Archive for January, 2008

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Bookstore for Clinton Hill?

January 30, 2008

I hope Clinton Hill gets its rumored bookstore, and I hope that the eventual location is in close proximity to Fort Greene.  I know that conventional wisdom says indie bookstores can’t make it anymore, but I also know a large number of people in the neighborhood who would help this new store prove that theory wrong.

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Gnarly Vines, Not Just for Winos

January 25, 2008

Tonight, Gnarly Vines is hosting Ignacio Carballido as he offers tastings of Mezcal — an underappreciated liquor from Mexico.  In keeping with the general theme, they’ll also be serving chips and salsa.  6-9pm.

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NY Mag Reviews The Hideout

January 22, 2008

Here it is.

We’ll be posting our own review later in the week…

The Hideout 
266 Adelphi
(between Dekalb Ave & Willoughby Ave)
Brooklyn, NY 11205
(718) 855-3010

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Free Coffee at Greene Grape Provisions RIGHT NOW

January 18, 2008

I’m pretty sure it’s continuing through the afternoon (corner of Fulton and South Portland), if anyone is feeling the need for a little pick-me-up…

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NYT: Williamsburgh Savings Bank Clock is Again Telling Time…

January 17, 2008

Good article with all sorts of arcana on Ft. Greene’s favorite way to tell that you’re running late. 

http://www.nytimes.com/2008/01/17/nyregion/17clock.html 

(Don’t know the rules on linking to The NYT. You might need an account.) 

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