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Shrimp with Italian savor makes an easy midweek supper

Easy and elegant, shrimp is a popular weeknight entrée in my home. Comment

Works by artists from South Asian Women’s Creative Collective

BRIC Arts presents “A Wild Gander” at BRIC Rotunda Gallery, an exhibition of artists from the South Asian Women’s Creative Collective. There will be an opening reception March 24 form 7-9 p.m. with the exhibition on view through May 1. Additionally, “Look Left: Readings from SAWCC,” will be held April 14 at 7 p.m. Comment

Clinton Hill eatery and bar host jazz volaist Steve Cromity

Every second Sunday at “Two Steps Down,” the cozy Clinton Hill restaurant and bar now celebrating its 40th year, the spotlight is on jazz vocalist Steve Cromity and his quartet. The night also features an open-mic segment for undiscovered and seasoned talents. The music starts at 6 p.m. The night includes a changing special guest appearance. Comment

Tap Kids concludes Brooklyn Center’s Target FamilyTime series

Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College closes out its Target FamilyTime series for this season with Tap Kids, April 25 at 2 p.m. Comment

Klutz is egg-cellent

By Michèle De Meglio Comment

Chinese Acrobats of Hebei delight kids of all ages

Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College presents a perfect family show, the Chinese Acrobats of Hebei, April 18 at 3 p.m. Comment

Unexplored Peruvian Amazon works on display by photographer Garn.

In the summer of 2008, Andrew Garn was assigned by the Smithsonian Institution to document biodiversity in a remote area of the Peruvian Amazon. This mission was an incomparable opportunity to photograph an unexplored region of the jungle. Accompanied by six scientists and a number of macheteros, the team traveled throughout the brush, many times creating new trails in untouched rain forest. Comment

Photographic works of actual battlefields on display

Taken over a 10 year period (1999 to 2009), the featured works — documentations of actual battlefields — call into question the autonomy of “place”: the disparity that exists between historical events and the geographic locations in which they occur. Comment

Israeli superstar David Broza performs at Brooklyn College

Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College concludes its 2009-2010 World Stages series with Israeli singer/songwriter David Broza, March 21 at 2 p.m. Comment

The crawl: Hit Columbia Street hard this weekend

The crawl: Hit Columbia Street hard this weekend

Columbia St Waterfront: Like many neighborhoods on the edge of Brooklyn’s bustling Downtown, the Columbia Street Waterfront District has been struggling under the weight of being “the next Williamsburg” for a few years now. Comments (4)

You’ve got to eat this lady’s kale chips

Shopping: Everyone loves the crunch of a Lay’s potato chip and the orange hue of a Cheeto, but that’s only because most people haven’t tried Amy Hamberry’s dried vegan kale chips. Comments (4)
Dining: Our days of chasing the Van Leeuwen ice cream truck around town for just one scoop of Earl Grey are just about over. Comments (2)
Dining: The McDonald’s value menu — with its stale apple pie and wan burgers — is no match for the “Dollar Menu” at One Front Street this March. Comments (7)

Celebrate the mutt in all of us at the Brooklyn Lyceum

Event: Every dog really does have his day. Comment

Here’s how to look good on a girder 30 stories up

Shopping: Forget about skinny jeans and high heels, pink power tools are the new black. Comments (4)

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