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Monday, Dec. 15, 2003

HIT THE QUARTERDECK

For those featuring seafood prominently on their holiday menus, it would seem Quarterdeck Gourmet Seafood Market is heaven sent. Comment.

ZEN MOMENTS

Anne Akiko Meyers, who makes her Bargemusic debut Dec. 11-14, admits she was warned about the ’dangers’ of playing the barge. Comment.

KIDS AT WORK

The newly refurbished Brooklyn Historical Society (128 Pierrepont St. at Clinton Street in Brooklyn Heights) unveils its latest exhibit, "Let Children Be Children: Lewis Wickes Hine’s Crusade Against Child Labor" on Dec. 13. Comment.

JINGLE BELL JAM

The Third Annual Jingle Bell Jamboree, a family holiday concert, sing-a-long and toy drive, will take place Dec. 14 at 4 pm at the Old First Reformed Church (729 Carroll St. at Seventh Avenue) in Park Slope. Comment.

WELCOME BACK

It took three generations of the Grimaldi family to bring Jimmy’s Italian restaurant to Bay Ridge. Comment.

DATED ’HOLIDAY’

These days, when social status is often confused with fame or wealth, it’s hard to comprehend that just a few decades ago, status, although always closely related to wealth, had just as much to do with "connections," "breeding," "social standing," and knowing which fork to use at the table. Comment.

THE DAY THE MUSIC DIED

Citing "unanticipated investment difficulties" the Steve Getz Music Hall closed on Nov. 18, after only a month-long run. Steve Getz, son of venerable tenor saxophonist Stan Getz, who died in 1981, opened Williamsburg’s first jazz club on Oct. 17, to a house packed with musical legends and jazz aficionados alike. Comments (1).

ROCK DA ’HOUSE’

Musician Dan Zanes (pictured), former frontman of the Del Fuegos, will perform at the Kane Street Synagogue (236 Kane St. between Court and Clinton streets in Cobble Hill) on Dec. 14. Comment.

THE SHOE FITS

"Cinderella," one of the world’s most enduring and beloved fairy tales - which plays through Dec. 20 at the Heights Players - has a history as interesting as the play itself. Comments (1).

FRENCH BLISS

"We want to be the little place around the corner," says Eric Lagrange, co-owner of the long-awaited Belleville (named for an area of Paris that means "beautiful town") in Park Slope. Comment.

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