Arts and Entertainment

Downtown Brooklyn sushi emporium specializes in hand rolls

While sushi is considered a delicacy today, the sushi hand rolls at Daigo Hand Roll Bar in the DeKalb Market Hall in Downtown Brooklyn hearken back to the days when sushi was first offered as a snack in the roadside stalls of Edo (today’s Tokyo), Japan in the early 19th century. … Full Article

Australian-style breakfasts invade New York, Brooklyn

Australian-style breakfasts have become increasingly popular in New York City, especially in neighborhoods like Greenpoint and Williamsburg, thanks to the proliferation of Austral … Full Article

BrooklynONE finds perfect setting For ‘godspell’: Church

The altar inside Redeemer Saint John’s Lutheran Church will be turned into performance space for a weekend as actors from a local theater company bring a religious-inspired musical to life in the Dyker Heights sanctuary. … Full Article

Bay Ridge comedy duo brings laugh riot to TV

Mike Rizzo and Brian Bonz could turn out to be the Cheech and Chong of 21st-century America. … Full Article

Stroll through Brooklyn Botanic Garden before the rain returns

The lilies are lovely to look at this time of year. You should see them when there's a break in the weather.

The fine fleurs can be found in the Cranford Rose Garden. … Full Article

New Bed-Stuy restaurant gets thumbs-up from website

Peri Peri Grill House, a new restaurant at 235 Malcolm X Blvd., in many ways typifies the eclectic nature of today’s Bedford-Stuyvesant. Promotional material quoted by Gothamis … Full Article

Artists’ loft community on the ropes in Williamsburg

An artists’ community at 475 Kent Ave., an 11-story loft building in Williamsburg, has thrived since 1998 but may be under fire. … Full Article

Grand Canyon Diner returns to Montague Street in Armando’s space

The Grand Canyon Diner, which was a neighborhood fixture at 141 Montague St. … Full Article

Williamsburg chef to open new izakaya-style restaurant

Chef Joaquin “Quino” Baca of the recently closed Williamsburg favorite Brooklyn Star plans to go back to his roots with a new restaurant at the Bushwick-Ridgewood border that will focus on izakaya-style (meaning Japanese gastropub-style) cooking.  … Full Article

Kristina Newman-Scott named BRIC president

BRIC, a major incubator and supporter of Brooklyn artists and media-makers, and the leading presenter of free cultural programming in the borough, today announced Kristina Newman-Scott as the organization’s new President. … Full Article

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