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Illustrations by Sarah Lutkenhaus  THE RED HOOK FEST Presented by Dance Theatre Etcetera, the annual waterfront affair kicks off with a barbecue and dance party on Thursday evening, followed by Friday’s youth hip-hop performances and, on Saturday, a full afternoon of music, dance showcases, trivia, face painting, and free kayak rides on the East River from Valentino Pier. 6/5-6/7. See dancetheatreetcetera.org for times and locations. Free. HY-FI For the 15th edition of their Young Architects Program, in which...
Far be it from us to look down our noses at the sheer perfection that is a cherry dip cone from a gas-guzzling, noise-polluting Mr. Softee truck, but sometimes you crave something more—namely, top-notch ingredients, inventive combinations, and, well, a place to sit down. These are the five best ice cream sundaes in Brooklyn. For you, for the kids, for whomever. It’s summer. Enjoy. Banana Split at Anopoli Nothing wrong with the classics, you know? This...
Three years ago, a Manhattan mother sued her daughter’s $19,000/year preschool because, she claimed, it hadn’t adequately prepared little Lucia for admittance into one of New York’s hyper-competitive private elementary schools. Although the suit was quickly dismissed and widely mocked in the local media (at the time, Jen Doll wrote in the Village Voice, “One has to wonder whether that $19,000 might be well used for family therapy down the road—especially when Lucia begins...

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