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

Saturday, Aug. 7, 2004

POW! ZOOM!

My teenage daughter left for camp on Sunday. We’ll miss her, but what a pleasure for my husband and I to be alone again. To celebrate our independence we went to Zipi Zape, the new tapas restaurant in Williamsburg. Comment

SWANN ON THE RIVER

Pianist Jeffrey Swann wraps up an eight-concert series, performing all 32 of Beethoven’s piano sonatas, in Bargemusic recitals Aug. 12-15. Comment

HADES RETREAT

The July 30 program of The Brick Theater’s first annual Hell Festival, directed by Hope Cartelli, Michael Gardner, Robert Honeywell and Jeff Lewonczyk, took audiences down to the Lower Regions in a variety of ways, some more successful than others, but all highly innovative and creative. Comment

’WATER’ TORTURE

After reading a report about a scuba diving excursion gone terribly wrong, the seed was planted for the latest film from Brooklyn Heights filmmakers Chris Kentis and Laura Lau - "Open Water." Comment

BROOKLYN GUIDE

Around here we call it the bible. Comment

WHO ARE YOU?

There’s less than a week left until the "Special Mystery Star" takes the stage at Borough President Marty Markowitz’s Annual Seaside Summer Concert Series in Coney Island. Comment

WE BE JAMMIN’

This Tuesday, the "Bob Marley: Roots, Rock, Reggae Festival" comes to Park Slope for one night only in a concert to benefit Celebrate Brooklyn. Comment

CRABBING FOR A CAUSE

If you haven’t had enough of the sweltering August weather, heat up your palate this Sunday at the Tiger Beer-Singapore Chili Crab Festival. Comment

TAKE A CHANCE

You’re in the mood for Chinese and the wife wants French? Comment

BAILEY FOUNTAIN ATTRACTS BRIDES

Bridal gown designers and wedding cake bakers came together at Prospect Park on July 28 to celebrate the reconstruction of the Bailey Fountain, a two-year, $1.5 million project which improved the Fountain and the surrounding landscape at Grand Army Plaza. Comment

DRAWING INSPIRATION

"A City Is," a collection of children’s poems by Norman Rosten with illustrations by Melanie Hope Greenberg, is a true product of Brooklyn. Comment