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Saturday, Dec. 3, 2005


Tired of mailing out the same cutesy Santa-and-Rudolph greeting cards - or photos of your dog in an elf costume - each holiday season? Park Slope graphic designer Thea Karas has created a line of cards that might just be your salvation this year. Comments (1).


Cynthia Hopkins (pictured) garnered widespread acclaim for her amnesia operetta "Accidental Nostalgia," which had not one - but two - runs at St. Ann’s Warehouse. Now, Hopkins will give her Brooklyn fans a one-night-only sneak peek at the songs from her "Accidental" prequel, "Must Don’t Whip ’Um," on Dec. 7. Comment.


Fort Greene has French bistros, Italian trattorias and Mexican watering holes, but Nuevo Latino? Comment.


Cult-inspiring, award-winning documentarian Ken Burns will be at the Brooklyn Public Library Tuesday to screen and discuss his first film, 1981’s Oscar-nominated "Brooklyn Bridge." The film chronicles, in Burns’s much-imitated style, the conception and construction of the bridge that serves as one of New York City’s greatest industrial age icons. Comment.


Cozbi Cabrera’s Carroll Gardens boutique is filled with her hand-stitched cloth dolls, exquisite women’s clothing and coo-worthy kids togs - and the story behind the store is quite a yarn. Comment.


In "Eyes Have It" [GO Brooklyn, Nov. 26] the photo was misidentified. It is a still from the film "Cyclo." We regret the error. Comment.


Will you be ready when the Apocalypse comes? Comment.


The woman on my right is performing Meg Ryan’s orgasm scene from "When Harry Met Sally." Comments (2).

Minerva’s view saved thanks to new zoning       

Stop — in the name of zoning! Comment.

‘Thousands’ raised for ‘park’ fight       

Opponents of plans for the Brooklyn Bridge Park waterfront development fattened their warchest this week. Comment.

Piering into the future of Red Hook

Atlantic Yards: Red Hook’s gritty industrial waterfront will become a maritime-themed tourist attraction, under a new plan for the neighborhood’s piers unveiled by city officials this week. Comment.

Fairway prepares for opening       

Fairway is looking for a few good managers. Comment.

On the dog run to superstardom

Brooklyn Angle: The actor was chauffeured to every performance in his own town car with his own driver. The actor spit all over his co-stars with complete impunity. The actor got some of the best reviews in the entire cast. Comments (2).