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Monthly Archive for February, 2008

Zincsmith Billiard returns to the Pacific Ave Chamber: Due to personnel issues beyond the control of a mere Sports Desk, approximately none of WWIB’s Ace In The Hole (dir. Billy Wilder, 1951) loving newsmen & women were able to attend the Atantic Yards Camera Club’s protest on Sunday. Many apologies & much respect to those […]

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“… Brooklyn is streets and the dark hip hop sounds of AZ, Black Moon, Busta Rhymes, Das Efx, Heltah Skeltah, M.O.P., Originoo Gun Clappaz, Joell Ortiz, Papoose and Smif-n-Wessun. Earlier, the streets gave us Al Capone, Lepke Buchalter, Bugsy Siegel, Barbara Stanwyck, Willie Sutton, Emmett Grogan and Mike Tyson. Watch closely and you’ll see Gene […]

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Angry M.F. Fisher opens the honey pot & more. Like most gals anywhere near the margins of the food racket, I’ve been tight with lots of gay men through the years: poets, composers, opera queens, psychologists & librarians, jazz musicians & teachers, even a few cops on the dl. Not everyone loves a man (or […]

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Toad brings the ruckus. Words? Fuck ‘em! That seemed to be the message during a near-riot on East 104th Street last night, as hundreds of students, tourists, moles, cowboys, sailors, psychics, shutterbugs, motormen, yarb doctors, graffiti fiends, mistresses & their lady friends expressed their displeasure at being denied entry to a sold out Museum of […]

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BZA reports from among her people (soul people): While tonight’s bulldog edition headline could refer to Georgia Ave in East New York & Macon St in Bed-Stuy, for now the pictures say otherwise. Hopefully when the detailed voting numbers come in, we’ll learn precisely which parts of Brooklyn did their Southern fam proud. Meanwhile, a […]

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having to say you’re sorry, so Zyczymy Smacznego ain’t starting now. & since, really, it’s too painful to start at the beginning, free thinkers are glad that Norman Oder is still on the case. Ya’ll can catch up with the latest inane turns in the so-called “Atlantic Yards” (sic) proposal here. In (very) brief, the […]

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Berenice (“The Abbott”)/BZA was there: Video artist, bar manager and anti-Eminent Domain activist Donald O’Finn is many things to many people. Beginning this Saturday, he’s also de facto host of the Found In Brooklyn art show and rock concert at Freddy’s Bar & Backroom. (Lisanne McTernan, the Don Kirshner of Bond St, is curator.) My […]

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