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Thursday, Aug. 5, 2010

Books: Last week, Brooklyn fanboys lost one of their stomping grounds, when Rocketship closed up shop after five years in Cobble Hill. Comments (9)

‘Hellcity’ is a graphic novel with explosive results

Books: Writer Macon Blair loves his apartment in Prospect Lefferts Gardens, and artist Joe Flood says he’s inspired by living in the borough after moving to Crown Heights from New Jersey nine years ago. So you‘ll have to forgive them for blowing up the Brooklyn Bridge. Comment

Tuesday, Aug. 3, 2010

BREAKING! Aretha cancels Brooklyn shows

Music: The Queen of Soul is not Brooklyn-bound after all! Comments (3)

R-E-S-P-E-C-T! Aretha to play Brooklyn twice this month

Music: All hail the Queen of Soul! Comments (1)

Good jeans! Loren Cronk opens his denim den in Greenpoint

Fashion: Sure, your $300 pair of Ed Hardy jeans are cool, but it’s time to grow up and meet the denim fanatic who offers style and value to the celebrities — designer Loren Cronk just opened his own retail shop in Greenpoint. Comments (2)
Art: The former home of Williamsburg Engine 212 will become the future home of a neighborhood community center — but for one day next week it will be an art gallery. Comments (2)

Monday, Aug. 2, 2010

Theater: At the Brick Theater this month, you’ll be sure to laugh and cry, just like the Greeks intended. Comment
Music: Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings play the band shell in Prospect Park. Comment

Jazz man to ‘Usher’ in new score for Vince Price classic

Cinema: Marco Benevento does not have quite the right disposition for “The House of Usher.” Comment
Music: It’s difficult to take your eyes off of Reggie Watts. Comment

Saturday, July 31, 2010

‘Port’ of call! Explore our waterfront past and present aboard an old tanker

Event: Exercise your sea legs a bit this month and hang out with old tars aboard the Mary A. Whalen, a historic oil tanker in Red Hook. Comment

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