24/Seven

Thursday, July 31, 2014

Gowanus

Expert in demonically posessed cats to give talk in Gowanus

Cats — lovable family pets, or evil minions of Satan? Comment.
Greenpoint

Me-Yow! Rocker David Yow releases book of cat pictures

The legendary Jesus Lizard frontman is part punk, park cat lady. Comment.

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Brooklyn Heights

Book-lyn Heights!

Take a literary pub crawl through one of the borough’s most storied neighborhoods. Comment.
Williamsburg

Guitar heroes: Play ‘Rock Band’ for a good cause

And your mom told you video games were a waste of time. Comment.

Monday, July 28, 2014

Cobble Hill

Marine life: Author pens book on childhood in M’Park

Bay Ridge had Hubert Selby, Jr., Boerum Hill has Jonathan Lethem — and now, Marine Park has Mark Chiusano. Comment.
Williamsburg

Surf’s up! Brooklyn band to open for surf rock legend Dick Dale

Dust off those huaraches and break out the Sex Wax! Comment.
Music

Tubular tunes: A Brooklyn surf rock roundup

We have braved rip currents an sandy trunks to bring you the best in the borough’s surf music scene. Comment.

Saturday, July 26, 2014

Books

What to read this week

Neighborhood booksellers give their recommendations. Comment.

Friday, July 25, 2014

Bay Ridge Nights

Bay Ridge pumps up the volume!

A big weekend of live music is ready to rock the Ridge! Comment.
Park Slope

New York stories: Performers share tales of moving to the big city

They wanted to be a part of it — New York, New York! Comment.

Thursday, July 24, 2014

Williamsburg

I want my MTV back! Celebrate the golden age of music videos

Reality stars might have killed the music video, but the classic era of MTV is not forgotten. Comment.
Gowanus

Wizard world: PotterCon is a Harry Potter party for grown-ups

Call it Harry Potter and the Goblet of Beer. Comment.

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Gowanus

Chew on this: Pat Kiernan to host tasty food trivia night

The beloved NY1 host is the host with the roast! Comment.
Red Hook

Art of glass: Exhibition features see-through gun sculptures

The appeal of this art show is transparent. Comment.

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

DUMBO

Cirque du stroll-eil!

This sidewalk-inspired circus show is anything but pedestrian. Comment.

Monday, July 21, 2014

Williamsburg

Party like it’s 2007! Event celebrates golden years of Myspace

This Glasslands Gallery show is in our top eight. Comment.
Marine Park

Babs-olutely fabulous! Famed Streisand impersonator to play Marine Park

The Marine Park Alliance finally found someone. Someone to share the Carmine Carro Community Center stage. They finally found the one. To be with every night (but mostly the night of July 27). Comments (1).
Fort Greene

Clinton Hill doc’s new book explains the ‘Truman Show Delusion’

Ever feel like your life is a TV show? You are not alone. Comment.

Friday, July 18, 2014

Williamsburg

Space jammers! Alien bluegrass band finds fame on the big screen

It is life imitating art imitating alien life. Comment.
Bay Ridge Nights

Walking on Third Ave. sunshine

The Summer Stroll on Third Avenue is back, and don’t it feel good? Comment.
Park Slope

Parking is such sweet sorrow: ‘Romeo and Juliet’ in a car park

Forget Shakespeare in the park — this is Shakespeare in the parking lot. Comment.
Theater

Shakespeare in the park shows around Brooklyn

The hills are alive with the sound of iambic pentameter. Comment.

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Williamsburg

Country road: G’point musician has love, will travel

Melaena Cadiz just can’t wait to get on the road again. Comment.
Prospect Heights

Deck the beer halls! Celebrate Christmas in July at a winter brew party

Santa is coming early to Brooklyn — and he is bringing beer. Comment.

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Park Slope

From Russia, with love! Band pays tribute to iconic Soviet rock group

Beat the summer heat with a taste of the Cold War. Comment.
Gowanus

Road tripping: Performance stars 1970s pop-up camper

Third Rail Projects’ new show explores the horror of the family camping trip through contemporary dance, ’70s music, and passive-aggressive dialogue. Comment.

Monday, July 14, 2014

Park Slope

Park Slope’s next top dog model

Freddy’s Bar is hosting a doggie fashion show on July 18. Comment.
Williamsburg

Cheap flick! Film fest celebrates movies made on cell phones

That video that you made in your apartment last night — no, not that one — might just be cinematic gold. Comment.

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