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Comedy comes to the Linger Lounge next week

Without certifiable comedy destinations like the Comedy Cellar or Carolines, comedy shows in Brooklyn pop up anywhere from the stages of music venues and theaters to the backs of coffee houses and restaurants. Comment

The nerds get nude at ‘Nerdlesque’ show on Saturday night

“Star Trek” never looked so good. Comment

Drink to that! Ridge artist is drawn to bars

Many artists find inspiration in the bottle — but Joe Milazzo did it literally. Comment

The must ‘Nut’! Mark Morris’s disco-era version of a classic

If there’s one “Nutcracker” production worth checking out this holiday season, this is it! Comment

Knitting Factory becomes ‘Spin City’ for dreidel finals next week

Event: The biggest sporting event of the season is back. And no, it’s not hockey. Comments (1)

Stuff and nonsense: Taxidermy show honors animal craft and storytelling

Nightlife: At this taxidermy contest, the living may overshadow the dead. Comment
Prime Time: Learn how to make it yourself! Comments (4)

Book ‘em! Comic artists gather at festival on Saturday

Art: Independent comic book doodlers will rub elbows with fine artists from matchless metropolitan magazines on Dec. 4 as the second annual Brooklyn Comics and Graphics Festival touches down in Williamsburg. Comment

A ‘Red Hot’ New Orleans event at BAM

Music: The Big Easy comes to Brooklyn on Dec. 3 and 4. Comments (1)

Perfect gifts for Brooklyn lovers

Shopping: This borough really is the gift that keeps on giving — thanks to these three designers. Comment

Nadia Kalman has crafted a ‘Fiddler’ for these times

Books: Finally, “Fiddler on the Roof” gets a 21st-century reboot. Comments (1)
Shopping: Here’s our insider’s guide to Bensonhurst, one of the greatest neighborhoods in the borough. Comments (6)

Paul Murray reads a funny book at Word on Sunday

Books: This writer is deadly funny. Comment
Foodie-in-Chief: Our food gossip column is back! Comment

A Momofuku for Brooklyn

Shopping: It used to be that the worst thing about the delicious cakes, pies and pastries offered at Momofuku’s Milk Bar was the subway ride into Manhattan to get them. Comment

Food fight! Ths Sunday, a battle for the best holiday dish

Dining: They’ve battled over brunch, chosen the best cheeses, and even tackled tacos. But cookoff pros Theo Peck and Nick Suarez are about to take on what might be their most ambitious Food Experiment yet: the holidays. Comment

‘Check out’ the deals you can get with a library card

Shopping: “Will that be cash, credit or library card?” Comments (1)

Old school meets new at Brucie’s

Dining: The name may be redolent of an old-school Italian eatery, but Cobble Hill’s recently opened Italian market and restaurant, Brucie, is anything but. Comments (1)

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