24/Seven

Friday, April 18, 2014

Books

What to read this week

Neighborhood booksellers give their recommendations. Comment.
Prospect Heights

A Swoon song: Famed street artist builds giant tree inside Brooklyn Museum

The museum’s rotunda has been transformed into a fanciful landscape. Comment.
Bay Ridge Nights

Bay Ridge is hopping!

Looking to pass over Passover and grease your Easter? Look no further than a night out in Bay Ridge. Comment.

Thursday, April 17, 2014

Brooklyn Heights

Ai Wei-where? Ai Weiwei’s art is coming to Brooklyn — but he is not

The artist is not present. Comment.
Dining

Basket case: We go hunting for Brooklyn’s best Easter chocolates

Forget about eggs — the borough’s top chocolatiers are making chocolate-dipped Peeps, two-foot tall bunnies, and chocolate-coated matzoh this Easter. Comment.

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Cobble Hill

Cut it out: Weird collection of collages coming to Cobble Hill gallery

This art show works on paper. Comment.

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Bay Ridge

Burn before reading: Bay Ridge fire investigator pens hot new novel

Author Shelley Reuben both solves and writes mysteries. Comments (1).
Gowanus

Folk talking: A glossary of Americana words and expressions

Blend in at the Brooklyn Folk Festival with this guide to old-timey lingo. Comment.

Monday, April 14, 2014

DUMBO

A chilling read: Quirky P’Heights ice cream parlor releases cookbook

Get the inside scoop on Ample Hills Creamery’s madcap flavors. Comment.
Greenpoint

NYC etiquette master talks being on your best Brooklyn behavior

Manners-minded artist Nathan Pyle on borough driving habits and nagivating the Brooklyn Bridge. Comment.

Friday, April 11, 2014

Williamsburg

Intox-egg-ated: Grand Street hosts boozy Easter egg hunt for adults

Why should kids have all the fun? Comment.
Gowanus

‘Biased’ in Brooklyn: Comedian W. Kamau Bell hits the Bell House

The political funny man talks life after “Totally Biased.” Comment.
Prospect Heights

Tuvan and groovin’: Trio puts modern spin on traditional throat singing

Alash Ensemble is more than just a pretty voice. Comment.

Thursday, April 10, 2014

Williamsburg

Caravan of carnage: W’burg play offers bloody, trippy take on the Donner Party

See the story of the ill-fated American pioneers live — and dead — on stage. Comment.
Parenting

Eggcellent: Easter egg hunts and activities around Brooklyn

Get hopping to these sweet Easter events. Comments (1).

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