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

Monday, Sept. 15, 2014

Downtown shooting: Photo project documents rapidly changing ’hood

Art: A group of local shutterbugs has been posting snapshots of Downtown life online — now they’re getting an exhibition. Comments (1).

Ladies’ night! Young and old-school female emcees to perform free BAM show

Music: The beat will drop — but the pitch will not. Comment.

Friday, Sept. 12, 2014

Bartoonist’s not gonna take it!

Bar Scrawl: Our drinking illustrator visits Rocka Rolla, a hair-metal-themed bar in Williamsburg. Comments (1).

Where to GO this week!

Nightlife: A pinebox derby for artists, the Renegade Craft Fair returns, Youssou N’Dour plays BAM, and other great things happening in Brooklyn Sept. 12–17. Comment.

In ‘Gowanus Idol,’ Ira Glass will judge singing comedians

Nightlife: “Ira will probably be the Paula Abdul equivalent,” said one organizer. Comment.

Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014

Pen-guin pusher! Ridge bookstore celebrates kids book about flightless fowl

Books: You don’t need to don a tux for this penguin party! Comment.

Puppy love! Animal rescue bash to feature pit bull kissing booth

Event: Dog lovers, get ready to put your moniker where your mouth is! Comments (4).

Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014

Dad Halen! Van Halen tribute band reunites for G’point show

Music: Get ready to Roth! Comment.

Park Slope play merges hip-hop and hallucination

Theater: It is a dance-topian future. Comment.

Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014

High-heels step out of the closet — and into the Brooklyn Museum!

Art: Shoes. Shoes. Shoes. Oh my god, shoes! Comments (1).

Grime of passion! W’burg artist combines Japanese printmaking with dirt

Weird Art: And you thought dirty water was just for hot dogs. Comment.

Background stories: F’Greene-published short story collection digs up the past

February Houses: Regrets? They’ve had a few — and it makes for great reading! Comment.

Monday, Sept. 8, 2014

Ridgite to play 9-11 tribute with songs about New York City

Music: Martin McQuade will croon through three hours of songs about the city. Comment.

Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014

What to read this week

Books: Neighborhood booksellers give their recommendations for great new summer reading. Comment.

Friday, Sept. 5, 2014

Where to GO this week!

Nightlife: Eat your way around Williamsburg, check out designer high heels at the Brooklyn Museum, meet a Mets player, and other things to do in Brooklyn Sept. 5–11. Comment.

OkCupid founder pens book on the data of dating

Books: Williamsburg resident Christian Rudder on love in the time of Instagram. Comments (1).

Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014

Wave goodb-eye! Coney throwing farewell party for Spook-A-Rama Cyclops

Art: Keep an eye out for this party! Comments (1).

Whip it good! Green-Wood exhibit features vintage Coney amusements

Event: The cemetery is hosting a new exhibit on the life and work of one its most amusing permanent residents — Coney ride inventor Williams Mangels. Comment.

Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2014

Super friends! Nerdy bar nights combine forces for a big brainy bash

Event: When their powers combine, they are Brooklyn Brain Jam! Comment.

Ogre the top! Narrows’ ‘Shrek the Musical’ rocks Bay Ridge

The Butcher of Flatbush Ave. Extension: Our critic thought good community theater was only true in fairy tales, but now he’s a believer! Comments (1).

Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014

P-rhyme time! Poets pen pieces about ‘Full House’ and ‘Mad Men’

Books: Roses are red, violets are blue, television can inspire high-brow art, too. Comments (2).