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Saturday, June 25, 2005

MOVING DAYS

If you think moving your belongings to a new apartment is hard work, try moving an entire 17th-century Dutch farmhouse. Comments (4).

REBEL KNITTERS

To sate the cravings of crafters in search of inspiration and shoppers who get weak in the knees at the sight of all things handmade, the Renegade Craft Fair will set up its tables in Williamsburg June 25-26. Comment.

PIG OUT!

There are two reasons why Pig ’N Out Barbeque in Brooklyn Heights opened in October: The first, according to co-owner Roderick Marino, is "love of the Q." Comment.

FOOD FIT FOR A SULTAN

I walked into Pasham, a Turkish restaurant in Bay Ridge, and knew that I’d been in the space before. Comment.

’REACH’ OUT

Author Ann Napolitano (pictured) will read from her novel, "Within Arm’s Reach," at BookCourt in Cobble Hill on June 29 at 8 pm. Her book about three generations of an Irish-American family in New Jersey, inspired in part by Napolitano’s own upbringing, will be published in paperback by Three Rivers Press on June 28. Comment.

A HECKUVA ’HECUBA’

With her starring role in the Royal Shakespeare Company’s "Hecuba," Vanessa Redgrave began her debut at the Brooklyn Academy of Music on June 17. One can only regret that it took her so long to get to Brooklyn. Comment.

DEL’S GOOD OLE BOYS

The first time now-legendary Del McCoury played bluegrass music in New York City, back in 1962, he was playing banjo for Bill Monroe. It was not only McCoury’s first time playing the city; it was also his first time playing music with the man who created the genre. Comment.

BALL’S IN PLAY

Park Slope performer Paul Boocock and director Mary Catherine Burke unveil their second collaboration, "Boocock’s House of Baseball" at the Flea Theater in Manhattan on June 30. Comments (2).

Blame Canada

It really wasn’t that long ago that the Brooklyn music scene was all the rage. Scenesters were scurrying across Bedford Avenue looking for the next Interpol or Yeah Yeah Yeahs. But as any hipster sighing over spiraling Williamsburg rents can tell you, the cutting edge is a fleeting thing. Comment.