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GO Brooklyn: The Brooklyn Paper#8217;s essential guide to the Borough of Kings

Friday, Nov. 21, 2014

Bartoonist finds a delightful hidden cocktail den

Bar Scrawl: Prospect Lefferts Gardens bar Erv’s on Beekman is cramped, sparsely decorated, and weirdly located — but the bartenders and drinks are fantastic, our drinking illustrator reports. Comment.

Five things to do in Brooklyn this week!

Nightlife: Play “Star Wars” trivia, get your holiday shopping done, hear some delicious stories, and other things to do in Brooklyn Nov. 21–26. Comment.

Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014

Boom! Greenpointer explains spontaneous human combustion

Event: It is actually a real thing that happens. Just not very often. Comment.

Slurred speech: Writers to give boozy TED-style talks

Nightlife: PowerPoint presentations usually drive people to drink, not the other way around. Comment.

Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014

Pin-art-a! Gowanus art installation is made to be smashed to pieces

Weird Art: Art is dead — or it will be after this show is done with it. Comments (2).

Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014

Right turn! Artists create flip-books for Boerum Hill exhibition

Art: To everything, turn, turn, turn. There is an art show, turn, turn, turn. Comment.

Brooklyn trio throws 300th birthday party for Bach

Music: No, not that Bach — his son. Comments (3).

Monday, Nov. 17, 2014

Popular Brooklyn-drawn webcomic ‘Strong Female Protaganist’ is now a book

Books: She is not only the hero Gotham deserves, but she is also the one it needs right now. Comment.

Short film explores love and loss in Prospect Park

Cinema: Prospect Park is ready for its close-up. Comment.

Saturday, Nov. 15, 2014

What to read this week

Books: Neighborhood booksellers give their top picks of new literature. Comment.

Friday, Nov. 14, 2014

Five things to do in Brooklyn this week!

Nightlife: Sing along to ’90s alt-rock, run a 5K dressed as Batman, learn the dirty secrets of Prospect Park, and other great things to do in Brooklyn Nov. 14–18. Comment.

Upper crust! Become a pie-witness expert this Thanksgiving

Dining: Learn the science behind perfect pies at these classes in Brooklyn. Comment.

Thursday, Nov. 13, 2014

Veterans of 1970s Bushwick discuss burning questions

Event: A fire marshal, a tenant lawyer, and a displaced resident walk into a panel discussion... Comments (1).

Great Gil Scott! P’Slope author pens bio of legendary poet

Books: This reading will not be televised. Comment.

Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2014

Brooklyn musicians play new songs on invented instruments

Music: Plain old pianos are so passé. Comment.

B is for book fair! Brooklyn Museum to host 30 children’s authors

Books: Move over, Alphabet City! Comment.

Red Hooker’s new instrument brings out secret sounds

Music: What makes this original instrument so cool? We attempt to explain. Comment.

Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2014

W’burg gallery celebrates artist’s bizarre Christmas tradition

Weird Art: Fifty artists have created weird and wonderful dolls for a show inspired by an un-merry holiday season 50 years ago. Comment.