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Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Gowanus

Show and smell: Freaky corpse contest brings stuffed animals and skeletons to Gowanus

You don’t have to take a dip in the Gowanus Canal to see some freaky mutant creatures on April 6. Comment

Monday, March 31, 2014

Prospect Heights

The ‘Brooklyn bonfire’ is back!

The silent film that helped coin the term “it girl” is playing at the Central Library — just blocks away from where its star Clara Bow grew up. Comment
Williamsburg

Bust a move and a gut: ‘Comedy in Dance’ fest features grooving grannies

Did you hear the one about the dancers who wanted to make their audience laugh? Comment
Williamsburg

Hilarious hoofers: Other tops picks from the ‘Comedy in Dance Festival’

A fusion of improv comedy and dance, a duet over a crossword, and a modern take on “Cats” are just some of the pieces at Triskelion Arts’ annual “Comedy in Dance Festival.” Comment

Friday, March 28, 2014

Park Slope

Pot-er Familias: P’Slope journalist writes book about his dope-smuggling dad

Take your kid to work day? Fuhgeddaboudit! Comment

Thursday, March 27, 2014

Williamsburg

The band played on: The rise and fall and rise of Ditmas Park duo Via Audio

Via Audio has weathered the loss of its management, booking agent, and the lack of a label. But can it overcome a seperation of 2,448 miles? Comment

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Atlantic Yards

Biz-tsar turn! Nets owner wants to pass team offices to Russia

The Russian billionaire who owns Brooklyn’s home-team is planning to move its corporate operation overseas, apparently to beat the descent of a second Iron Curtain in response to Russia’s military chicanery in Ukraine. Comment
Red Hook

Electric dreams: See a 12-piece theremin orchestra in Red Hook

The popularity of the theremin comes in waves. Now it is generating buzz once again, with a history-making concert at Pioneer Works. Comment
Greenpoint

New gallery is blowing up: Greenpoint studio takes off with balloon sculptures

Talk about art that pops! Comment
Park Slope

Hip-hop hooray: Sing along to ’90s rap and R&B classics in Park Slope

Stop, collaborate, and join in the chorus. Comment
Fort Greene

Road rage: Driver hits delivery guy with club

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

Cops: Five arrested for pummeling man on Hicks Street

Plus a smattering of other crimes from the 76th Precinct in Carroll Gardens. Comment
Brooklyn Heights

Punk takes G train rider’s phone

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