Carroll Gardens–Cobble Hill

Julie Klausner is going to have a great ‘Week’ at the Bell House

Event: The comedienne behind the fun podcast, “How Was Your Week,” will tape the show live on Oct. 20. Comments (7)

A killer mashup! It’s ‘Gossip Girl’ — but with blood, guts and heavy weaponry

Books: Cecily von Ziegesar is coming to BookCourt with a novel — and this time, her “Gossip Girl” characters are real killers. Comments (1)

Man, Blair Waldorf is mad! An excerpt from the new ‘Gossip Girl’

Books: Blair turned to the 12-year-old. “Hello, little blond girl I’ve never seen before. Can you help me with something?” The girl’s blue eyes lit up. “Really?” Clutching the ice pick, Blair led her into the kitchen. “I was just thinking,” she said, slowing down to wrap one arm around the girl’s shoulders. “How much I’d like to watch you” — she turned and rammed the ice pick into the girl’s chest, splattering the white tile of the kitchen island with droplets of red blood — “die.” Comments (1)

Get food for the mind — and belly — at the Red Hook Film Fest

Cinema: The Tribeca Film Festival may be star-studded, but the Red Hook Film Festival’s got free key lime pie. Comment

The ol’ Ikea bus bump

Crime: A standard pickpocket on the bus to Beard Street. Plus more from Carroll Gardens, Cobble Hill and Red Hook’s 76th Precinct. Comment

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