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Thursday, Feb. 10, 2011

A young buck in the land of the sandwich

Dining: There’s a new sandwich in town. Comments (8).

Hero worship! Here’s our guide to some other great sandwiches

Dining: In Southern Brooklyn, a super hero’s powers come not from a spider bite, extraterrestrial origins or a special metal flight suit, but from homemade mozzarella, cured meats and crusty bread. Comments (2).

Wednesday, Feb. 9, 2011

It’s wall to wall balls in Williamsburg

Dining: Have a ball, Williamsburg! Comments (6).

New Park Slope restaurant’s got game 

Dining: Babysitters, beware — a new restaurant in Park Slope is about to cut into your business. Comments (12).

Tuesday, Feb. 8, 2011

Shiver our timbers! ‘Treasure Island’ comes to Irondale

Theater: Robert Louis Stephenson’s classic is brought to live in Fort Greene. Swordfight, anyone? Comment.

BAM brings in the ‘Grass and Ass’ with Cheech, Chong and Porky’s

Cinema: Nobody does lowbrow better than the highbrow folks at the Brooklyn Academy of Music. Comments (1).

Bonsai! Botanic Garden celebrates a great unnatural beauty

Event: To the list of things that get better with age — wine, cheese, your always-gorgeous wife — add something else: bonsai trees. Comment.

Monday, Feb. 7, 2011

This ‘Frost/Nixon’ is like the president himself — riveting, but flawed

The Butcher of Flatbush Ave. Extension: The Heights Players prides itself on its intimacy, and that couldn’t be more evident in its current production of “Frost/Nixon.” Comments (3).

What a ‘Rush’! Aussie madman Geoffrey Rush stars in Gogol’s ‘Diary’ at BAM

Theater: First, he’s nominated for an Oscar for “The King’s Speech.” Now, Geoffrey Rush is live onstage at the BAM Harvey in a scenery-chewing role. Comment.

The best wings in the borough — this Saturday

Dining: The hardest thing in professional sports is repeating as Super Bowl champions — but it’s even harder to pull off a “two-peat” at the annual Best Wings in Brooklyn contest at Red Star in Greenpoint. Comments (5).

Brooklyn Youth shows again why it is the ‘It’ choir

Music: They’ve worked with everyone — and now they’ll star in their own DUMBO show. Comment.

Breast friend! Artist paints women like they really are — imperfect and beautiful

Art: Georgia O’Keeffe had flowers. Clarity Haynes has breasts. Comments (4).

Friday, Feb. 4, 2011

Enter — or just eat at — the best red velvet cake contest next week

Event: The Brooklyn Historical Society will have you seeing red next Friday. Comments (2).

Thursday, Feb. 3, 2011

Love stinks! The Valentine’s Day guide for people who hate Valentine’s Day

Nightlife: Hey, lovelorn! Yeah, you. This is the most useful article you will ever read. Comments (3).

And for those of you who love love…

Nightlife: Here’s a nice roundup of places to get that special romantic meal. Comments (1).

And for our lovebirds in Southern Brooklyn

Nightlife: Here’s a great Valentine’s Day guide Comment.

Tuesday, Feb. 1, 2011

Fort Greene restaurant heats up as the weather gets cold

Dining: When the temperature drops, so does the price of Chez Oskar’s spiked cider! With video … Comments (4).

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