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Thursday, Aug. 13, 2009

Cobble Hill author is about to go ‘fourth’ and collect big prize

Books: Cobble Hill author Arthur Phillips is poised to join the most elite strata of novelists — those with money. Comment

It’s fair fowl at one Red Hook restaurant

Dining: Home/made, a Van Brunt Street eatery, is hosting a chicken dinner. Comments (1)

A peach of a pie from Sweet Melissa

Shopping: As much as I hate to leave my beloved Brooklyn, I do enjoy going to my parent’s Jersey shore summer rental at the end of each July. Comment

This one-woman ‘radio’ show is crackling good

Theater: Check out Tanya O’Debra’s one-night-only radio show at Glasslands. Comment

It’s ‘La Dolce Vino’ at Enoteca on Court

Cinema: What’s better than watching a movie with a bunch of friends and popcorn? Watching a movie with a bunch of friends and pizza in the garden of a great restaurant. Comment

Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2009

Dining: Meet Kyle Huebbe, the winner of our Burger Bash contest. Comments (3)

Five great burgers you can make at home

Dining: There can only be one winner of The Brooklyn Paper’s first-annual “You’re Going to the Burger Bash!” contest, but our burger-eating team of Mike “Rib-Eyd” McLaughlin and Gersh “Good Cholesterol” Kuntzman attest that there were certainly no losers. All five finalists served up excellent hamburgers that gave the judges fits trying to pick the single best one. Here are the recipes, so you can try them all at home. Comment

Put out a blanket and hear some great books in Fort Greene Park

Books: Fort Greene’s pen-wielding luminaries — we’re talking Colson Whitehead, Toure, and Nelson George — will be leaving their fortresses of literary solitude for the Summer Literary Festival next Saturday. Comments (1)
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And here’s how we told him the good news!

Dining: Watch our exclusive video about how Kyle Huebbe got the news of his triumph! Comment

Friday, Aug. 7, 2009

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Catch In Cadeo — tonight!

Smash or Trash: The “Smash or Trash” team loved this band’s new song, “Communist Lecture.” See In Cadeo tonight or on Aug. 20. Comments (4)

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