a true jazz legend — and his seven-string guitar — on Thursday

Music: Charlie Hunter hits Sycamore. Comment

Sunday, Aug. 14, 2011

Elvis is in the building! African mask of The King joins the collection

Art: A new Brooklyn Museum exhibition features mask depicting the King, pompadour and all. Comments (2)

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