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It’s a burger bash!

It’s a burger bash!

Dining: You know you want it. The only question is, how. Comments (1)

Here are our favorite unsung hamburgers

Dining: Everyone has enjoyed the widely lauded burgers at Dumont and Mullane’s, but have you savored Brooklyn’s unsung burgers? Get on the patty wagon with this handy GO Brooklyn guide to the borough’s most underrated burgers. Comments (6)

Get your ‘Lear’ here! Gallery Players will do summer Shakespeare

Theater: Park Slope’s best local theater company is set to steal the spotlight from Manhattan’s annual summer Shakespeare festival this July with “King Lear.” And that’s just the beginning. Comment

Marty’s concert series rocks — of ages!

Music: Borough President Markowitz’s summer concert series lineup is out — and it features some big names…from the past. Comments (2)

That’s helado good news

Dining: The calendar waits until June 21, but in Sunset Park, summer actually begins in late March. Comments (2)

Our contest lets YOU be the burger king

Dining: The Brooklyn Paper joins the New York City Wine and Food Festival to take you — and your burger — to the Burger Bash this fall. Don’t miss this once-in-a-lifetime contest opportunity. No purchase necessary! Comments (2)

Hip-hop festival returns to DUMBO

Music: The Brooklyn Hip Hop Festival is back — with bigger names and a second stage. Comments (1)

Who doesn’t love Jell-O — shaped like a stapler?

Event: It’s time to get jiggly with it. Comment

The best thing we ate this week: The burger at Building on Bond

The Best Thing We Ate This Week: In these troubled times, you need simple pleasures. But the best thing we ate this week — the burger at Building on Bond — proves that simplicity doesn’t means compromise. Comment

S.L.A.M. Warehouse sends in the clowns to fight recession

Williamsburg: A Williamsburg party seeks to turn the frown wrought by the current economic climate upside down by bringing the circus to town and sending in the clowns. Comment

The art of nourishing young minds at McCarren Park

Williamsburg: In addition to featuring more established D.I.Y. artists, Artists & Fleas’ “Market in McCarren,” which runs every Saturday through the summer, has the additional benefit of providing a venue for Williamsburg’s more up−and−coming artists. Comment

Art for Social Justice at El Puente

Williamsburg: Hector Calderon, principal of El Puente Academy of peace and justice, eloquently summed up a central tenet of El Puente, the North Brooklyn community organization. Comment

Grease is still the word in Brooklyn

Brooklyn Courier: Stellar students stole the show when they took to the stage for a rollicking performance of “Grease” at Middle School 51. Comment

Farmers market

Brooklyn Courier: With twice as many vendors, the Sunday Farmers Market in Park Slope, held on Fifth Avenue between Third and Fourth streets every Sunday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., will be a one−stop−shop for neighborhood residents this season. Comment

Russian cultural festival

Brooklyn Courier: As part of the monthlong Seventh Annual Russian Heritage Festival, June 1−30, the Russian American Foundation is holding two community events at Asser Levy Seaside Park, Ocean Parkway & Seabreeze Avenue, in the Brighton Beach section of Brooklyn Comment

PAL health fair

Brooklyn Courier: The Police Athletic League (PAL) Miccio Headstart Center will hold its annual health fair for Head Start and other families in Red Hook, June 12 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Pal Miccio Center, 120 West Ninth Street. Comment

Summer festival

Brooklyn Courier: The Urban Assembly Academy of Arts & Letters, a third−year public middle school in Fort Greene, invites families and community members to attend its 2nd Annual SummerFest on June 20th, from 12 to 3 p.m. at the school located at 225 Adelphi Street. Comment

P.S. 207 students shine bright in the spotlight

Kings Courier: Starry−eyed students engaged rapt visitors with their showmanship during a spring concert at Public School 207. Comment

P.S. 255 celebrates music and poetry

Kings Courier: Public School 255’s favorite BookPAL, actor Paul Hecht and fellow musicians brought music and poetry to the school as a culmination to National Poetry Month. Comment

BK goes medieval!

Flatbush: Just call it Aviator Sports & Recreation−shire! Comment

Frolicking fun at flat bid fest

Flatbush: Spring spectacles abounded in the nabe when the Flatbush Avenue Business Improvement District held a street fair, featuring fun for the whole family. Comment

Annual Holocaust observance coming

Canarsie: The Holocaust Memorial Committee’s 25th Annual Gathering & Exhibit will be held at 12 p.m., June 14 at Holocaust Memorial Park, Shore Boulevard and Emmons Avenue at the foot of Sheepshead Bay. Comment

Canarsie calls stars back to gridiron

Canarsie: Gridiron gladiators locked friendly horns and wowed the crowd with their skills and showmanship during an alumni football game at Canarsie High School. Comment

Lutheran Church invites new members

Canarsie: Classes will be starting for Bay Ridge residents to join Bethlehem Lutheran Church, one of Brooklyn’s most active and growing Lutheran churches. Comment

Local Produce Festival: a bounty of neighborhood fun

Brooklyn Heights: Are you coming to the revel? Comment

Block party fever grips residents of Devon Avenue

Bay News: How do Brooklynites ring in the start of summer? Comment

Get in on the great goings−on at Prospect Park

Parenting: Here’s a list of all the special events and ongoing events this month at Prospect Park, Brooklyn’s favorite greenspace. Comment

Free ‘Together in NY Community Festival’

Parenting: As part of the monthlong Seventh Annual Russian Heritage Festival, June 1−30, the Russian American Foundation is holding two community events at Asser Levy Seaside Park, Ocean Parkway & Seabreeze Avenue, in the Brighton Beach section of Brooklyn Comment

10th annual Jimmy McElroy 5K run

Bay News: The Good Shepherd Sports 10th Annual 5K Run⁄Walk in memory of Jimmy McElroy will be held June 20, rain or shine. Comment

18th Annual Bay Fest comes to Emmons Avenue

Bay News: Sheepshead Bay overflowed with family−friendly fun as spring revelers celebrated the borough’s liquid jewel by heading for Bay Fest 2009. Comment

Barbershop chorus

Bay News: The Brooklyn Chorus, a chapter of Sweet Adelines International, is hosting open house rehearsals at 7:45 p.m., June 22. Comment

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