GO Brooklyn: The Brooklyn Paper#8217;s essential guide to the Borough of Kings
Music: A ground-breaking musician who turned the traditional tunes of Sierra Leone into the soundtrack of a conflict has reemerged as a star in Brooklyn — even after an eight-year stint as a fast food employee. Comments (3)
Music: Bring your kids, but only if they have good taste in singing puppets. Comment

Bartoonist shares his thoughts on Vinegar Hill’s newest hangout

Bar Scrawl: Our roving illustrator discovers a charming new wine bar in one of the borough’s quietest neighborhoods. Comments (3)
Development: The “G” on this train stands for gentrify. Comments (7)

Sci-fi spoof shows robots enslaving humanity using Facebook

Theater: The evil robots are taking over — one Facebook update at a time. Comments (1)
Take a tour through Brooklyn’s changing architectural landscape with expert John Hill and see some of the most striking structures in the borough. These are four of the attractions he’ll cover on his tour — which you can go see yourself without him — but then you’ll miss him divulge his knowledge about the buildings’ architecture and histories. Comment
Dining: We’re all very proud of Michael Phelps and the other Americans heroically competing in sports we don’t normally care about, but it wouldn’t be the Olympics without cheering guiltlessly for some other country’s team. Comments (2)

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