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

Saturday, Aug. 19, 2006

RACE TO CONEY

On Aug. 24 the "Movies With a View" outdoor film series in DUMBO concludes with a screening of Walter Hill’s cult classic, "The Warriors." The 1979 flick, shot on location throughout New York City, features a Coney Island gang, falsely accused of a killing, that must flee from the Bronx to its home turf while being pursued by vengeance-seeking thugs. Comment

STATE OF THE UNION       

This weekend, you could be one of hundreds of New Yorkers who are fine-tuning their motor skills with a bocce ball in one hand and a beer in the other, sharpening their minds by sipping on a martini while reading Voltaire, or just plain head-banging to some good tunes. Comment

MAMA MIA

Want to see Academy Award-winning actors perform in a classic drama on a Central Park stage? For free? Comment

TRAGIC TALE

The Metropolitan Opera is bringing world-class opera to Marine Park, for free, in celebration of the 40th anniversary of "Met in the Parks." Comment

TIPPING SCALES      

Until now, Kenan Thompson has been best known for his comedic work in movies like "Good Burger" and "Fat Albert" and on TV shows such as "Saturday Night Live" and "Kenan & Kel." Comment

MORE THAN A TAVERN

Brooklyn Heights may be the prettiest neighborhood in the borough, but you can count the good eateries among its blocks on one hand. With Jack the Horse Tavern, owners Tim Oltmans and his business manager-wife Micki Schubert hope to improve the nabe’s culinary reputation. Comment

HOT ON THE SCENT       

Let’s talk about sex, Baby. Comment

PROUD TO BE ABNORMAL

News coverage about a curator shuffle at the Brooklyn Museum suggested that the museum’s exhibition schedule would soon become a bleak array of drivel targeted to the lowest common denominator. Comment

BACK FOR MORE       

Revisiting a restaurant I’ve loved is a tricky business. If I make a big deal about a place, recalling each dish over the months, then I set myself up for disappointment the second time around. So I resisted going back to Amelia Ristorante in Bay Ridge for almost a year. Comment

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