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Sunday, May 24, 2015

Taking stock: It’s tough to find sale items these days!

Rhymes with Crazy: Not everyone shares my hobby, but let me put it out there. It is grocery shopping. Nothing I enjoy more. And since we live in the city, I’m shopping all the time, because who has space for those container ports of Country Crock the folks in the suburbs stock up on? Comments (2).

Friday, May 22, 2015

Oh, scrappy day! City brings composting pick-up to Greenpoint

Greenpoint: The city is expanding its fledgling food-waste recycling program to Greenpoint next month, offering curbside collection of table scraps and yard trimmings, which it will transform into plant food and, eventually, natural gas. Comments (12).

Where to drink boozy slushies this summer

Dining: They’re the hottest cold drink around! Comments (1).

Five things to do in Brooklyn this week!

Editor’s Picks: Cats, fairs, dance, John Waters — it is all happening in Brooklyn. Comment.

Blaze of glory: FDNY ambulance crews battle it out in EMS competition

Downtown: They’re the best of New York’s Best. Comment.

It is NHL playoffs season in Bay Ridge

Bay Ridge Nights: Our pals at name the best bars to watch the Rangers take on Tampa. Comment.


Bay Ridge: Owl’s Head Park ‘bee hotel’ hopes to attract honied newcomers to neighborhood. Comments (3).

Bartoonist wets his whistle by the waterfront

Bar Scrawl: Our drinking illustrator visits the Hop Shop, a beer bar in the Columbia Street Waterfront District. Comments (1).

Thursday, May 21, 2015

Liquor or not, here comes Barge Bar

Williamsburg: The owner of a new bar located on the shore of Transmitter Park says he’s going to open soon even though he doesn’t have a liquor licence. Comments (34).

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Frame job: Brooklyn Museum names new director

Art: Anne Pasternak, who is currently the president and artistic director of public arts organization Creative Time, will take over from Arnold Lehman in September. Comment.

Rock, out: Top outdoor concerts in Brooklyn this summer

Music: Punk, jazz, hip-hop, country, dance music — it’s all here. Comments (3).

Circus show will bring the heat with fire-breathing performance

Event: This circus won’t be in tents — but it will be intense. Comment.

Vikings invade Bay Ridge!

Bay Ridge: Owl’s Head Park hosted the 15th-annual Viking Fest on May 16. Comment.

Steph heeds the advice of her astrologer. Wait. Steph has an astrologer?

Fearless Parenting: This week, our fearless mom remembers that she shouldn’t panic. Comments (3).