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Thursday, April 30, 2009

Designs of the times — a recession special at Brooklyn Designs

Shopping: Brooklyn Designs, the exhibition of the borough’s finest home furnishing makers, rears its sleek, contemporary head again next week. Even if you’re feeling the pinch of the recession, you don’t have to decorate your entire apartment only with Ikea products (not that there’s anything wrong with that). Comment.

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Mother’s Day is coming up — look, you need a gift

Shopping: Here’s our annual Mother’s Day gift guide! Comments (1).

A semi-precious scone from Sweet Melissa

Dining: Our top chef gives us a great Mother’s Day recipe. Comments (2).

This is one ‘Crazy’ tour of South Brooklyn’s mob past

Event: Red Hook is going to the mattresses — and we’re not talking about Ikea. Comments (57).

Studying is fun at this wine ‘university’

Dining: Becoming a wine snob has never been so easy, thanks to new “courses” at the Park Slope restaurant and wine bar Bussaco. Comment.

Jury of ‘Pier’

Art: Dawn Robyn Petrlik could have been excused for going negative with the Brooklyn Waterfront Artist Coalition’s spring art show, but she went with hope anyway. Comment.

Wednesday, April 29, 2009

Male call: BAM’s ‘Merchant of Venice’ is an all-boy show

Theater: “The Merchant of Venice,” William Shakespeare’s controversial play about love, loss, revenge and Jews is coming to Brooklyn for a two-week run. Comments (1).

Soak and roll: Band has party at the banya

Music: An indie supergroup has found a bizarre, but fitting, venue to unveil its new record — a Russian bathhouse in Kensington. Comment.

Tuesday, April 28, 2009

Blog party! This year’s blogfest is bigger than ever

Event: Newspapers are dying left and right. Ad revenues are falling like bodies on Oct. 29, 1929. And even the New York Times had to hit up a Mexican industrialist to stay alive. Comments (8).

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Monday, April 27, 2009

FOER! Look out, book fans, Jonathan’s new book is (gasp) non-fiction!

Books: Not so loud, but incredibly close: Jonathan Safran Foer sits down and talks to The Brooklyn Paper. Comments (2).

Ya gotta bee-lieve! Apiary puppet show is a hit at the Brick

Dooley Noted: The world’s foremost authority on puppetry, kids music and mime is back with a rave review for “The Colonists” at the Brick Theater. Comment.

Friday, April 24, 2009

Here’s how to win two Wilco tickets!

Awesome: We got ‘em, you want ‘em: two tickets to Wilco’s July 13 show at Coney Island. Click above to find out how to enter our giveaway contest! With video … Comments (2).

Pontiak joins the “Smash or Trash” dishonor roll

Smash or Trash: The Smash or Trash team sees this Virginia band as no better than a GM car. With video … Comments (1).

This ‘Glass’ is completely full

Event: It’s an Ira vs. Philip smackdown at St. Anne’s Warehouse (relax, they’re cousins!). Comment.