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Monday, Aug. 15, 2011

Prospect Heights

Celebrate Washington Avenue on Saturday

An under-rated business strip gets its well-deserved close-up in an all-day festival. Comment

Friday, Aug. 12, 2011

Books

This weekend’s must reads — handpicked by your favorite bookstore

See what the ladies behind WORD, Greenlight and BookMark Shoppe are recommending. Comment

Thursday, Aug. 11, 2011

Fort Greene

Finally, a book about Brooklyn books!

Evan Hughes new history gives as definitive a look at the borough’s literary scene as possible. Until, of course, the next big Brooklyn author emerges. Comment

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Brooklyn’s literary legacy — a timeline

And here’s look at the borough’s most-notable literary moments. Comment

Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2011

Prospect Heights

Noodle news! Morimoto brain trust to open ramen shop in Prospect Heights

Talk about top ramen. Comment
Event

Diceman comebacketh! Andrew Dice Clay chats about [romantic love], life and more [romantic love]

Here’s the censored version of our chat with the self-proclaimed greatest comic in the world. Comment
Cobble Hill

Kid stuff! Karen K leads the Jitterbugs at Carroll Park on Aug. 17

Karen Kalafatas offers a free concert in the heart of Dan Zanes-ville. Comment

Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2011

Williamsburg

Cook and drink like the pros!

Two chefs give up two of the secrets of Le Comptoir in Williamsburg. Comment
Park Slope

Writer Sapphire is back next week with new gem

Fifteen years after “Push,” the writer gives birth to “The Kid” — and a reading at the Brooklyn Public Library on Aug. 15. Comment

Monday, Aug. 8, 2011

Carroll Gardens

Girl talk: The Bandana Splits are one charming throwback

The trio celebrates the release of its debut album at, naturally, a soda fountain. Comment

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