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

Monday, July 1, 2002

HERO WORSHIP

It was a helluva boys’ night out at the New York Sheraton on June 19 when the audience of mostly male Xaverian HS supporters turned out to honor former Mayor Rudolph Giuliani at the Joe DiMaggio Award gala. Comment

BASKET CASES

It’s been going on for years. This thing I’ve got with Al. That’s Al Fresco. Al Fresco the picnic guy. Comment

GOING ’STAG’

Add to the list of summer pleasures weekend performances in Prospect Park by the LITE Company. Comment

NEW HOPE

You can’t walk far in picturesquely industrial Red Hook without hitting a diner. But until last Friday, you could roam the main drag without crossing paths with a Culinary Institute-trained chef. Then Chef Dianna Munz opened Hope & Anchor at 347 Van Brunt St. at Wolcott Street. Comment

BALLS TO THE WALL

The 2002 Citywide Big Blue Handball Championship was held the weekend of June 14, attracting 1,200 entrants. Comment

NATIVE CULTURES

On Saturday, Native American artists, performers and educators celebrated the ninth annual Gateway to Nations Native American Heritage Celebration at Floyd Bennett Field in Marine Park. Comment

FRENCH KISSES

After our own films, French cinema appears to be the most popular in the United States - or at least in this city. From July 10 through July 14 (ending, appropriately, on Bastille Day) BAMcinematek will present "New French Connection," a selection of the latest crop of French films that have yet to find U.S. distributors. Comment

FREE FRIDAYS

This summer, when you’re exhausted and staggering home from work along Seventh Avenue in Park Slope on a Friday night, don’t forget to look around and see where all that music’s coming from. Comment

SWAN LAKE

Let this year be the one in which you truly embrace and enjoy summer’s pleasures. Forsake that air-conditioned cool to explore the natural beauty that Brooklyn - yes Brooklyn - affords in unexpected places. Comment