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  • Brooklyn dodgers

    Brooklyn dodgers
    NEW YORK — Sorry, but I've heard that Brooklyn is over. You can get your hipster mustache waxed; just don't do it in Brooklyn. You wouldn't go to Seattle now, would you? If you wanted to visit the American community of the moment, you would visit, say, Portland, Ore. Haven't you heard: Brooklyn's compromised, edge-free; it's Portland five minutes ago.
  • Author Sara Gran is as blunt as her Claire DeWitt character

    Sara Gran doesn't believe in studying writing. If you consider yourself a writer, just write. That's what Gran did for years on a notepad, often on the subway going to and from her job at the famous Strand bookstore in New York City before her first...

    Street artist murals to promote 'Fruitvale Station' hit some walls

    Street artist murals to promote 'Fruitvale Station' hit some walls
    When Hollywood and street artists try to work together, the road can be bumpy. To promote the upcoming movie "Fruitvale Station," about the 2009 fatal shooting of Oakland's Oscar Grant, the Weinstein Co. commissioned three murals in Los Angeles, New...

    '666 Park Avenue': The devil sets up shop in Brooklyn where Williamsburg hipsters have yet to tred

     
    "I wanted to do something different, far from Wisteria Lane," "666 Park Avenue's" Vanessa Williams says. "She is close to Wilhelmina in that she is in the same hood. She would be going to the ballet and symphony."

    Authors win with book donations

    Authors win with book donations
    Most readers know to turn to their local libraries when looking for the newest book releases or recommendations for new authors. But with special programs and collection policies developed purposely to help readers and local authors find each other,...