GO Brooklyn: The Brooklyn Paper#8217;s essential guide to the Borough of Kings
Music: The term “the new Dylan” gets thrown around a lot, sometimes with success (Bruce Springsteen, Bright Eyes), other times prematurely (Jakob Dylan) — but, heck, let’s do it again: Frank Hoier is the new Dylan. Comment

Sex film

Cinema: If you don’t attend a night of short films at a Williamsburg gallery next week, then you might be looking for love (and lust) in all the wrong places. Comments (4)

Agit prop

Waiting in the Wings: A Manhattan-based troupe prepares its big play on Brooklyn gentrication. Comment
Theater: No, the two men running around the stage wearing dresses and cursing about a son on parole or the filthy language of Christmas carols aren’t part of a ribald holiday drag show at the Gallery Players; they’re bringing to life all 22 characters in “A Tuna Christmas.” Comment

Short stuff

Cinema: Short films are getting their moment in the spotlight in two different mini-festivals next week. Comment
Fashion: When Barack and Michelle Obama move into the White House, some people will be watching more than just how the First Couple solves the financial crisis. Comments (1)

The bard of Bushwick


The bard of Bushwick

Music: Folkie-country-bluesman Frank Hoier, the bard of Bushwick, stopped by our DUMBO offices to sing his big hit, “Jesus Don’t Give Tax Breaks to the Rich,” as an exclusive to readers. Hoier will be at Union Pool in Williamsburg on Dec. 7, but until then, enjoy his big number. Comments (5)
Art: What is the difference between museum-quality art and a quality art book? Comment

A purrrfect night out on the town at New Cats Cafe

Dining: New Cats Café (2027 Emmons Avenue, in the Loehmann’s Plaza; 718-332-4850 or offers a cornucopia of reasons to stop by, from the unique menu, boasting gourmet dishes inspired by French, Spanish and Italian kitchens, to the live music, to the exceptionally well stocked bar and menu of fine wines, and the environment of beauty and good times. The warm, contemporary interior beckons with a comfortable and cozy dining experience. Comment

Keep it local!

Stay in touch with your community. Subscribe to our free newsletter: