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Thursday, Oct. 16, 2008

Vegetarianism is dead — long live meat!

Dining: Even the organizer of next week’s Brooklyn vegetarian restaurant week admits that vegan and vegetarian cuisine is going the way of the dodo bird (which, apparently tasted good). Comments (18)

Wilco’s ‘Golden’ boy

Wilco’s ‘Golden’ boy

Music: Playing in a successful rock band can be a double-edged sword — just ask Mikael Jorgensen. The Fort Greene musician is the keyboardist for legendary Chicago group Wilco — but as he leads a band of his own and prepares to release the group’s solo album, he’s finding that notoriety is both a blessing and a burden. Comment

Cuts for kids

Cuts for kids

Spa: During these tumultuous economic times, many adults try to pamper away their stress. But do kids need the same treatment? Comments (2)
Dining: Park Slopers who are still bemoaning the loss of the Tea Lounge will be able to satisfy a different craving when the beloved Vietnamese sandwich shop Hanco’s opens in the Seventh Avenue space. Comment

No meat, please

Dining: Just in time for Brooklyn’s vegetarian restaurant week, here’s our round-up of veggie and vegan eateries in the borough, culled from The Brooklyn Paper’s astounding dining pages. Comment

Your Halloween calendar

Event: The spookiest time of the year is upon us again, and before you know it the streets of Brooklyn will be crawling with little ghouls and goblins threatening tricks and demanding treats! If you’re looking for a fun alternative to the traditional house-to-house routine, here are loads of great activities, parades, festivals and concerts. With so much to do, this year’s Halloween could turn into a fortnight festival of fright — so here’s GO Brooklyn’s definitive clip-and-save calendar. Comment

Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2008

Cinema: Film crews use Brooklyn as a backdrop for everything from detergent commercials to Hollywood blockbusters — but when the director calls “cut,” our borough is left holding the bag in the form of tons of needless waste. Comments (1)

Like he likes it

Theater: All the world is a mall in the new musical at Gallery Players in Park Slope. Comment

Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2008

‘College’ education

‘College’ education

Dining: The New College Restaurant looks like it’s been taking finishing classes. It’s now a hipster hot spot called “South Slope.” Comment

Monday, Oct. 13, 2008

A must ‘Watch’!

A must ‘Watch’!

Awesome: Our reviewer raves about “Black Watch,” the searing anti-war show at St. Ann’s Warehouse in DUMBO. Comment

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