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

Friday, Oct. 24, 2014

Five things to do in Brooklyn this week!

Nightlife: Celebrate Dia de Los Muertos, catch a puppet film festival, discover what the hell “Mormon funeral potatoes” are, and more great things to see and do in Brooklyn Oct. 24–30. Comments (2).

Bartoonist drinks hooch with some pooches

Bar Scrawl: Our drinking cartoonist goes barking mad for the pictures of dogs in suits at Bushwick bar Miles. Comment.

The definitive list of 2014 Brooklyn Halloween events

Event: Get ready, Spook-lyn! Comment.

Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014

How Peter Sarsgaard became the champion of a Park Slope church roof

Music: It involves a mandolin and a movie that was never made. Comment.

Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014

School of shock! F’Greene music teachers host musical haunted house

Nightlife: They are raising the dead — and the roof! Comment.

Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014

‘Dark Crystal’ creators will visit BAM for puppet film fest

Cinema: You look like Gelfing, smell like Gelfing, maybe you are Gelfing! Comment.

Young at art: Rising choreography stars dance into Dumbo

Dance: They are dance-stepping out! Comment.

Monday, Oct. 20, 2014

You’re making grilled cheese all wrong!

Books: Get ready for a chewed awakening from a new book of unconventional ideas to make conventional dishes even tastier. Comments (2).

Gowanus play set in world overrun by flies

Theater: This play is generating a lot of buzz — literally. Comments (1).

Six-string star spends down-time playing Park Slope

Music: Smokey Hormel’s guitar playing is one of the worst kept secrets in rock. Comment.

Friday, Oct. 17, 2014

Where to GO this week!

Nightlife: Learn to contra dance, dress up like a cult movie character, tour art galleries in Gowanus, be part of a spooky Britney Spears musical, and other things to do in Brooklyn Oct. 17–23. Comment.

Multimedia opera probes Wikileaks and Chelsea Manning

Theater: Call it a covert ops-era. Comment.

Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014

Bosom buddies! Moms search for friends at speed-dating night

Nightlife: This is no child’s play. Comment.

That’s the spirit! New book highlights local liquors and libations

Dining: Lovers of both booze and Brooklyn are going to drink this up! Comment.

Recipe: Royal Ascot Cocktail

Dining: Make this variation on a Pimm’s cocktail from Boerum Hill’s Building on Bond at home. Comment.

Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014

Bands from mysterious island to rock Brooklyn venue

Music: Four bands from bucolic Staten Island (pronounced stat-NUY-lin) will perform their people’s traditional music at a Brooklyn bar. Comments (3).

Yo! Magnetic Fields frontman pens book on two-letter Scrabble words

Books: Good Scrabble words come in small packages. Comment.

Rock of rock! A field guide to musicians of Staten Island

Music: You may not have heard of Staten Island, but you are probably familiar with some of its local musicians. Comment.