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Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014

Have truck, will travel: Photo show snaps Mexican carpoolers

Art: This exhibition will may you think twice before complaining about New York rush hour. Comments (1)

Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014

Chock full: Top chocolatiers visit Gowanus for tasting party

Dining: This golden ticket will get you into a room of chocolate — and you won’t have to go searching through Wonka Bars to find one. Comments (3)

Monday, Jan. 6, 2014

Hungry horticulture: Carnivorous plant expert offers science lesson with bite

Event: The Brooklyn Children’s Museum is turning into a “Little Shop of Horrors.” Comments (2)
Cinema: Forget NBC’s “The Sound of Music Live” — the Brooklyn Academy of Music is screening a live Chekov play. Comment

Saturday, Jan. 4, 2014

Where to GO this week!

Nightlife: Got plans for this coming week? No? Don’t worry, we have got you covered. Comment

Friday, Jan. 3, 2014

Bar Scrawl: Our drinking illustrator hits the hottest new bar in Brooklyn — on top of the new Gowanus Whole Foods. Comments (2)
Music: New venue Radio Bushwick is hosting a birthday party for Elvis Presley, with live music, and dance, costume, and trivia contests. Comments (1)

‘Fiddling poet’ throws roots music showcase

Music: Get back to your roots at the Jalopy Theatre, with a variety show combining Appalachian string-band music with Irish, country, bluegrass, and even some percussive dancing. Comment

Thursday, Jan. 2, 2014

What was the most rented movie? Biggest-selling book? Most requested karaoke song? We found out! Comments (16)

Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013

Freshman fifty: Comedians perform their first jokes of the year

Nightlife: See 50 comedians in one night at “50 First Jokes,” an annual tradition where local funny people share their first jokes of the year. Comment

The last jokes of 2013

Nightlife: So I got catcalled recently. I don’t get catcalled a lot, but maybe it’s winter so people are stepping down their game. I was walking in Union Square, and I just hear this yelled with provocative enthusiasm: “NAMASTE!” And (I’m Indian so) I thought “No way, there’s no way that was for me. But I will just look over in that direction to see what’s going on.” So I look and I see this guy nodding leeringly at me. So I processed that. But then I saw it was like this big white guy with full cornrows in his hair, and I realized “Oh, he just doesn’t understand ethnic boun Comment

Friday, Dec. 27, 2013

Bar Scrawl: In a very special holiday edition of “Bar Scrawl,” our drinking illustrator explains how to mix a party-sized batch of Manhattans for New Year’s Eve. Comment
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