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Monday, Oct. 31, 2011


The Marathon in Brooklyn — 12 miles of beers

Here’s our running guide to not running in next Sunday’s big (make that long) race. Comment

Thursday, Oct. 27, 2011


Flying Chinese! Acrobats soar at Brooklyn Center

Get ready for the National Acrobats of the People’s Republic this Saturday. Comment

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Modern times! New Brooklyn Museum show explores Jazz Age art

After nearly five years of preparation, the Brooklyn Museum is finally ready to unveil its 100-plus piece exhibition honoring modernity, technology, and progress — but you can forget iPhone photos, iPad doodles and Cory Arcangel-type Nintendo sculptures; this is modernity, 1920s style. Comment
Brighton Beach

Commie classics! Brooklyn Philharmonic brings Soviet-era cartoons to life

The Brooklyn Philharmonic will perform original soundtracks to six Soviet-era cartoons — while the animated shorts are screened next week. Comment

Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2011


The ‘Center’ of it all! Chinese acrobats, Russian dancers, flamenco dancers and more

They say variety is the spice of life — certainly, it’s the spice of the Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts, which is back in action with a delicious new season chock-full of dance performances, theater productions and musical concerts that cater to the many diverse cultural groups that call the borough home. Comment

Monday, Oct. 24, 2011


Harding returns! Legendary chef to helm Littleneck clam shack

Alan Harding has been named the chef at the soon-to-open Gowanus seafood stand. Comment
Park Slope

Zen, art and motorcycle maintenance

Vax Moto repair shop hosts a cool art exhibition. But put the pedal to the metal — it’s almost over. Comment
Bay Ridge

It’s a donut, no it’s a burger! Who cares? It’s delicious

The geniuses at Burger Bistro in Bay Ridge have done the impossible: created a donut burger. Comment

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