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  1. fall preview 2019
    King Princess Is Ready for the ThroneIt’s time to bend the knee to Brooklyn queer pop royalty.
  2. music
    Inside Brooklyn’s Newest Day-to-Night Vegan Music VenuePublic Records is a sort of postindustrial student union for postcollegiate adults looking for a way to spend their days.
  3. talking books
    Novelist Nicole Dennis-Benn on Coming Out and Finding HomeThe Jamaican-born Brooklynite’s second novel, Patsy, reinvents the immigrant story.
  4. art
    A ‘Retrospective’ for Emerging Artists in Bushwick’s Former Pfizer FactoryCurating your friends in a “parody” of art nepotism.
  5. habitats
    How Novelist John Wray Made His Brooklyn Brownstone Into a Writers’ ClubhouseThis Park Slope townhouse is a cross between an artists’ colony, a co-working space, and a frat house.
  6. Marianne Ways: Comedy Booker, Producer, and Consultant ExtraordinaireOver the years, Littlefield in Brooklyn has become a go-to spot for Monday night comedy in New York. It was once the home of Kurt Braunohler […]
  7. David Letterman, Tracy Morgan, Amy Schumer, and More Will Appear on ‘Jimmy […]Jimmy Kimmel is bringing his late night show back to Brooklyn this month, and today ABC revealed the guest lineup. David Letterman, Billy Joel, […]
  8. cameos
    The NYC Parks Department Is Trolling Us With Drake’s Wheelchair Jimmy Meme NowJust hold on, we’re going to Fort Greene Park.
  9. brooklyn
    Now That We Have Bushwick, Here Are 6 Other Brooklyn Thrillers We’d Like to SeeWhat would Williamsburg’s neighborhood thriller look like? What about Park Slope’s?
  10. ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’ Returns to Brooklyn for a Week of Shows in OctoberJimmy Kimmel is bringing his ABC late night show back to Brooklyn this fall. According to Deadline, Jimmy Kimmel Live will tape a week of […]
  11. books
    Author Danzy Senna on Finding Inspiration After Leaving BrooklynThe New People writer moved to California because New York felt like “a book party that never ended.” She doesn’t mean that in a good way.
  12. Here’s the Lineup for the 10th and Final Eugene Mirman Comedy FestivalAfter ten years, the Eugene Mirman Comedy Festival is returning one more time in September. The final festival runs from Friday, September 15th […]
  13. This Venue That Birthed Some of Indie Rock’s Boldest Bands Might Be Closing DownVIDEO: A fight is underway to save it.
  14. r.i.p.
    Notorious B.I.G. Honored by the Brooklyn Nets 20 Years After His DeathPuff Daddy, Faith Evans, and others remembered the rapper, who died 20 years ago.
  15. What Happened to Paul Auster? A Decade Ago, He Was a Nobel Candidate.Did he change, or did we?
  16. shootings
    Rapper Troy Ave Stable After Being Shot TwiceTroy Ave was shot while driving a car on Christmas.
  17. sundance 2017
    What Will Be the Sundance-iest Movie at Sundance Next Year?Three points for each film featuring a white person stricken with ennui.
  18. Bill Murray Bartends; You Pretend You’re ThereIn the immortal words of Jean-Paul Sartre: Bottoms up.
  19. barkeeps
    Bill Murray Is Bartending in BK This WeekendBill Murray is bartending in Greenpoint this weekend — or at least he was, until you nerds found out about it.
  20. 2016 Brooklyn Comedy Festival to Feature Reggie Watts, Vanessa Bayer, […]The Brooklyn Comedy Festival has just announced its lineup for 2016, with the fest slated to run from August 22-28th at various venues across […]
  21. monuments
    Brooklyn to Get Captain America StatueIt literally weighs a ton.
  22. guinness world records
    Brooklyn Man Sets TV-Binge-Watching World RecordYes, he watched Battlestar Galactica.
  23. cities to love
    Behind the Scenes With Sleater-Kinney at Brooklyn’s Reopened Market HotelWe tail Sleater-Kinney as they reopen Brooklyn’s weirdest little venue, Market Hotel.
  24. Hanging Out at the Intersection of Comedy and Art with Lorelei RamirezNew York City has so much comedy that it’s nearly impossible to stand out, especially if all you’re doing is standup. However, some comedians […]
  25. video
    Are You Ready to Fall in Love With This Brooklyn Romance?You’re gonna have such a crush on the guy in it.
  26. party chats
    Saoirse Ronan Keeps It Real by Having ‘Terrible Friends’“Have terrible friends who don’t support anything you do!”
  27. movie review
    Saoirse Ronan Is Magnetic in the Otherwise Delicate BrooklynThe 21-year-old actress brings something unusual to her role, never letting her character’s passivity seem dull-witted or masochistic.
  28. Bill Murray Welcomes Jimmy Kimmel to Brooklyn on ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’Jimmy Kimmel Live kicked off its week of shows in Brooklyn last night, and the one and only Bill Murray – who dressed up for the special […]
  29. q&a
    Jimmy Kimmel on His Brooklyn Shows, Jay Leno’s Burn, and Beards“Well, we know that Jay only does nice things for people — for his competitors.”
  30. ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’s Week in Brooklyn to Include Donald Trump, Tracy […]Jimmy Kimmel Live is headed to Brooklyn next week, and in addition to previously announced guests Bill Murray, Jay Z, Michael J. Fox, Bradley […]
  31. More Saoirse Ronan Angst in New Brooklyn TrailerIn beautiful technicolor. 
  32. Bill Murray, Jay Z, Michael J. Fox, and More to Visit ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’ […]Jimmy Kimmel Live is headed to the east coast next month for a week of shows in Brooklyn, and ABC revealed the guest lineup today. According to […]
  33. the sound of money
    Why the Vinyl Boom Is Actually a DroughtWith vinyl sales at the highest in decades, skeptics say there’s nowhere to go but down. Maybe then pressing plants will actually be able to meet demand.
  34. This Week in Web Videos: ‘Hart Street Lemonade Stand’I want to call Hart Street Lemonade Stand (HSLS) the funniest thing since Stella, and that’s untrue. There’s been so much other funny stuff […]
  35. Seth Meyers Went Day Drinking in Brooklyn with His Brother and DadIt’s officially summer in New York, and what better way to celebrate by drinking all day? That’s exactly what Seth Meyers did recently […]
  36. music
    The Beat Goes Boom: What’s Driving the Dance-Music MomentWhy EDM just keeps growing, who’s making money off it, and where to actually go dancing.
  37. This Week in Web Videos: Just Add Water I don’t want to count the number of times I or someone I’ve interviewed for this column has given the advice “Just do it” when speaking […]
  38. life in pictures
    Photos: British Punk Band Savages Takes BrooklynThe burgeoning all-female foursome brunches in Williamsburg and gets silly during sound check.
  39. post-ruin porn
    Photos: The Most Beautiful Old Movie Palace in Brooklyn, Back From the BrinkBuilt for architectural escapism along with cinematic escapism.
  40. spoiler alert
    A Good Hint at Whom Hannah Might Date on Girls This SeasonThis may count as a spoiler.
  41. charts
    The Brooklyn Bandscape: A Recent History of the Borough’s Music SceneFrom Afropunk to Electroclash to Zebulon, an abridged tour of its millennial moment.
  42. brooklyn
    Mos Def on His Barclays Center Poem and Jay-ZOn Thursday, we wrote about Yasiin Bey’s new poem, which concerns Brooklyn’s Barclay’s Center. Here is our extended transcript.
  43. slim legging it
    Video: What Do Brooklynites in Hannah’s Hood Really Think About Girls?Is Cafe Grumpy ready for a Sex and the City–style Girls bus tour?
  44. festivals
    Update: Sundance Film Festival Expanding to Brooklyn?Finally, Robert Redford and Jay-Z will be best friends.
  45. The Complete Guide to Everything: Hurricane Sandy AftermathIt’s been a week since our episode recorded right before Hurricane Sandy hit New York City. The good news is that this week we were able to be […]
  46. jimmy kimmel live
    Jimmy Kimmel Asks: Hipster or Hasid?Welcome to Williamsburg!
  47. Weather Be Damned, Jimmy Kimmel Is Going Ahead With His Brooklyn Show […]Jimmy Kimmel is hosting his show from Brooklyn this week - at least he was supposed to be. Last night’s taping was canceled due to Hurricane […]
  48. Julie Klausner and Ted Leo Take a Whiskey and Whittling Class Here’s a new video Julie Klausner made for her How Was Your Week? live show, in which she, rocker Ted Leo, and producer Chris “Spoony” […]
  49. julie klausner
    Julie Klausner and Ted Leo Took a ‘Whiskey and Whittling’ Class in BrooklynAnd it was funny.
  50. Jimmy Kimmel Is Coming Back to BrooklynBrooklyn-born comedian Jimmy Kimmel is bringing his talk show to his hometown, hosting it from the Brooklyn Academy of Music for one week, from […]
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