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
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
Anne Akiko Meyers, who makes her Bargemusic
debut Dec. 11-14, admits she was warned about the ’dangers’ of
playing the barge. Comment
For those featuring
seafood prominently on their holiday menus, it would seem Quarterdeck
Gourmet Seafood Market is heaven sent. Comment
It took three generations of the Grimaldi
family to bring Jimmy’s Italian restaurant to Bay Ridge. Comment
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
"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)
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
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 (2)
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