UNFLAPPABLE: Michael Arenella brings his big Dreamland Orchestra for the bi-annual Governor’s Island Jazz Age Lawn Party, a veritable 1920s extravaganza of song, dance, libations sipped in the sun (the event is sponsored by St. Germain and the Brooklyn Brewery) and flapper-esque Gatsby-worthy outfits (there’s even a vintage bathing costume parade). Also: Pie contest! Saturday and Sunday, .
PLAY GAUL: It’s not Bastille Day in NYC until a truckload of beach sand gets dumped on the street in Boerum Hill—all the better to cushion the balls of 80+ fiercely competitive pétanque teams in what’s become the largest such event in America. But the annual, ever-growing Bastille Day Brooklyn Fest is about much more than boules: It’s also a day of chomping on grilled merguez as you sip Lillet and Ricard (all from Bar Tabac) under the tricolore flags. The action’s on
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