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Saturday, July 28, 2012

Musician’s trek from Sierra Leone to Williamsburg

Music: A ground-breaking musician who turned the traditional tunes of Sierra Leone into the soundtrack of a conflict has reemerged as a star in Brooklyn — even after an eight-year stint as a fast food employee. Comments (3).

Friday, July 27, 2012

Muppets invade Propspect Park

Music: Bring your kids, but only if they have good taste in singing puppets. Comment.

Musician’s trek from Sierra Leone to Williamsburg

Music: A ground-breaking musician who turned the traditional tunes of Sierra Leone into the soundtrack of a conflict has reemerged as a star in Brooklyn — even after an eight-year stint as a fast food employee. Comments (3).

Bartoonist shares his thoughts on Vinegar Hill’s newest hangout

Bar Scrawl: Our roving illustrator discovers a charming new wine bar in one of the borough’s quietest neighborhoods. Comments (3).

Thursday, July 26, 2012

G train safari explores changing borough

Development: The “G” on this train stands for gentrify. Comments (7).

Sci-fi spoof shows robots enslaving humanity using Facebook

Theater: The evil robots are taking over — one Facebook update at a time. Comments (1).

Your guide to architectural wonders along the G line

Take a tour through Brooklyn’s changing architectural landscape with expert John Hill and see some of the most striking structures in the borough. These are four of the attractions he’ll cover on his tour — which you can go see yourself without him — but then you’ll miss him divulge his knowledge about the buildings’ architecture and histories. Comment.

Wednesday, July 25, 2012

London Olympics guide: How to root for Brits in Brooklyn

Dining: We’re all very proud of Michael Phelps and the other Americans heroically competing in sports we don’t normally care about, but it wouldn’t be the Olympics without cheering guiltlessly for some other country’s team. Comments (2).

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