Saturday, Feb. 25, 2006


On Feb. 25, Brooklyn Philharmonic’s artistic director, conductor Michael Christie, and the orchestra hit the ground running to open their 52nd season in the Brooklyn Academy of Music’s Howard Gilman Opera House. Comment


Like many New Yorkers, I eat out often. Over the past few years, I’ve had countless good meals and a handful that I’d deem great. Only my recent dinner at Nouvelle, a "French-Asian fusion" restaurant in Bay Ridge, qualifies as extraordinary. Comment


For Bay Ridge actor Lou Martini Jr., the 14th time was the charm. Comments (1)


For some, a pot of chicken soup chases away the winter blues. Comment


Ever longed to tread the boards of the Brooklyn Academy of Music’s Opera House? On Tuesday, gala ticket holders will not only have the opportunity to sip cocktails on that famous stage, but to do it alongside Australian actress Cate Blanchett, best known for roles in "Elizabeth," "The Aviator" and the "Lord of the Rings" trilogy. Comment




Multi-faceted star of TV, stage and film, Edie Falco is a true Brooklyn success story. Comment


When you’re filming a documentary in Brooklyn, anything can happen. Comment

Jay-Z is looking for Brooklyn’s best Nets rap        

Atlantic Yards: The Swamp Rats need a swamp rap. Comment

UNION RATS        

Atlantic Yards: While some New Yorkers still follow the jingle’s advice and “look for the union label,” you won’t find one affixed to Brooklyn’s construction boom. Comments (2)


Atlantic Yards: A partial court victory by opponents of Bruce Ratner’s Atlantic Yards project may end up doing the impossible: sinking the mega-development before it even gets off the ground. Comment

Brooklyn to Dick Cheney: Don’t shoot!

Brooklyn Angle: This columnist has such a deep and abiding respect for the office of Vice President, that he has resisted the temptation — succumbed to by so many of his colleagues — to lampoon the current occupant for shooting his friend in a hunting accident. Comment
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Smartmom’s Valentine’s ‘sexcapade’

Smartmom: It was bad enough that Smartmom put herself out there in her column two weeks ago, writing about her “old married couple” sex life with hubby Hepcat — and then openly discussing her plan to get a room at the Brooklyn Marriott for a Valentine’s Day tryst. Comments (2)

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