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Red Hook’s sandwich heroes: Gourmet grocers bring broccoli rabe to Sandy-ravaged section

The Best Thing We Ate This Week: Owners of this fancy sandwich counter chose an unfortunate time to set up shop: three months before superstorm Sandy. Comments (2)

UrbanGlass reopens as a ‘treehouse’

This forest is more at risk of breaking than burning. Comments (5)

Experience swine dining at this battle of the bacon concoctions in Gowanus

Dining: When you’ve got 15-pounds of bacon, anything is possible. Comments (5)

What to read this week

Books: Neighborhood booksellers give their recommendations. Comment
Theater: The surreal buddy comedy rocks, rolls, and does ballet. Comments (2)
Bar Scrawl: Superstorm Sandy could not lick the cash-only Red Hook fixture and our drinking cartoonist has the proof. Comments (7)

Wunderbar! Where to take the final sips of Oktoberfest in Brooklyn

This weekend is the chance to party like a German — Oktoberfest style! Between sausage tastings and stein-holding contests, it can be hard to pick which party is right for you. That’s where we come in, helping you decide which bretzel and bier spot to head to and break out your favorite lederhosen. Comments (2)

Which Oktoberfest party is right for you?

a) can be fun sometimes. Comment

Your headline here: The New Yorker’s caption contest comes alive for one night only in Gowanus

Nightlife: The New Yorker’s caption contest garners lots of entries each week, but it’s only once a year that the highfalutin magazine’s cartoonists and their citizen-writer counterparts walk into a bar together. Comments (5)
Art: The approaching one-year anniversary of superstorm Sandy is not lost on organizers of the Dumbo Arts Festival, which runs today through Sunday. Comment

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