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Saturday, April 19, 2008

Warm front

Fashion: The area down under the Manhattan Bridge overpass is known for expensive furniture, coffee table books and a few destination eateries, but as the weather warms, DUMBO is revealing a new side of itself: fashion Mecca. Comments (1)

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Spring essentials

Fashion: The borough’s boutiques are now fully stocked with all you need to maximize your enjoyment of spring and summer. Whether you want to fake a tan or sling some cherry blossoms around your neck, GO Brooklyn has searched the borough for your necessary accessories. Comments (1)

Skirt issue

Fashion: Fifth Avenue, Bedford Avenue and...Kings Highway? When Steev Eitelberg opened Steev’s West Fourth, a 10,000-square-foot designer clothing emporium, in September, he was the first to bring haute couture to Gravesend, and so far, the gamble is paying off. Comment

New ‘Outfit’

Fashion: At the bi-level Urban Outfitters, which opened on Atlantic Avenue last month, summer is already in full swing. Comments (1)

What’s new for Passover

Dining: As kosher kitchens busy themselves in preparation for Passover, the Center for Kosher Culinary Arts in Midwood is on hiatus for a few weeks — so they were able to kibbitz with GO Brooklyn about Passover food trends. Comment

Seeing ‘Red’

Books: In the decade that she lived in Red Hook, Maureen McNeil collected plenty of stories about the neighborhood — it was the mid 1980s, after all — and on Saturday, April 12, she celebrated the release of “Red Hook Stories,” a book comprised of them. Comment

Tasty restaurant gossip

Breaking Chews: We’re dishing up Brooklyn’s latest food news! Comment

A ‘Grand’ time

Williamsburg: Plenty of people recycle, but how many recycle their clothing? Today at the Green Arts on Grand Street Community Awareness Project’s Earth Day celebration, everything from hats and shoes to dresses and bedding — not to mention household electronics — can be dropped off and recycled. Comment

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