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Saturday, Dec. 15, 2007

Go Fourth

Go Fourth

Nightlife: Park Slope’s Fourth Avenue may never have been the most pedestrian friendly of the borough’s thoroughfares, but that’s quickly changing. The future boulevard now now boasts more than just gas stations and fast food restaurants. Comments (3)

Post-pub grub

Dining: What to eat when you’re drinking on the boozy blocks of Fourth Avenue. Comment

You scoundrel!

Dining: Tina is taken in by the ‘scruffy’ charm of Park Slope’s Canaille. Comment

It’s hard ‘Kor’

It’s hard ‘Kor’

Dining: In the Columbia Street Waterfront District, Korhogo 126’s French-African fusion hits the spot. Comment

Russian the stage

Russian the stage

Theater: Why, at the end of her life, did Russians so sorely neglect the poet Marina Tsvetaeva? That question mary well have sparked the new heart-wrenching work, “The Past is Still Ahead.” Comment

Captain Picard does the Bard

Waiting in the Wings: Big news, Shakespeare-loving Trekkies: hairless heartthrob Patrick Stewart (aka Captain Picard from “Star Trek: The Next Generation”) will take the title role in “MacBeth,” which lands at the BAM Harvey Theater on Feb. 12.  Comments (1)

Santa claws

Theater: Much like Santa himself, comic storyteller Mike Daisey is bringing Christmas cheer to Brooklyn for one night only, so you had better not pout and you’d better not cry. Here’s why. Comment

’Clef’s palate

Music: Former Fugees legend Wyclef Jean popped into the Alligator Lounge in Williamsburg on Dec. 3. Holy Lauryn Hill, Batman! Comment

Mad for madeiras

Dining: Just like Hanukkah gelt and Christmas cookies, madeira wines are a hard-to-resist holiday sweet — as the Greene Grape will demonstrate at an upcoming tasting. Comment

Vet project

Everyone’s heard war stories, but until you’ve seen the Brooklyn Historical Society’s “In Our Own Words: Portraits of Brooklyn Vietnam Veterans,” which opened on Dec. 14, you haven’t really heard anything. Comment

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