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Monday, Sept. 8, 2003

TIME FOR ’TEA’

"Tea Time with Professor Wiggles!" will be presented as part of the "Brooklyn Book-in-Hand" show at Barbes (376 Ninth St. at Sixth Avenue in Park Slope) on Sept. 12 at 8 pm. Comment.

ESCAPE TO NEW YORK

Commemorating the second anniversary of Sept. 11, BAM Rose Cinemas is hosting a decidedly more upbeat alternative to candlelight vigils. Offering good, old-fashioned escapism, BAM will screen Stanley Donen and Gene Kelly’s love letter to the Big Apple, "On the Town," several times, offering free admission to all. Comment.

NEW KID ON THE BLOCK

With the opening of its first retail store, Moriches Gourmet has brought its world of imported foods, dried fruits, nuts, chocolates, candies, grains, beans, coffee, teas, olive oils and more to 18th Avenue - at a discount. Comment.

PIER MEMORIAL

Five prominent artists selected to submit plans for a Bay Ridge monument that will serve as a memorial to Brooklynites killed on Sept. 11, 2001, will have their proposals on display starting this week. Comment.

MARS ATTACKS

The New York Aquarium and Astroland Amusement Park jump on the celestial fascination bandwagon with "Mars Madness" on Saturday, Sept. 6. Comment.

FELIX AND OSCAR

Entering their 48th season, the Heights Players pride themselves on being the oldest community theater in Brooklyn. And much of their success is due to a well-balanced selection of familiar comedies, dramas and musicals that please theatergoers of all ages. Comment.

GREEN DAY

Irish eyes will be smiling in Dreier-Offerman Park as the 23rd Annual Great Irish Fair gets underway this weekend. Comment.

SEASON’S GREETINGS

The Gallery Players presents a remarkably wide range of comedies, dramas and musicals season after season. In their 37th season, the troupe - 2000 recipients of the Off-Off Broadway Review’s Award for Lifetime Achievement - will be presenting four plays, three musicals and a new play festival - all at the very affordable price of $88 per subscription. Comment.

CHEAP DATE

Downtown Atlantic Restaurant and Bakery’s owner and chef, Kurt Sippel, opened his restaurant in April among the antique shops of Atlantic Avenue. A kindred spirit of those who prize old-fashioned values, Sippel’s restaurant and menu embrace yesterday’s ideals while exceeding modern expectations. Comments (2).

KINGS COUNTRY

If you were wondering who that musician was at Carroll Gardens’ Whim restaurant on a recent evening, bearing his soul with heartbreaking songs about love won and lost - and love that just won’t take him back, damn it - he was singer-songwriter Todd Deatherage. Comment.

IN WITH THE OLD

It’s back-to-school time, but for those of us who have been out of school for a few years, St. Francis College is offering an invitation to a delightful free learning experience at its Brooklyn Heights campus. Comment.

Playoffs      set

Cyclones: With their win Tuesday afternoon at Hudson Valley, the Cyclones clinched the McNamara Division of the New York-Penn League. Comment.

Danny’s first Clone to ‘The Show’

Cyclones: Danny Garcia became the first Brooklyn Cyclone to reach the major leagues when he walked up to the plate at Shea Stadium Tuesday night. He promptly singled and scored the Mets first run. He added another hit later. Comment.

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