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GO Brooklyn: The Brooklyn Paper#8217;s essential guide to the Borough of Kings
Dining: Pizza historian Scott Wiener will explain how the cheesy finger-food became a staple of New York fare and how his home borough helped get it there. Comment
Dining: Pizza historian Scott Wiener will explain how the cheesy finger-food became a staple of New York fare and how his home borough helped get it there. Comments (1)
Editor’s Picks: Got plans the coming week? No? Don’t worry, we have got you covered. Comment

Everybody’s going off the deep end at Bay Ridge Nights

Bay Ridge Nights: Everybody’s working for the weekend — and here at Bay Ridge Nights, we’re working for you. Comment

Gigglechicks: Ladies that make us laugh coming to Gowanus

Event: These ladies don’t need a laugh track. Comment

Gigglechicks: Ladies that make us laugh coming to Gowanus

Event: Finally, living proof that girls are funny. Comment
Event: Take a tour of Brooklyn’s sordid mafioso history — and check out some books while you’re at it. Comments (7)
Event: Take a tour of Brooklyn’s sordid mafioso history — and check out some books while you’re at it. Comment
Books: Brooklyn’s criminal past is not the only option for a Bike the Branches tour. The library’s Brooklyn Collection helped prepare 12 different routes that focus on different aspects of the borough’s past and alcohol-soaked present. Our panel of expert recommenders picked a basketful so you do not have to. Comment

Switching gears! Other ways to exercise your library card

Books: Brooklyn has loved liquor for as long as it has been inhabited. The route features historic buildings from Brooklyn’s beer-brewing heyday, such as the former Leibmann and Rheingold breweries on Forest Street, Schaefer Brewing Company on Kent Avenue, and Excelsior on Pulaski Street. The tour also features some newer points — and pints — of interest, including the Brooklyn Brewery, the Kings County Disti Comment

Caught in a Babs romance

Music: An accomplished singer is tackling Barbra Streisand’s intimidating songbook in Manhattan Beach. Comment

Caught in a Babs romance

Music: An accomplished singer is tackling Barbra Streisand’s intimidating songbook in Manhattan Beach. Comments (2)

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