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Thursday, Jan. 22, 2009

Rock of aged: Bay Ridge bands never die — and they don’t fade away either

Music: Neil Young said that it’s better to burn out than it is to rust. Obviously, he’s never rocked in Bay Ridge. Comments (9).

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Brook-vin opens tonight!

Dining: A new wine bar opens on Seventh Avenue — so lift a glass of the great house red. Comment.

Big arts: Two new galleries open

Art: The economy may stink, but that isn’t stopping the owners of two new art galleries. Comment.

Eat here

Dining: It’s on an unlikely block — yet Vinegar Hill House has become a destination restaurant almost overnight. Comments (3).

Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2009

Cartoonist has gone country

Music: One of the coolest acts to come out of Brooklyn’s music scene is a country-crooning Jewish cartoonist from the New Yorker magazine who has two creaky chords and a voice that sounds like it was run over by the kind of beat-up Dodge that rumbles through his songs. Comment.

Care Bears on Fire are ready for prime time (even on a school night!)

Music: Finally, the Care Bears on Fire are not just for kids anymore. Comments (8).

Friday, Jan. 16, 2009

Sour ‘Cherry’: BAM’s Chekhov is a big slog

Theater: Our critic has a problem with the Sam Mendes-directed production of Chekhov’s “The Cherry Orchard” at BAM. Comments (2).

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Ace of clubs! Author Henkin will visit your book group

Books: Call him the anti-Salinger. Call him a shameless self-promoter. Hey, just call him — he’ll show up at your book club! Comment.