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Monday, July 7, 2003


Once upon a time (say, around 1990), no film festival would be complete without an Aki Kaurismaki movie. Comment.


Novelist Amy Herrick will read from her new book, "The Happiness Code" (Viking, $24.95), about a Brooklyn family that discovers a baby on their doorstep, on July 6 at 3 pm at Sunny’s bar in Red Hook. Comment.


The 116th annual feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel and Saint Paulinus of Nola, otherwise known as the "giglio festival," kicks off July 9 in Williamsburg. Comment.


The 30-minute Macy’s Independence Day Fireworks Spectacular, this year titled "The Lights of Freedom," will begin at 9 pm on Friday, July 4 in two locations on the East River: off Manhattan’s 34th Street and just below South Street Seaport. Comment.


The 25th anniversary of the Seaside Summer Concert Series kicks off on July 10 with Jay Black, of Jay and the Americans, hosting the legendary Dion and Little Anthony & The Imperials. Comments (1).

Distribution: from hand-to-hand to boxes

Weintrob: When we began in 1978, as a newspaper for Downtown’s daytimers, most of our staff — editorial, production, advertising — would be at their distribution posts by 7:30 or 8 am. Comment.

Sandy’s found a new friend

Cyclones: On Sunday night, the Cyclones introduced a new mascot — Pee Wee — a slimmed-down version of Sandy the Seagull who was hatched from an egg found by Sandy earlier this year. Comment.

Clones take 3 from SI Yanks

Cyclones: While the Yankees have dominated the Mets during inter-league play this year, the fortunes have been flipped down in the minor leagues. Comment.