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

Saturday, Nov. 18, 2006

Tips, tools & advice from the pros on how to serve an elegant Thanksgiving meal        

Picture this: it’s Thanksgiving Day and your 15 guests are due to arrive in several hours. You’re hunched over your gourmet cookbook and your turkey. The day speeds effortlessly along, and then, boom! Comment


Since French composer Darius Milhaud wrote hundreds of works at lightning speed, the bulk of his output is often considered lightweight, lacking in true artistry. Comment


Reporter and thrill-seeker Matt Power grinned childishly while sitting in a small cafe in Prospect Heights. He probably had that same smile on his face while clutching the handlebars of his motorcycle and rolling 5,000 miles through the Andes, South America’s majestic mountain range. Comment


To celebrate the recent HBO premiere of "Angel Rodriguez," Jim McKay’s latest examination of race, class and culture in Brooklyn, BAMcinematek is presenting a series of free screenings of the acclaimed Park Slope filmmaker’s borough-set works. Comment


In 1982, Broadway actor Ben Harney took home the Tony for Best Actor for his performance in "Dreamgirls." This month, he has applied his professional experience - infused with his personal memories - to direct the same show at the Kumble Theater for the Performing Arts in Downtown Brooklyn. Comment


In "Hits the ’Spot’ " [GO Brooklyn, Oct. 21, 2006] the description of V Spot’s "Boardwalk fudge" was incorrect. The dessert does not come with ice cream, and it is not raw. The restaurant is waiting for its beer and wine license, not a liquor license. V Spot does have smoothies, but does not have fresh-squeezed juices. We regret the errors. Comment


In 1946, when Europeans were leaving the Old World en masse, 22-year-old journalist Paula Fox sailed from her native New York toward the war-ravaged continent to work as a stringer for a British news service. Comment

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