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Saturday, Jan. 15, 2005

HEAVY HITTER

Tempo restaurant opens with dishes that pack a punch

While many mourned the passing of 16-year-old neighborhood stalwart Cucina restaurant in Park Slope, many more were pleased to discover that chef Michael Fiore has remained at the location to start anew. Comment.

ICE CAPADES

Prospect Park-lovers in their 20s and 30s are invited to skate after hours at Wollman Rink on Jan. 21 for "Skating Under the Stars," the Prospect Park Alliance Junior Committee’s annual fundraiser. Comment.

LUCKY 7

As part of the continuing celebration of its 50th anniversary, Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts opens its "Broadway Series" on Sunday, Jan. 30, with "Seven Brides for Seven Brothers." Comment.

KING TRIBUTES

Two Brooklyn institutions, the Academy of Music and the Botanic Garden, will host celebrations in honor of civil rights pioneer Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on Monday, Jan. 17. Comment.

THE NATIVE SON

Donald Margulies may have a Pulitzer Prize under his belt, a teaching job at Yale University, a family and a home in Connecticut, but the 50-year-old Jewish playwright insists he will always be a Brooklyn boy at heart. Comment.

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