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GO Brooklyn: The Brooklyn Paper#8217;s essential guide to the Borough of Kings

Monday, July 23, 2001

SUNSET SONGS

When George Ellsworth Tocci first began booking acts for the Sunset Music Series aboard the Waterfront Museum Barge in Red Hook, it was a difficult task. Comments (1)

LURED BY SIRENS

How much money would you take home if you played a version of "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?" where all the questions were about Coney Island? Comment

HURRICANE SEASON

In the 1960s Rubin "Hurricane" Carter, a black middleweight boxer with a criminal record, was convicted in trial and re-trial of a triple murder in a Patterson, NJ, bar. Comment

B’KLYN LUNDY’S STILL THE BEST

Lundy’s is to Brooklyn’s culinary world as the Dodgers were to its sports world. But unlike the Dodgers who, sadly, were spirited away from their home base to Los Angeles in 1957, Lundy’s was resuscitated and continues to thrive here in Brooklyn. Comment

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