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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


This ‘gift’ garden keeps on giving

Volunteers from several faiths tilled a Noble Street garden’s rows and built some new raised beds this week that will one day provide nutritious vegetables for the Greenpoint Reformed Church’s soup kitchen. 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.

Fore! Mini golf is better than par

Families enjoyed free rounds of mini golf on a course with Brooklyn landmarks on Sunday as part of Heart of Brooklyn’s 10-year anniversary. Comment.

Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2011

Prospect Heights

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

Talk about top ramen. Comment.

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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.

Firms stage apartment crawl

During the slow summer months, three real-estate brokerage firms unite to host a moving open house in Carroll Gardens. Comment.

Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2011


Cook and drink like the pros!

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

Grand Street’s Cuas picks on-the-rise Maryland

Jose Cuas had plenty of high-major Division I schools after him, from St. John’s to Florida State, Boston College and Villanova. They were all a distant second to Maryland. 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

Fort Greene

Mayor ‘takes back the night’ in Fort Greene

Mayor Bloomberg and Police Commissioner Ray Kelly trekked to Brooklyn to celebrate National Night Out Against Crime on Tuesday, and found the perfect place — crime riddled Fort Greene Park. Comments (1).
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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