24/Seven

Sunday, June 27, 2010

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Lobster shift! Waterfront Book Festival celebrates maritime literature

The waterfront has long been a source of inspiration for Brooklyn writers, from Walt Whitman to Budd Schulberg. Comment.

Thursday, June 24, 2010

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It’s no ‘Illuscination’ — new Ringling circus is solid entertainment

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey hails itself as “The Greatest Show on Earth,” but the latest incarnation of the company’s one-ring venture in Coney Island is more like “The Subtlest Circus on Earth.” Comment.

Tuesday, June 22, 2010

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‘Fiery’ talk from Furnaces co-founder

Ten years ago, Eleanor Friedberger didn’t have too many places to play in Greenpoint. Comment.

Monday, June 21, 2010

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Funky fresh sound

Hank & Cupcakes have been making music for over a decade, but it took moving to Brooklyn to put them on the map. Comment.
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Mermaid Parade returns on Saturday!

The Mermaid Parade returns to Coney Island this weekend, with shiny scales, elastic flippers and, yes, widespread nudity on Surf Avenue. Comment.
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Grit and bear it at this all-grits festival

Joe Pesci’s Vinny Gambini character in the movie “My Cousin Vinny” was probably the first Brooklynite to eat grits, but he sure won’t be the last. Comment.

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