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Thursday, Feb. 5, 2009

Books: Williamsburg hipster chicks will eat you alive, says this graphic artist in a new collection of comic stories. Comments (1)

Valentine’s savings

Shopping: Retailers and restaurateurs on Fifth Avenue in Park Slope are putting their hearts on sale for Valentine’s Day. Comments (1)

Big fat Greek feast

Big fat Greek feast

Dining: Park Slope restaurateur Spiro Hiotis named Athena Mediterranean Cuisine after the Greek goddess of wisdom (and, perhaps more important, his daughter) — and it seems that his newly opened eatery has been blessed with some divine intelligence. Comments (22)

Wednesday, Feb. 4, 2009

‘Warsaw’ no ghetto for record fans

Shopping: Just take those old records off the shelf and make room for new vinyl in your collection, because dozens of vendors are again storming Warsaw on Feb. 15 in what is fast-becoming a major musical event in the borough. Comment

Twitter ‘writers’ get their Pulitzers

Event: This article is too long to win a Shorty Award. Comments (3)

Tuesday, Feb. 3, 2009

The secrets of love…in one book!

Books: Ben Karlin, a former “Daily Show” and “Colbert Report” writer, will read from his book about bad breakups on Feb. 13 in DUMBO. Comment
The Butcher of Flatbush Ave. Extension: Our critic raves about “Thoroughly Modern Millie” at the Gallery Players. Comment

A Neil Diamond tribute — in the buff

Waiting in the Wings: Lots of upcoming works on stage, including a raunchy tribute to Neil Diamond, the Jewish Elvis! Comment

Friday, Jan. 30, 2009

Sound nix at Sound Fix

Sound nix at Sound Fix

Music: It will be remembered as the day the music died: After five years of free music, one year of free stand-up comedy, and lots of noise complaints, Sound Fix, a Williamsburg record store, is closing down its bar and live-music space. Comment

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