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Friday, Nov. 4, 2011

The way we were! Carroll Gardens native recalls the ‘hood in funny new book

Books: Depending on whom you ask, Brooklyn in the 1980s was either a violent, dirty, cesspool, or a wonderland filled with hilarious characters. For author John Khoury, it was both. Read more…

Historical Society celebrates ‘The Phantom Tollbooth’ and its Brooklyn roots

Event: For one thing, author Norman Juster and illustrator Jules Feiffer lived in the same Brooklyn Heights building. Not bad. Comment

Thursday, Nov. 3, 2011

Indie comedy ‘We Are the Hartmans’ is like an ‘Occupy Main Street’

Cinema: And this Brooklyn-made film stars Richard Chamberlain as a pot-smoking rock club owner! Comment

Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2011

Get ‘Farked’ up at this nerd news party

Awesome: Fans of Fark.com — our favorite weird news aggregator — are getting together for a completely normal party on Friday. Comment

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BAM-boozle! Brooklyn Brewery releases a craft beer for Academy of Music

Event: Brooklyn’s about to get BAMboozled — and by BAMboozled, we mean boozed up at BAM. Comments (1)

Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2011

Wax works! At one bar, it’s BYOV

Ditmas Park: At Sycamore, the “v” stands for vinyl. Comment

Great Midwestern grub — plus a full fortnight of food news

Foodie-in-Chief: How’s this for gut-busting gossip? You can belly up to the bar in Williamsburg, have your fill of fried chicken in Carroll Gardens, or get good and cheesy in Park Slope — just don’t look to pad your tummy with Prospect Heights’ dumplings or Red Hook banh mi. Comments (1)

Eat it! Potluck party to celebrate ‘Edible Brooklyn’ cookbook launch

Books: This is an event not to be missed (burp). Comments (1)

Greeks bearing gifts! All month, it’s ‘pay what you wish’ at W’burg eatery

Williamsburg: Homer was wrong — don’t be afraid of Greek presents. At Santorini Grill, you can eat what you want — and pay what you want. It all starts on Friday. Comment

So, what would I actually pay?

Williamsburg: The Pikilia greek spread platter comes with four traditional spreads: A hummus of sun-dried tomatoes and roasted red peppers, which was tasty, if not unremarkable; melitzanosalata, a smoky eggplant spread with a serious garlic kick; a strikingly flavorful tzatziki that is the best I’ve had in a long time; and taramosalata, Comment

Monday, Oct. 31, 2011

Bitters is better! New book explores the cocktail’s forgotten friend

Books: Don’t be bitter — but buy some bitters! And enjoy our two recipes! Comments (1)

Sunday, Oct. 30, 2011

Walden is a winner on Lorimer Street

Dining: Simple food, done well. Comments (2)

Friday, Oct. 28, 2011

Red hot and green! This eco-conscious lingerie is sexy and virtuous at the same time

Say it loud: Two Bushwick designers have created a full line of environmentally sound unmentionables. Comments (1)

Thursday, Oct. 27, 2011

Flying Chinese! Acrobats soar at Brooklyn Center

Get ready for the National Acrobats of the People’s Republic this Saturday. Comment

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