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Thursday, Jan. 22, 2009

Rock of aged: Bay Ridge bands never die — and they don’t fade away either

Music: Neil Young said that it’s better to burn out than it is to rust. Obviously, he’s never rocked in Bay Ridge. Comments (9).

Eat here

Dining: It’s on an unlikely block — yet Vinegar Hill House has become a destination restaurant almost overnight. Comments (3).

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Brook-vin opens tonight!

Dining: A new wine bar opens on Seventh Avenue — so lift a glass of the great house red. Comment.

Big arts: Two new galleries open

Art: The economy may stink, but that isn’t stopping the owners of two new art galleries. Comment.

Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2009

Cartoonist has gone country

Music: One of the coolest acts to come out of Brooklyn’s music scene is a country-crooning Jewish cartoonist from the New Yorker magazine who has two creaky chords and a voice that sounds like it was run over by the kind of beat-up Dodge that rumbles through his songs. Comment.

Dog gone? Nathan’s could be victim of Coney success

Coney Island: The city’s plans for turning Coney Island into a year round tourist destination may lead to the demolition of the world famous Nathan’s Famous hot dog stand. Comments (9).

Care Bears on Fire are ready for prime time (even on a school night!)

Music: Finally, the Care Bears on Fire are not just for kids anymore. Comments (8).

Friday, Jan. 16, 2009

Sour ‘Cherry’: BAM’s Chekhov is a big slog

Theater: Our critic has a problem with the Sam Mendes-directed production of Chekhov’s “The Cherry Orchard” at BAM. Comments (2).

Ace of clubs! Author Henkin will visit your book group

Books: Call him the anti-Salinger. Call him a shameless self-promoter. Hey, just call him — he’ll show up at your book club! Comment.