Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Fort Greene

Big boppers: The New Cookers bring the bop to Brooklyn Jazz Fest

The New Cookers is steeped in the ghosts of jazz past. Comment.

Cooking the book: Chef-turned-author writes novel on life in the kitchen

The pen is mightier than the carving knife. Comment.

Monday, March 24, 2014


One-man show blends slapstick with social media

A new show at City Tech allows audience members to interact with a clown on a mission to find love via social media. Comment.

Mom and popping: Over-50s hip-hop group busts a move in Willamsburg

Forget the Jitterbug and the Charleston — these golden gals are popping and locking like pros. Comment.

Saturday, March 22, 2014


What to read this week

Neighborhood booksellers give their recommendations. Comment.

Friday, March 21, 2014

Bay Ridge Nights

Bay Ridge goes on parade

Celebrate one last weekend of Saint Patrick’s Day fun in the Ridge Comment.
Marine Park

Chili factor: Aviator’s chili fest has ostrich on the menu

Something spicy is cooking at Floyd Bennett Field. Comment.

Thursday, March 20, 2014


Game of crones: Gowanus shuffleboard club to launch mahjong league

The Royal Palms Shuffleboard Club is adding another grandma-inspired activity to its roster. Comment.

Forever young: Bands play tribute to ’80s-era Bob Dylan

The times, they are a-repeating. Comment.

Gray is the new black: Other activities Brooklyn’s young can co-opt from the elderly

Bingo and bocce are hip, so why not couponing and water aerobics? Comment.

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Fort Greene

Child’s play: Teen actors go pro in Fort Greene production

These kids are alright. Comment.

Tuesday, March 18, 2014


Soul man: Fort Greene author Nelson George on ‘Soul Train’ and gentrification

Nelson George, one of the preeminent critics of African-American pop culture, discusses his new book, and Spike Lee’s comments about Fort Greene. Comment.

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