GO Brooklyn: The Brooklyn Paper#8217;s essential guide to the Borough of Kings
Event: An under-rated business strip gets its well-deserved close-up in an all-day festival. Comments (2)

Rebel yell! Head to Greenhouse Cafe in Bay Ridge for Southern rock

Music: Catch The Blue Star Band on Aug. 19. Comments (2)
The Best Thing We Ate This Week: A restaurant that goes back to the good old days. Comments (15)

This weekend’s must reads — handpicked by your favorite bookstore

Books: See what the ladies behind WORD, Greenlight and BookMark Shoppe are recommending. Comment
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Finally, a book about Brooklyn books!

Books: Evan Hughes new history gives as definitive a look at the borough’s literary scene as possible. Until, of course, the next big Brooklyn author emerges. Comments (3)

Brooklyn’s literary legacy — a timeline

Books: And here’s look at the borough’s most-notable literary moments. Comments (2)
Event: Here’s the censored version of our chat with the self-proclaimed greatest comic in the world. Comment

Kid stuff! Karen K leads the Jitterbugs at Carroll Park on Aug. 17

Parenting: Karen Kalafatas offers a free concert in the heart of Dan Zanes-ville. Comment

Cook and drink like the pros!

Dining: Two chefs give up two of the secrets of Le Comptoir in Williamsburg. Comment

Writer Sapphire is back next week with new gem

Books: Fifteen years after “Push,” the writer gives birth to “The Kid” — and a reading at the Brooklyn Public Library on Aug. 15. Comment
Event: A Brooklyn (and Brooklyn Paper!) comic legend prepares his comeback special on Oct. 1 in Coney Island. Comments (5)
Music: The trio celebrates the release of its debut album at, naturally, a soda fountain. Comment

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