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Friday, July 19th:
- Do a little drunken shopping when Mary Meyer and Friends Vintage celebrate the store's two-year anniversary. There will be live music, a DJ, $1 beers and discounts. 56 Bogart Street, 5PM-10PM.
- Just looking to take a nice walk? The Summer Stroll on Third Avenue, with cultural exhibitions, performances, local shops and food, may be the best place for your walk. Free. 80th Street to 90th Street, 6PM-10PM.
- Because you know I'm a huge opera fan, you can find me at The Metropolitan Opera's Summer Recital Series, which takes place in Brooklyn Bridge Park tonight. Free. Pier 1 at Brooklyn Bridge Park, 7PM.
- If opera isn't you're thing, then catch Piper Theatre's production of "Frankenstein." Free. Old Stone House and Washington Park, Friday and Saturday at 8:30PM.
- In honor of City of Water Day, Gowanus Voyage will allow visitors to explore the Gowanus via remote control boats with video cameras attached to them. Before you go, read my post about what's really in the Gowanus. Free. Gowanus Dredgers Boat Launch on 2nd Street near Bond Street, 1PM-6PM.
- Haven't heard "Brooklyn Country" music before? The Lone Bellow, The Low Anthem and Joe Purdy hope to change that when they play at the Prospect Park Bandshell. Free/$3 suggested donation. 9th Street and Prospect Park West, 7PM.
- "Detroit Soul" makes an appearance in Brooklyn when Spyder Turner plays at Littlefield. Tickets start at $15. 622 Degraw Street, 9PM.
- As part of its "Big Screen Epics" series, BAM is showing a double feature of "The Godfather" and "The Godfather Part II." $20. BAM Harvey Theater, 651 Fulton Street, 4PM.