In Brooklyn: Northside Summer Fun + More
Looking for a great local beach to beat the heat?
Frankie Rose & the Outs Save Northside, Prep Debut LP for Slumberland
Sini Anderson Reads At Franklin Park, Announces Kathleen Hanna Documentary
Performance artist, producer and director Sini Anderson appeared last month at the Franklin Park Reading Series and recently announced she is directing a documentary about her long time friend Kathleen Hanna of Bikini Kill and Le Tigre fame. Watch a video of her moving act.
Summer Saturdays: Williamsburg
Where are you going this Saturday?
Brunching Outdoors: Five Leaves
If you're heading north for all the activities this weekend, we suggest brunching outside first. For the rest of the summer, ditch your normal brunch spot and try a place where you can enjoy your mimosa under the sun. This week, head to Five Leaves for some good eats and amusing hipster-gawking.
Dispatches From The Cafe: Writing A Book in Brooklyn
Like many denizens of our prolific borough, Reader in Residence Deanna Fei wrote much of her novel in neighborhood coffee shops. Here are the cafes that should have received her acknowledgment. Every single day for about a year, Fei turned to a handful of establishments within a three-block radius of her apartment in Prospect Heights for shelter and a desk. Click through for her favorite spots.
From The Read: July's Franklin Park Reading Series
To catch Reader in Residence Deanna Fei live, head over to Franklin Park on Monday, July 12, 2010 when she reads from her new book, A Thread of Sky, for the second annual Travels and Journeys night. She'll be accompanied by fellow novelist Teddy Wayne, who takes us inside the mind of Karim Issar, a self-taught programmer who is transferred from Qatar to Manhattan for three months. The authors will be joined by an acclaimed travel journalist and a performance poet who will share life-altering travel experiences across America and around the globe.
This Week In Brooklyn Art...
Umbrage Editions: "Mario Tama: Coming Back: New Orleans Resurgent"
Queerespondence: Happy Heat Wave!
Growing up in Brooklyn, we made friends with the block’s open fire hydrant during the endless heatwave days. Now, we generally stick with air conditioning, which makes our inner polar bear quite happy. If you are one of the unfortunate saps who exists without such a wondrous appliance, we have a list of activities to keep you cool - temperature - and social acceptability-wise! Happy heat wave!
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