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GO Brooklyn: The Brooklyn Paper#8217;s essential guide to the Borough of Kings

Saturday, July 12, 2014

What to read this week

Books: Neighborhood booksellers give their recommendations. Comment.

Friday, July 11, 2014

Where to GO this week!

Nightlife: The World Cup final, Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival, free “Sharknado” and more things to see and do in Brooklyn July 11–17. Comments (2).

Bar-claws Center! Life-size dinosaur robots roar into Brooklyn

Event: Hold on to your butts! Comment.

Thursday, July 10, 2014

Tour de Brooklyn: Where to celebrate Bastille Day

Event: Don your finest beret and most comically terribly faux-French accent for the annual celebration of all things Gallic. Comment.

Fowl play! Brewery celebrates beer-loving chickens

Dining: Which came first — the chicken or the keg? Comments (16).

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Message on a bottle: Art show pairs rhymers and rye

Art: This artist gets his inspiration from the bottle. Comment.

Puppet show revives the heyday of New York’s working waterfront

Theater: This story comes with a few strings attached. Comments (1).

Tuesday, July 8, 2014

Level 10 bard: New show combines tabletop gaming with musical theater

Theater: Call it dungeons and dragons and duets. Comment.

A showcase of Americana music — minus the America

Music: The musicians at this show might hail from abroad, but their tastes are strictly down home. Comment.

Monday, July 7, 2014

Flying high: Rapper CJ Fly is ready for take-off

Music: The Bedford-Stuyvesant artist will share a stage with Jay Electronica and Raekwon at this year’s Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival. Comment.

Map quest: Navigate Brooklyn’s past via old maps

Event: Time travel might not be possible yet, but this could be the next best thing. Comments (2).

Highlights from 10 years of the Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival

Music: Founder Wes Jackson looks back his favorite moments from the festival’s first decade. Comment.

Friday, July 4, 2014

Bartoonist gets a taste of the islands

Bar Scrawl: Our drinking illustrator enjoys rum and slushies at Crown Heights Caribbean bar Glady’s. Comment.

Where to GO this week!

Nightlife: The Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest, patriotic films, a Mariah Carey musical, and more things to do and see in Brooklyn, July 4–9. Comment.

Thursday, July 3, 2014

Chuck Klosterman talks Batman, Brooklyn, and BoCoCa

Books: The famed Boerum Hill writer will be at Book Court on July 7 for a book reading he promises will involve very little actual reading. Comment.

Ocean brews: A new beer fest is brewing in Coney Island

Dining: Get beer-sodden by the sea! Comment.

Spinning the story: Cobble Hill author chronicles rare record collectors

Books: This book is the vinyl word on lovers of 78 RPM records. Comment.

Wednesday, July 2, 2014

Tunnel vision: New book uncovers the hidden world of subway graffiti

Books: This book has some serious subterranean artwork views. Comments (7).

Touching the void: New Fort Greene exhibition makes art out of the intangible

Art: “The Air We Swim In” tuns breath and soundwaves into interactive artworks. Comment.