Monthly Archives: October 2013

Halloween in Brooklyn 2013

For the week leading up to Oct. 31, it’s like every day is Halloween. I rounded up some of the more promising events for the Brooklyn Paper – including an inspired tribute band to Dionne Warwick called Dionne Werewolf. Advertisements

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From catwalk to museum

The Brooklyn Museum’s next big show is a retrospective of Jean Paul Gaultier – the man behind Madonna’s pink cone bra, and much, much more.

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Dishing about Franny’s new cookbook

This week for the Brooklyn Paper, I caught up with Francine Stephens, one-half of the duo behind Franny’s in Prospect Heights. It wasn’t on moving their beloved pie shop down the street to a bigger spot, or their new restaurant, … Continue reading

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‘RoosevElvis,’ a buddy comedy

In the curious mashup of a title “RoosevElvis,” two American males icons – Theodore Roosevelt and Elvis Presley – are put on stage together and portrayed by women. The unique premise, suffice it to say, intrigued me. I preview the … Continue reading

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Drop and give me 20 slip stitches Brooklyn’s craft scene gets a center with the Brooklyn Craft Camp, a DIY craft boot camp o of sorts, and, soon, the Brooklyn Craft Company. I write about the development for the Brooklyn … Continue reading

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