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Thursday, April 23, 2009

By George! Washington Avenue is making a comeback

Nightlife: Ken Crichlow remembers when the drug of choice on Washington Avenue was crack cocaine, not microbrews served in weird tall beakers with wooden stands. Comments (2).

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Wednesday, April 22, 2009

‘Giant’ news! They Might Be Giants reveal Prospect Park show

Awesome: Another day, another giant piece of concert news: They Might Be Giants revealed on Tuesday that the band will be doing a “free family concert” in Prospect Park on July 11. Comment.

Pro wrestling comes to Fort Greene

Event: Pro wrestlers are getting ready to piledrive Fort Greene in a raucous May 1 donnybrook. Comment.

Cherries are popping at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden

Event: The annual cherry blossom festival is back next weekend. Comments (2).

Fort Greene author finds that misery loves company

Books: Suzanne Guillette collected stories of sadness — and found a way out of her own. Comment.

Tuesday, April 21, 2009

Roger ‘Wilco’! We’ve got tickets to the concert of the summer

Awesome: This is the biggest news since Dylan! Wilco. Keyspan Park. July 13. Free tickets from The Brooklyn Paper. Comments (1).

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Monday, April 20, 2009

Pork lovers paradise in Park Slope

Dining: Set your calendars — Sunday, May 3 — for a great pork-filled day. Comments (2).

Hugh got it! Smartmom’s elusive spouse steps out with photo show

Art: You know him as Hepcat, the brooding, sometimes ornery, sometimes unemployed, husband behind the award-winning Smartmom, but Hugh Crawford is also the Ansel Adams of Brooklyn. Comments (3).

Friday, April 17, 2009

BAM! That was a great night!

Awesome: Merce Cunningham is honored — and all the stars drink, dance and hang at the Brooklyn Academy of Music on Thursday night. Comment.

Heavy petting in Greenpoint

Event: A newly opened Greenpoint beer seller will celebrate May Day (a day late, but who’s counting?) with a petting zoo — but the only animals on display will be of the human variety. Comments (1).

Speck Mountain joins the “Smash or Trash” honor roll

Smash or Trash: They wanted our review before their show next Sunday — but then cancelled the show. Too bad, because the Smash or Trash team actually liked their song. With video … Comments (1).