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Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2011

Go casserole crazy at this year’s deep dish dead heat!

Dining: The Brooklyn Kitchen hosts the mother of all food competitions on Oct. 24. Comment
Music: The klezmer whiz is back with “Old Brooklyn,” a subtle homage his hometown. Comment

Monday, Oct. 17, 2011

Wrap your skull around this Mexican halloween tradition

Event: Learn to make authentic sugar skulls at Huitzilli to celebrate the Day of the Dead. Comment
Event: The Brooklyn Diggers art collective will deploy scent boxes to really bring you back to 1861 as part of a tribute to the ironclad ship, the Monitor, which was constructed in the neighborhood 150 years ago. Comments (2)

Dance on a grave! Revisit the history of Green-Wood Cemetery through dance

Dance: In “Dancing Through the Light,” dancers perform among the graves and headstones. Comments (1)

Friday, Oct. 14, 2011

Julie Klausner is going to have a great ‘Week’ at the Bell House

Event: The comedienne behind the fun podcast, “How Was Your Week,” will tape the show live on Oct. 20. Comments (7)
Books: Once again, the ladies of BookMark Shoppe, Greenlight and Word give us their hot books of the week. Comment

Thursday, Oct. 13, 2011

A killer mashup! It’s ‘Gossip Girl’ — but with blood, guts and heavy weaponry

Books: Cecily von Ziegesar is coming to BookCourt with a novel — and this time, her “Gossip Girl” characters are real killers. Comments (1)
Dining: It’s a coffee shop that magically transforms into a wine bar five nights a week. Comments (7)

Man, Blair Waldorf is mad! An excerpt from the new ‘Gossip Girl’

Books: Blair turned to the 12-year-old. “Hello, little blond girl I’ve never seen before. Can you help me with something?” The girl’s blue eyes lit up. “Really?” Clutching the ice pick, Blair led her into the kitchen. “I was just thinking,” she said, slowing down to wrap one arm around the girl’s shoulders. “How much I’d like to watch you” — she turned and rammed the ice pick into the girl’s chest, splattering the white tile of the kitchen island with droplets of red blood — “die.” Comments (1)

Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2011

Music: The city’s biggest indie music fest begins next week — so let us tell you where to go, what to do, and who to see at this year’s showcase. Comments (3)

Colson Whitehead’s new novel explores the city — after the apocalypse

Books: And Fort Greene’s top (male) writer will read and release it at Greenlight Bookstore on Oct. 19. Comment

Fright ‘Night’! New theater company’s first show is a blood-filled slasher

Theater: Better get your poncho in the lobby, this one could get messy. Comment

Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2011

Roberta’s is expanding — plus a full fortnight of food news

Foodie-in-Chief: Got gossip? We’re talking pizza and pastrami, chocolate and croquetas, and a Fort Greene menu with Brooklyn attitude to spare. Comments (2)

Get food for the mind — and belly — at the Red Hook Film Fest

Cinema: The Tribeca Film Festival may be star-studded, but the Red Hook Film Festival’s got free key lime pie. Comment

Monday, Oct. 10, 2011

Shopping: Finally, a butcher shop where they do some actual butchering! Comments (6)
Prime Time: Our personal executive chef serves up the perfect Monday night recipe. Comment

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