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Saturday, Oct. 15, 2005

CRAVING NOVELTY

Brooklyn chefs offer creative alternatives to chocolate cake, tiramisu & cheesecake

I’m a dessert lover. Yes, it’s true. Sugar is my thing. Which doesn’t mean I don’t adore nibbling from that basket of bread at the start of dinner and anticipating the pleasures of each course thereafter. It’s just that for me, dessert is the jewel in the crown of any meal. Comment.

EAT YOUR HEART OUT

There’s one night each year when too much of a good thing is just right: the "Brooklyn Eats" food, wine and beer tasting festival. The ninth annual event, sponsored by the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce, returns to the Grand Ballroom of the New York Marriott Brooklyn this Monday, Oct. 17. Comment.

Yassky: Shift a-PARK-ments to DUMBO       

Seeking to lessen the impact of proposed high-rise condominium development near Atlantic Avenue at the southern end of Brooklyn Bridge Park, Councilman David Yassky wants planners to consider building more of the revenue-generating luxury housing on inland development sites off the park’s northern edge, in DUMBO. Comment.

Planners blow off council ‘park’ meet       

State officials appointed to plan and build the proposed Brooklyn Bridge Park blew off an Oct. 6 City Council joint committee meeting on the contentious project, leaving community activists and officials hopping mad. Comment.

PAPER PRIZE Accolades for Ratner coverage

Atlantic Yards: Praising The Brooklyn Papers “on a courageous piece of work” in its “Not Just Nets” coverage of developer Bruce Ratner’s “Atlantic Yards” plan, the National Newspaper Association this week awarded the newspaper its top prize for Best Investigative or In-depth Story or Series. Comment.

Dodgers celebrated 50 years later

Cyclones: On Saturday, Oct. 1, 1955 the Brooklyn Dodgers were at Ebbets Field trying to stay alive in the World Series. Comment.

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