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Monday, Sept. 16, 2002

MODEL MAMA

Terrie Mangrum, owner of Sweet Mama’s in Williamsburg and former runway and magazine ad model, is showing me the tattoos on her arms. Comment.

KILLER APPEAL

As the fall season opens, at least two Brooklyn theater groups are turning their eyes toward the seamier side of human existence - murder most dramatic. At the Brooklyn Lyceum, Jeff Subik’s production of "Richard II" plays Sept. 5-29, while the Heights Players stages "Anatomy of a Murder" from Sept. 6 through Sept. 22. Comment.

CHILDHOOD FRIENDS

Not long ago, parents purchased clothing specifically designed to maximize their child’s cute quotient. Little girls looked starched and adorable in smocked dresses with puffed sleeves, and little boys got down and dirty in froufrou-free denim overalls and T-shirts. Comment.

THE WRITE STUFF

The 3-year-old IBIUBU clothing line is designed in founder and designer Al Forde’s East New York studio, and is available at www.ibiubugear.com. (At left) Models Shakena Hicks and Hugh Hinds show off IBIUBU’s 100-percent cotton, American-made tops. Comments (2).

CHIC PEEK

Dust off your suede, your denim and your chocolate brown apparel. Pull out the chunkiest necklaces from the far reaches of your jewelry box, and polish your boots - the high heels, the knee-highs and flats. Comment.

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