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If you are lucky to have Thanksgiving weekend off, you know there is an excellent sequel, and often prequel, to the mashed potatoes and apple pie á la mode. It’s  Read more

The NY Handmade Collective, formerly known as the Etsy NY Team, invites you to their 11th annual Holiday Handmade Cavalcade! This year they are featuring over 60 makers from the  Read more

Manhattan hotels versus Brooklyn hotels? We’d choose Brooklyn every time. Since the opening of the Wythe Hotel in 2012, Brooklyn has been building up its hotel game to rival some  Read more

On the long and ever-expanding list of content that I need to get to one of these days, Patriot Act, the new Netflix political comedy show from Daily Show alum  Read more

If you’re already starting to stress about holiday shopping and the state of your Gmail “Promotions” inbox in the weeks between now and Christmas, the American Field pop-up market at  Read more

Over my years contributing to this blog, I’ve written up a lot of the various food takedown events put together by Matt Timms, who has been inspiring home cooks to  Read more

Exciting news for those of us old enough to remember the golden age of alt rock: The Pixies are at Brooklyn Steel for three nights this week to celebrate the  Read more

As a long-time devotee of the Threes Brewing in Gowanus, I’ve been meaning to check out their newer Greenpoint outpost forever — which has yet to happen, exclusively because it’s  Read more

Whether you’re trying to distract yourself from the family inquisition that awaits at Thanksgiving dinner or from a lonely solo holiday in the city, you could probably use a good  Read more

Sure, the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade seems like one of those irritating tourist traps to avoid like the plague, but you really ought to do it at least once. How  Read more

“Here’s the thing about Thanksgiving—at the end of the day, nobody wants a reinvented one,” says Leslie Jonath, author of the gorgeous and giftable new book, Feed Your People: Big-Batch,  Read more

The Nutcracker is a classic part of the holiday season, but only one version features rap legend Kurtis Blow as special guest MC: The Hip Hop Nutcracker, coming to Kings  Read more

Light up the holiday season at Cirque Dreams Holidaze a dazzling stage spectacular that The New York Daily News deemed a “delicious confection of charm, sparkle and talent by the  Read more

Here we are in the final stretch of 2018, just over the election hurdle, swiftly careening into the holiday season. A time ripe with celebration and sharing, along with the  Read more

“50 percent of Mexico is desert,” reads a boy looking at a scrap of paper he just pulled from a mug. “Can anyone tell me what you’d find in a  Read more

This weekend, The Other Art Fair returns to Greenpoint’s Brooklyn Expo Center, November 8 -11, and Brooklyn Based readers get in free Friday through Sunday with code BROOKLYNBASED. You’ll see  Read more

The backstory behind Exploded View, who will be appearing at Rough Trade this Thursday, Nov. 8, is rather interesting: singer Annika Henderson was raised in Wales and currently resides in  Read more

It’s been a long time since I’ve spent a Friday night out seeing live music, and a solo acoustic show by Ty Segall, who I’ve come to know and like  Read more

There’s lots going on this Saturday, starting with the fall edition of the Brooklyn Crush Wine & Artisanal Food Festival at Industry City, which takes place over two three-hour sessions  Read more

It’s fall in New York, and it’s actually New York City Cider Week, so it’s only natural that cider is having a moment, but we couldn’t help but notice that  Read more

Littlefield has a long tradition of recurring weekly Monday night comedy shows, as fans of the former Hot Tub with Kurt and Kristen and Night Train with Wyatt Cenac can  Read more

Jonathan Lethem’s latest novel, The Feral Detective, is his first detective story since 1999’s Motherless Brooklyn, a classic that is probably on every book-loving Brooklynite’s shelves. The award-winning, best-selling writer  Read more

Choreographer Austin McCormick’s dance troupe Company XIV has been performing a sumptuous, risqué rendition of “The Nutcracker” since 2010, first in its original home in Gowanus, and then at venues  Read more

Kingston: the first capital of New York State. Burned by the British. The former home of a hulking IBM campus. Sounds…dusty, right? Indeed, Kingston has been a sleepy town since  Read more

After the all-consuming election drama leading up to the midterms, and the ramifications from the results, there’s some great live music happening locally this month that we can fall back  Read more

This year, get Thanksgiving delivered to your door. Simply invite your guests and let Brooklyn caterers Naturally Delicious take care of the rest. Their delicious packages, for either a traditional  Read more

When Bram Kincheloe and his band were touring, they always looked forward to the beer — Bell’s in the Midwest, Sierra Nevada in California, Founders in Michigan. But when he  Read more

Oh, fall, you are crisp and beautiful and too damn short. After months of melting on subway platforms, the return of sweater weather feels straight-up sinful — only to careen  Read more

Considering how many kids there are in New York City, particularly in Brooklyn neighborhoods like Park Slope, it’s surprising how few places have popped up especially for tweens and teens.  Read more

Here we are again looking towards the frost of winter, each day a march towards an earlier and earlier nightfall. Hooray! I, for one, am looking forward to a little  Read more

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