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Saturday, Sept. 11, 2004

YOUNG AMERICAN

Fifth Avenue has its share of bistros, Thai places and bars, but finding simple American cooking at reasonable prices takes work. Comment.

YEAR IN REVIEW

NAKED TRUTH

Anyone who might see a theme in the Gallery Players choosing both "The Full Money" and "Hair" for their 38th season would be mistaken, says Gallery Players President Heather Curran. Despite the fact that both plays contain male nudity, she insists it was "just one of those wonderful things. The selection committee looks for plays that would make a nice variety for our subscribers." Comment.

THE LAST OF THE COFFEEHOUSES

They say time flies when you’re having fun and few have provided Brooklyn with as much rollicking talent as the Good Coffeehouse concert series in Park Slope, now celebrating three decades of bringing bluegrass, old-time, acoustic blues, world and folk music to the borough. Comment.

CHILDREN OF THE CORN

Overlooking the Brooklyn waterfront in DUMBO is an 8,000-square-foot space that has been the home to several short-lived restaurants. Its latest occupant is Bubby’s, the second outpost of the country-style restaurant that has been dishing out meatloaf and fixings to TriBeCa families since 1990. Comments (1).

WILD BOORMAN

John Boorman has remained an enigma throughout his four decade-long career as a director. Comment.

DOGS ON PARADE

On Sunday, Sept. 19, Williamsburg will celebrate its 18th annual Parade and Dog Show. Comment.

PHOTO FEST

The Art + Commerce Festival will feature the works of 60 up-and-coming photographers from the tri-state area in the historic Tobacco Warehouse abutting the revamped Empire-Fulton Ferry State Park, beginning Sept. 17. The free "2004 Festival of Emerging Photographers" opens on Friday with a private gala and opens to the public on Saturday, Sept. 18, during regular park hours. Comment.

City Planning OK’s Ikea       

In a unanimous vote, the City Planning Commission on Wednesday approved the proposal to build an Ikea megastore on the Red Hook waterfront. Comment.

Clones ride fast into the playoffs

Play’s the Thing: The Cyclones’ season seems to ride along much like a trip on the roller coaster for which the team is named. There’s a long, slow ascent, as most of the future members of the Cyclones short-season team take part in extended spring training in Florida, or perform for college teams prior to the baseball draft in early June. Meanwhile, the full-season teams in minor league baseball begin their seasons in early April. Comment.

Tijerina keeps Clones cool — by taking them to Coney Island

Cyclones: On the day of the Cyclones’ playoff opener at home against Tri-City, the team checked out of their temporary quarters in a Bay Ridge hotel. It was around 11 am, and the Clones had a window of a few hours before they had to report to Keyspan Park for that evening’s game. Comment.

2 days of rain delay Cyclones playoffs

Cyclones: TROY, NY — The Brooklyn Cyclones drive for a New York-Penn League championship has been stalled. Comment.

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