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Yeah, we’re very cool in Brooklyn, as you’ve heard. But when there’s a TV series shooting in a central location, we crowd the sidewalks and wait for a small glimpse of a star or any little bit of entertainment action. (They were filming Homeland and there was nothing to see!)

 

 

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It wasn’t too cold and the view of the fireworks near Second Street was excellent. The New Year’s show in Prospect Park is like the Macy’s 4th of July extravaganza, but miniscule by comparison, not crowded, close to home, and really, much better.

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Movies are opening at a fast and furious pace for the next few days. This year there are some that are getting excellent reviews. I think they are for grown-ups, though, so buy the kids lots of candy and drag them along. Go to the tiger movie if you’re worried about violence or reading subtitles out loud.

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I hesitate to say American Apparel has Halloween plans for you, because there are people in NY who dress like this every day…

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I was in the area, so I couldn’t resist taking a look at the giddy Barbra Streisand fans before the sold-out concert at the Barclays Center. Lots of cops, cars, and people who weren’t going to the concert. The ticket holders were quite well-behaved.

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Or is that spelled kettle corn? This is why popcorn should be eaten outdoors. What are these women are looking at? If you’re going to stare, it’s like texting. It’s safer if you stop to do so. It’s so common people hardly think it’s rude.

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This weekend is the DUMBO Arts Festival. It’s fun and popular. There are many outdoor activities; it’s not so much about visiting artists’ studios. Here are some floating sculptures; I also saw a welding demo and a hackysack contest.

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