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

Saturday, May 17, 2008

Please, don’t go

Please, don’t go

GO Girl: Although GO Girl is loathe to leave the tres chic shores of Brooklyn, an irresistible invitation from the Brooklyn Philharmonic drew her to the Rainbow Room at Rockefeller Center on Monday for the orchestra’s spring gala, featuring a performance by Marvin Hamlisch. Comment

Bridge bash

Event: Starting Thursday, May 22, the city will throw a five-day party to celebrate the Brooklyn Bridge’s 125th birthday. Comment

‘Designs’ reflects boro’s style

‘Designs’ reflects boro’s style

Shopping: Despite a rainy start, BKLYN Designs, the annual home furnishings fair that sprawled over four DUMBO locations, drew in more than 6,500 attendees from May 9 through May 11 to check out the work of artisans who either design or manufacture their wares in the borough. Comment

Tasty restaurant gossip

Breaking Chews: We’re dishing up Brooklyn’s latest food news! Comments (1)

‘Hop’ to it

Music: Tickets are already on sale for July’s “Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival.” Comment

Greek beauty

Shopping: Astoria is normally credited with being the most Hellenic ‘hood in town, but with the May 8 opening of Korres, an Athens-based cosmetics company, Brooklyn Heights might be giving Queens a run for its drachmas. Comments (1)

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