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[VIDEO] Welcome to the Punderdome

The PUNDERDOME is Brooklyn’s monthly improv pun-making competition, hosted by a self-proclaimed “Rodney Dangerfield impersonator,” Fred Firestone, and his “alleged” daughter, Jo Firestone. Eighteen contestants participate in spontaneous punning in 6-person rounds, and Fred and Jo decide the pun topics for each round. Contestants are eliminated as the audience determines who goes on, with the...


Brooklyn Flea to Open in Crown Heights

The people behind Brooklyn Flea and Smorgasmurg have plans to open a location in Crown Heights at the end of the year. The 9000-square foot food and beer hall will feature five vendors from the Smorgasburg network, which are yet to be announced.