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Saturday, Jan. 12, 2008

Cuckoo for cocoa

Dining: Dec. 21 marked the first official day of winter, the season of snowball fights, roaring fires and wooly sweaters. There’s one beverage that celebrates the feelings that this time of year provokes: hot chocolate. Comments (1).

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A curdled ‘Dream’

Cinema: Woody Allen’s latest film opens on Jan. 18, but “Cassandra’s Dream” isn’t exactly ours. Comment.

No buffalos were harmed

Dining: In an event that can only be called revolutionary, timid, tree-hugging, animal-loving vegans are being invited to take off their gloves (organic cotton, of course) and get up to their elbows in spicy wings for a “Vegan Buffalo Wing Eating Contest.” Comment.

Boro as muse

Books: Ever wondered what it is about Brooklyn that spawns so many talented authors or entices scribes to come from far and wide to set up their homes here? Sheepshead Bay native Bill Goldstein, a New York Times books editor, promises to get to the bottom of that question with his star-studded panel discussion, “Literary Brooklyn.” Comment.

Tasty restaurant gossip

Breaking Chews: We’re dishing up Brooklyn’s latest food news! Comment.

Hot salsa

Music: Park Sloper Jose Conde brings his Latin-tinged music to the Mondo Music Festival — and we have the dogs of Prospect Park to thank. Comment.

New brew

Nightlife: In the eastern stretch of Williamsburg, the Pour House was known as a reliable — if seedy — spot to grab a drink. Now that the Pour House has been transformed into Legion Bar by the team behind Williamsburg’s popular K&M Bar, what was “Pour” is now a whole lot richer. Comment.

Russian feet

Dance: Famed Russian hoofers the Moiseyev Dance company are coming to Brooklyn College and won’t settle for less than folk-ing perfection. Comment.

Writing on the wall

Books: Subway readers, prepare for a new accessory. Last week, “Brooklyn Was Mine,” a collection of essays by local literati — including Jonathan Lethem, Phillip Lopate, Emily Barton and Jennifer Egan — was released and, from what we can tell, it will soon replace paperback copies of “Everything is Illuminated” and rumpled Dawn Powell novels as prime F train literature. Comment.

Interns wanted!

GO is now interviewing candidates for our spring internship program. Comment.

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