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Monday, May 23, 2011

History hot spot! Learn all about the 1911 fire that nearly destroyed Coney Island

Event: At one point, the amusement district’s biggest attraction wasn’t the rides. Comments (3)

Friday, May 20, 2011

Blind baker makes one heck of a cookie

Dining: Amy Berg may be visually impaired, but her sense of taste is 100 percent intact. Comments (1)

Thursday, May 19, 2011

Great weekend reads from our bookworms

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

The ultimate ‘Hedwig’ singalong at the Bell House

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

Wednesday, May 18, 2011

The best damn sandwich on Twitter!

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

RELOCATED! Brooklyn Bridge Park’s dance party tomorrow is moved to Tobacco Warehouse

Event: Celebrate Brooklyn is not only hot, but wet, too. Comment

Tuesday, May 17, 2011

New ‘Mizrahi’ duds for Bklyn youth chorus

Music: Brooklyn Youth Chorus Academy’s fly new uniforms are something to sing about. Comment

It’ll be a record night at Pete’s when singer belts out tunes about Guinness Book heroes

Music: Finally, the Guinness Book of World Records has been set to music. Comment

Monday, May 16, 2011

Get on the pole — at Galapagos

Nightlife: The DUMBO art space hosts a pole-dancing celebration. Comments (1)

Dyker’s ‘Boulevard’ of bookstore dreams

Books: Don your party hats — Boulevard Books is having a birthday bash. Comment

Friday, May 13, 2011

Riding the line between Brooklyn and that other place

Event: Matt Levy leads a bike tour along the Brooklyn-Queens border. Comment

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