GO Brooklyn: The Brooklyn Paper#8217;s essential guide to the Borough of Kings

Thursday, July 31, 2008

Classic ‘Frock’

Classic ‘Frock’

Shopping: It’s August and the heat and humidity are still on the rise. But for Lexi Sacchi, the buyer for Frock, a new vintage boutique in Park Slope, it’s almost time to break out the winter threads. Comment

Three cheers

Nightlife: Even though The Trophy Bar in Williamsburg has only been open for three months, it already has the feel of an established neighborhood watering hole. Comment

Tasty restaurant gossip

Breaking Chews: We’re dishing up Brooklyn’s latest food news! Comments (1)

Get on board

Fitness: Starting Aug. 2, you’ll get the chance to explore the East River on a kayak or rowboat — no experience necessary. Comment

Reel people

Art: Our coastal borough hasn’t lost all traces of its maritime ways, as photographer Christian Johnston and writer Shamar Hill reveal in their exhibition “Fishermen of Sheepshead Bay,” on display now at South Oxford Space in Fort Greene. Comment

‘Best Painting’

Books: When art writers Deanna MacDonald and Geoff Smith set out to write their book, “100 Best paintings in New York,” they knew from the get-go that our borough would be a great place to visit. Comment

Artful spreads

Artful spreads

Art: A group of Brooklyn quilters are redefining the way we think of the folksy blankets with their latest show, “Stitch by Stitch: Works in Fabric,” on display now at Brooklyn College. Comments (4)

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