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Allison Considine

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I filed into a pew at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Greenpoint to see Pipeline Theatre Company’s production of Beardo (running through March 5) and resorted to quiet church behavior. But ten minutes in, when the character Beardo flings a slice of lunchmeat on the church altar, a serious case of the church giggles set in. The indie rock musical penned by Dave Malloy (Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812) and Jason Craig...
Based in Brooklyn and Fukuoka, Japan, Kettl Tea tea can be found in some of the best restaurants in New York; from Per Se to Jean-George to Chef's Table at Brooklyn Fare, the tea company is renowned for sourcing award-winning teas from farmers and producers in Japan. Co-founder of Kettle Tea—and Brooklyn resident—Zach Mangan’s serious passion for tea took him from hobbyist to tea-importer over the last five years, and he has spent extensive...
Brooklyn's Museum of Contemporary African Diasporan Arts (MoCADA) will be hosting its inaugural Masquerade Ball at the Lepercq Ballroom at BAM on May 14th. Intended to be a night of celebration, dancing, and dining in support of MoCADA’s ambition to create a new sustainable community space to house the unique museum, the ball will feature Honorary Gala Chairs Jesse Williams, Estelle, and Bevy Smith who will be honoring Mickalene Thomas, Tonya Lewis Lee, Spike...
As signs of spring and warm weather finally emerge, we can all agree that it's time to fully embrace all the best parts of Brooklyn at this time of year. By which we mean drinking and eating (but mostly drinking) outside. And so in that spirit, we filled you in on all the best new Brooklyn backyards to while away your afternoons and evenings, and now want to highlight the best of the borough's...

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