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GO Brooklyn: The Brooklyn Paper#8217;s essential guide to the Borough of Kings

Friday, Aug. 26, 2011

This week’s weekend reads — handpicked by your favorite bookstore

Books: See what the ladies behind WORD, Greenlight and BookMark Shoppe are recommending. Comment

They’ve got the beat!

Music: Ska legends The English Beat come to Brooklyn on Sept. 2. Get ready to skank. Comment

Thursday, Aug. 25, 2011

The only preview of Sunday’s arm-wrestling championship you will ever need!

Event: Our reporter takes on the best grapplers in the world. How did he do? Watch the video! Update: This event has been canceled. Comment

Noodle town! Brooklyn is the hot place for steaming bowls of ramen

Dining: Wood burning, thin-crust pizzas. Cupcakes. The locavore movement. Fifteen-dollar cocktails with exotic citrus and herb infusions. Gourmet Cup O’ Noodles? Comments (1)

Your guide to the best noodles in town

Dining: Manhattan may be home to such esteemed ramen-temples as Ippudo and Momofuko, but these slurp-worthy spots make Brooklyn a true noodle destination. Comments (1)

Finally, a burlesque ‘tribute’ to the ‘Governator’

Nightlife: Arnold Schwarzenegger may be the ultimate macho movie star, but that doesn’t mean he couldn’t do without some feathers and glitter. Comment

Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2011

Arms and the man (and woman)! Meet Bklyn’s true power couple

Event: This Downtown couple make up some of the best arm wrestlers in the city. Comments (1)

Arms race! Reporter takes on the best arm wrestlers in the borough — and loses!

Let’s get down to grummmmmblllllle: I got beaten by a girl. Comments (1)

You won’t go Austro-hungry at the Vienna Music Film Festival on Monday

Bridge ‘Park’: This event includes opera, music, film and wienerschnitzel. Comment

You tawkin’ to us?!

Cinema: Heights woman shows off documentary on the New York accent. Comments (3)

Monday, Aug. 22, 2011

Ein stein! But how long can you hold it?

Nightlife: Here’s a preview of the action on Tuesday at Der Schwarze Kölner’s annual beer-stein-holding contest — with a video of our own beer-stein-holding editor putting himself to the test. Comments (2)

Simply the best burger in New York City!

Prime Time: Joe wins the Macy’s “Battle of the Burger” contest — and now he tells us how to achieve grilling greatness! Comments (3)

Our competition sponsors a music festival — and we cover it

Music: Who says old school print newspapers are good for nothing? Comments (4)

Let’s get ready to bend-genderrrrs!

Event: The Transman pageant is back! Comment

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