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Art & Music Untitled by ELBOW-TOE

The public display of artwork invites a myriad of reactions from its viewers. The development of the street artist has expanded greatly in the last 50 years. At another time, the term “graffiti” was the common terminology for the type of work placed throughout urban environments. The work done on the street nowadays is extremely…

Art & Music Sam Jaffe

A Park Slope institution since since 1971, Community Bookstore (143 7th Avenue, between Carroll Street and Garfield Place) has long been a place for neighborhood residents to find quality reading material. But by the mid-2000’s, the store faced declining sales and was taken over by co-owners, Ezra Jaffe and Stephanie Valdez. Since then, Community has…

Art & Music Fall-Leaves-Scooter-702x702

As Mother Nature blankets the borough in gorgeous shades of yellow, orange, red, and brown, Brooklyn parents are readying their kids and cameras for fall photography sessions. Getting those perfect shots is often trickier than it sounds, though. That’s why we’ve pulled in veteran photographer Marc Goldberg to talk about the best time of day…

Art & Music Sir D's Lounge

The awning at forthcoming Sir D’s Lounge (837 Union Street between 6th and 7th Avenues) has been perched over an empty storefront for awhile. And so has the brown paper covering up the windows. But it seems that the new business in the former home to Tea Lounge for 14 years may give us a…

Art & Music House of Wax at the Morbid Anatomy Museum

The Morbid Anatomy Museum ( 424 3rd Avenue at 7th Street) celebrated its first anniversary earlier the summer, and the exhibits, events, lectures, and classes continue to fascinate. And the museum’s schedule is absolutely packed. Just a few of the events this month include the history of sword swallowing, grey fox head taxidermy class, and…

Art & Music Amelia Robinson performs as Mil's Trills

Park Slope neighbor and Brooklyn-bred Amelia Robinson has been rather busy as of late. Robinson — who performs under the name Mil’s Trills — released her second album on September 23. Titled Now That We’re Friends…, the album is geared towards children and families (Robinson calls Mil’s Trills “everyone music”). The body of songs features…

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