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Thursday, June 4, 2009

Staycation this summer? Our GO Brooklyn guide makes it a great one

It’s summer and the economy stinks. But Brooklyn is the perfect place for a staycation. From outdoor films to Mojito-soaked patios to circuses to parades of half-naked mermaids, you’ll find plenty to do this summer — all in walking or subway distance from your home. Comment

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The better the cheese, the ‘Larder’ they come

Shopping: Park Slope residents will be saying cheese when they visit Bklyn Larder — a new fromagerie that opened on Flatbush Avenue this week. Comment

The day the music died: Williamsburg’s Black Betty to close

Nightlife: The influential Williamsburg music venue Black Betty is closing on a blue note. Comment

Wednesday, June 3, 2009

The Atlantic Avenue artwalk returns

Art: The sixth annual Atlantic Avenue Artwalk this weekend has the same 200 or so artists, the same wide range of studio openings, and plenty of film screenings and live music — but this year, it’s a “recession-friendly event,” thanks to plenty of freebies and discounted menus at restaurants. Comments (1)

Tuesday, June 2, 2009

Boro lit luminaries shine on

Books: Park Slope may be battling Prospect Heights for the title of the most writer-friendly community in Brookyn, but the entire borough continues to stake its claim to national literary prominence. Comments (1)

Monday, June 1, 2009

Ira Glass is coming! Ira Glass is coming!

Books: It doesn’t get much bigger than this in Park Slope: Ira Glass is coming to town! And it’s for a good cause! Comment

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