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Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014


Have truck, will travel: Photo show snaps Mexican carpoolers

This exhibition will may you think twice before complaining about New York rush hour. Comment.

Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014


Chock full: Top chocolatiers visit Gowanus for tasting party

This golden ticket will get you into a room of chocolate — and you won’t have to go searching through Wonka Bars to find one. Comment.

Monday, Jan. 6, 2014

Crown Heights

Hungry horticulture: Carnivorous plant expert offers science lesson with bite

The Brooklyn Children’s Museum is turning into a “Little Shop of Horrors.” Comment.
Fort Greene

Lights, camera, live-action: BAM screens play in real-time

Forget NBC’s “The Sound of Music Live” — the Brooklyn Academy of Music is screening a live Chekov play. Comment.

Friday, Jan. 3, 2014


Hail to the King: A rockabilly birthday bash for Elvis

New venue Radio Bushwick is hosting a birthday party for Elvis Presley, with live music, and dance, costume, and trivia contests. Comments (1).

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Red Hook

Root down: ‘Fiddling poet’ throws roots music showcase

Get back to your roots at the Jalopy Theatre, with a variety show combining Appalachian string-band music with Irish, country, bluegrass, and even some percussive dancing. Comment.

Thursday, Jan. 2, 2014


Brooklyn by the numbers: Facts and figures from 2013

What was the most rented movie? Biggest-selling book? Most requested karaoke song? We found out! Comment.

Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013


Freshman fifty: Comedians perform their first jokes of the year

See 50 comedians in one night at “50 First Jokes,” an annual tradition where local funny people share their first jokes of the year. Comment.

The last jokes of 2013

So I got catcalled recently. I don’t get catcalled a lot, but maybe it’s winter so people are stepping down their game. I was walking in Union Square, and I just hear this yelled with provocative enthusiasm: “NAMASTE!” And (I’m Indian so) I thought “No way, there’s no way that was for me. But I will just look over in that direction to see what’s going on.” So I look and I see thi Comment.

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