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Thursday, Oct. 1, 2009

Cannes do! Two film festivals this weekend show that Brooklyn is ready for a close up

Cinema: Here’s our preview of the Red Hook and Coney Island film festivals. Comment

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Two film fests compete with two classics

Cinema: “The Warriors” goes head to head with “Lavender Lake” at rival film fests this weekend. Comments (1)

Elizabeth Nunez’s new novel finds her ‘In-Between’

Books: The Bed-Stuy-based writer goes back to her Trinidad roots for her latest book. Comment

Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2009

Red Hook vendor wins the Vendy Award

Dining: It’s a vindication for the borough — and the Red Hook vendors. Comments (1)

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Guac and roll from Vendy Cup winner

Dining: They may be newly minted Vendy Award winners, but Fernando and Yolanda Martinez are still the same as they were before Saturday’s decisive victory over outer-borough vendors. As such, they gladly gave us the recipe for the simple-but-perfect guacamole from their home state of Pueblo. Comment

Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2009

The two Joshes of Stone Park Cafe to open Chinese restaurant

Dining: The creative team behind Park Slope’s acclaimed Stone Park Café is planning an affordable Chinese restaurant just blocks away the much-loved New American eatery. Comments (2)

Tiny Tim this ain’t! Big ukulele fest comes to Jalopy

Music: The Jalopy music hall on Columbia Street has emerged as one of the city’s leading blues and folk spots. So why is the venue playing with toys next month, when the Paris Uke Fest comes to town? Comments (3)