Q Guide: Arts & Entertainment

Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2010


Dining Out: Zum Stammtisch: Bavarian comfort endures in Ridgewood

We made our way to Zum Stammtisch with some degree of trepidation. Had this venerable paean to oom-pah cuisine lost its luster in the intervening years since its opening in 1972? Had the changing demographic of Ridgewood lured its core clientele away to greener pastures? Judging by the full house on a recent November Wednesday, the answer to both of these questions is a resounding NO! Owners Hans and Werner, the second generation of Lehners, are still doing what they do best to an appreciative audience. Comment.

Sculpting with light

Jon Kessler, a New York artist who has become known in recent years for his anti-war installations, has mounted a career retrospective exhibit at the Fisher Landau Center for Art in Long Island City, with 12 pieces spanning nearly 20 years of sculptural objects made from a variety of media. Comment.

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