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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
DUMBO

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

Downtown

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
Williamsburg

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

Friday, March 21, 2014

Mean Streets

Safe and signed: Fake 20-mile-per-hour speed limits for Fort Greene, Park Slope, and Greenpoint

Call them the Department of Transformation. Comments (1)

Thursday, March 20, 2014

Gowanus

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
Williamsburg

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

The times, they are a-repeating. Comment

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Fort Greene

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

These kids are alright. Comment
Fort Greene

Car break-ins in 88th Precinct continue

Plus more relentless crime from Fort Greene and Clinton Hill’s 88th Precinct. Comment
Williamsburg

Four teens shot on S. Second Street

Plus all the other dastardly news from Williamsburg’s 90th Precinct. Comment
Brooklyn Heights

Goon punches and robs runner on Bergen Street

Plus all the other crime from Brooklyn Heights and Downtown’s 84th Precinct blotter. Comment
Greenpoint

Cops: Art thief caught red-handed

Plus all the other crime from Greenpoint’s 94th Precinct. Comment

Tuesday, March 18, 2014

Bedford-Stuyvesant

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

Monday, March 17, 2014

Gowanus

Plum-lord! City to cite Whole Foods 2nd time for ‘neglecting’ old building

The city says the Gowanus green grocer nicknamed “Whole Paycheck” needs to pay the piper for failing to fix up the historic Coignet building next door. Comment
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