GO Brooklyn: The Brooklyn Paper#8217;s essential guide to the Borough of Kings
Event: At one point, the amusement district’s biggest attraction wasn’t the rides. Comments (3)

Great weekend reads from our bookworms

The BookMark Shoppe’s pick: “Cleopatra’s Daughter” Comment
Dining: Amy Berg may be visually impaired, but her sense of taste is 100 percent intact. Comments (1)
Books: Word Bookshop, Greenlight and The BookMark Shoppe offer this week’s picks. Comment

Pink Floyd’s ‘The Wall’ heads for Coney Island

Cinema: Come in here, dear boy, have a cigar, you’re gonna go far — if you head to the beach to see a classic rock and roll film. Comment

You’ll go ‘Coconuts’ for this comedy show

Nightlife: A new monthly showcase from the guy from the website Videogum. Comment
Nightlife: Don your most fabulous outfit, work on that German accent and find the blondest wig you possibly can as the Bell House hosts a singalong to “Hedwig and the Angry Inch” on May 26. Comment
Dining: Each Sunday, Matt Ross and Eric Finkelstein will debut a new “mystery” sandwich at Court Street Grocers. This week, the real hero was suckling pig and pecorino! Comment
Music: Brooklyn Youth Chorus Academy’s fly new uniforms are something to sing about. Comment
Music: Finally, the Guinness Book of World Records has been set to music. Comment
Nightlife: The DUMBO art space hosts a pole-dancing celebration. Comments (1)

Follow his ‘cue! Learn how to make Kansas City ribs with Matt Greene

Brooklyn is in no short supply of barbecue, thanks to restaurants like Fette Sau, Fatty ’Cue and Pies ’N’ Thighs in Williamsburg and competitions such as the Grillin’ on the Bay cook-off in Sheepshead Bay. And now, you can get in on the saucy action with a rib-smoking class at the Brooklyn Kitchen in Williamsburg. Comment
Books: Don your party hats — Boulevard Books is having a birthday bash. Comment
Event: Matt Levy leads a bike tour along the Brooklyn-Queens border. Comment

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