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

Saturday, May 6, 2006

SUNDANCE EAST

On May 11, "Sundance Institute at BAM" kicks off with an invitation-only screening of the film, "Little Miss Sunshine." Comment

PEEK AT THE JONESES

Whether looking to meet their neighbors, to find inspiration for their own interior design project or just to get some exercise, decorating junkies won’t want to miss this month’s house tours in Brooklyn Heights and Fort Greene. Comment

INDIE THREADS

After three years, fashion-forward Brooklynites - with a heart - know the place to be is by the runway at Tuesday’s annual "Fashion on Fulton & Friends" event at the Brooklyn Museum. Comment

ELVIS RETURNS

On May 12, Alan Broadbent conducts the Brooklyn Philharmonic in a performance of Elvis Costello’s "Suite from Il Sogno (The Dream)." Comment

REKINDLED ROMANCE

Cocotte was the only French bistro on Fifth Avenue when it opened in 2002. Not long afterward, this commercial strip of 99-cent stores and greasy spoons began a culinary turnaround. Joining the few intrepid restaurateurs, like Cocotte’s owners Bill and Christine Snell, came chefs who opened French cafes, Thai places, Italian trattorias and bars. Comment

EASY BEING GREEN

While Brooklyn furniture makers and product designers are already sought after for their clever concepts, top-notch craftsmanship and ironic wit, they’re increasingly getting a rep for an environmentally friendly work ethic, too. Comment

CATERING TO CLIENTS

It’s no longer possible to make reservations at Restaurant Gia. Comment