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

Saturday, Jan. 28, 2006

JUDGE AND JURY

Are you a Simon or a Paula? Comment

HIPSTER TAQUERIA

If the name doesn’t give this Williamsburg canteen away, then let me explain. Comment

VISIT DUMBO

If you thought that all the waterside neighborhood of DUMBO had to offer was the Jacques Torres Chocolate Factory and the offices of The Brooklyn Papers, and you still weren’t enticed to disembark the F train at York Street, there’s more temptation now than ever to visit. Comment

LAUGHING IN TERROR’S FACE

Can you invoke the Twin Towers without eliciting a sigh of exasperation? Does a Code Orange warning affect your behavior less than the weatherman’s forecast of rain? Do you sometimes go days - even weeks, maybe months at a stretch - forgetting that you’re living in a nation at war? Comment

GOT CHOPS

The bright yellow awning providing a note of good cheer among the bleak gray storefronts that define Atlantic Avenue in winter belongs to Mai, a Southeast Asian restaurant that opened in September. Comment

HAIRY, HAIRY NIGHT

Armed with two beers worth of courage, a notebook and pen, I entered Freddy’s Bar & Backroom in Prospect Heights on a recent Wednesday evening. Comment

SEE IT FIRST

On Feb. 4, Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts brings DanceBrazil to Brooklyn College for the New York premiere of "Retratos da Bahia," an evening-length work inspired by French photographer and anthropologist Pierre Verger. Comment

CORRECTION

In “All the Best” [GO Brooklyn, Jan. 7], the hours of operation of Applewood restaurant were incorrect. The restaurant does not serve dinner on Sundays. Applewood is open for dinner Tuesday through Sunday and for brunch on Sundays, from 10 am to 3 pm. They are closed on Mondays. Comment

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