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About Adams

TV: If politicians think they have a hard life in 2008, they need to watch HBO’s “John Adams” miniseries, starring Brooklyn Heights’ own Paul Giamatti, to feel ashamed. Comment

Green acres

Event: With St. Patrick’s Day falling on Monday, March 17 and the first day of spring arriving on March 20, there’s plenty to celebrate this week. From the must-see parades in Park Slope and Bay Ridge to the bars and restaurants throwing parties borough-wide, this St. Patrick’s Day has a whole lot of revelry options. Comment

Bawdy to the bone

Theater: Watching a burlesque show in some bars can be terrifying; get too close to a flying tassel in a small lounge and you could lose an eye! But Royale, a dim, sultry lounge on Park Slope’s Fifth Avenue, is the perfect venue for one of Pinchbottom Burlesque’s risque dance revues. In fact, the bar built a new stage specifically for the event. Comment

Kitchen confidential

TV: Growing up, Nikki Cascone loved attending Little Italy’s annual San Gennaro festival, feasting on zeppoles hot out of the deep fryer. What she didn’t know back then was that in 2005, she’d open her own restaurant in Nolita, where the Sheepshead Bay native now serves a more sophisticated variety of her old favorite: zeppoles with warm chocolate sauce and homemade vanilla bean ice cream. Comments (2)

Tasty restaurant gossip

Breaking Chews: We’re dishing up Brooklyn’s latest food news. Comments (2)

Euripides rocks

Theater: New Downtown Brooklyn theater company brings an punk-tinged production of “Iphigenia” to the stage. Comments (2)

He’s a ‘slave 4 U’

Theater: Straight from her latest barely clothed fiasco, Britney Spears is coming to New York. On Sunday, March 16, “TimberBrit,” an opera telling the (as yet) fictional story of the rekindled love between Spears and her former beau Justin Timberlake, will receive its world premiere. Comment

Rock ‘n’ write

Music: As the frontman for indie rock bands like Luna and Galaxie 500, Dean Wareham has logged countless hours in a van on tour. But now that he’s released his first book, “Black Postcards: A Rock ‘n’ Roll Romance,” Wareham is rolling into Park Slope in high style. Comment

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