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Monthly Archive for April, 2008

Beadel Debevoise says yes! & for a mere $5 ya’ll can discover it Kevin Walsh-style at 1 pm the 20th of April. Tito Puente was born that day in 1923 & if the weather is right, maybe Kevin will sing a few verses of “Mambo Gazon.” WWIB hasn’t repped it much lately but the latin […]

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Berenice (“The Abbott”)/BZA, Photo Editor reports: To the shock of many & delight of all, yesterday afternoon an anonymous reader sent in the near-genius collage at left. I was out surfing in Rockaway but when I got out of the water & was warm enough to check my messages at the library (shout out to […]

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Angry M.F. Fisher’s stick & move: English food? “Lord” I certainly hope not, & that includes the island’s few unfortunate “culinary” (sic) outposts in Brooklyn. Everything ya’ll need of the tradition is best had in its transmogrified West Indian form– shout out to Tommy’s Cricket Club, the late great Antiguan joint on Lincoln Place where […]

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Junius Van Sinderen leads the charge: Yes, yes, yes everyone makes mistakes & bloggers ain’t an exception (quite the opposite) but ya’ll know that already. What does it say about scholarship, however, when erstwhile “authoritative” sources perpetuate baseless urban legend? Take the case of Buttermilk Channel. According to more than one yokel, the waters between […]

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Brian Berger is saddened to report the death, on March 16, of his friend, the poet, publisher & photographer, Jonathan Williams. For now, in lieu of my own recollections of the man– & the home he shared in Scaly Mountain, North Carolina, with his partner, poet, cook & book designer, Thomas Meyer, & their orange […]

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