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

Saturday, Sept. 9, 2006

FILLING THE VOID       

BROOKLYN ON NBC

When it comes to capturing the essence of a time and place on film or in a television series, Hollywood stars Delroy Lindo and Jeremy Sisto say there is no substitute for shooting in the actual location. Comment.

FOLK ART BORN FROM LOSS

Five years after Sept. 11 changed the Manhattan skyline forever, the Brooklyn Arts Council (BAC) is paying homage to the fallen Twin Towers by putting the memory-making into the hands of the people. Comment.

ECO-GRINGO    

As far as Sean Meenan knows, his Habana Outpost in Fort Greene is the first solar-powered restaurant/flea market/neighborhood gathering spot in New York City. The restaurateur, who owns two wildly popular spots in Nolita: Cafe Habana and Cafe Habana To-Go, chose the neighborhood for his first Brooklyn venture, because "everyone’s here," he says while gesturing to locals dining outdoors. Comments (1).

AL FRESCO ART

Sinks, sticks, steel and suitcases formed into provocative sculptures have invaded two DUMBO parks as part of the 24th annual Brooklyn Waterfront Artists Coalition’s (BWAC) "Garden of Delights." Comment.