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Just Shmooze / Re: The funny/strange/interesting/random pictures thread
« on: January 05, 2020, 06:01:51 PM »
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Will there a simulcast available online, and, if so, where?

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Destination Guides And Trip Planning / Re: Spain Master Thread
« on: December 29, 2019, 12:21:28 PM »
In Madrid, there is Pinati Restaurant, and another nearby, a few blocks from each other and close to the heavily guarded shul, where you will need a passport to enter. The Prado Museum is amazing if you appreciate art. Shlomo Hanoka gave us a great day tour from Madrid to Toledo, highlighting the Jewish history in a very meaningful way.

Safety in any City may be a matter of common sense, there are good and bad neighborhoods everywhere, and obviously safer times of day to walk around. Nowadays, unfortunately, it would be safer not to flaunt Jewish identity in unfamiliar areas. Neither City is Boro Park or Yerushalyim. 

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Destination Guides And Trip Planning / Re: Spain Master Thread
« on: December 29, 2019, 09:28:21 AM »
Hi,
My wife and daughter are doing a trip in May. What is a safe and enjoyable neighborhood for them to book a hotel?

How do i find more info on Bull fighting?

And any must see attractions? I read in this thread that one old shul is just an empty room. She has 3 days, and yes, one day will be with a guide( as it is expensive) so i am looking for other things for her to do that she can do on her own.

Which City? If Barcelona, which I assume from your reference to the old Shul, I recommend Gaudi's colorful Parc Guell as well as La Pedera, a/k/a Casa Mila. The latter was very interesting, I recommend you take the audio tour which starts with an elevator ride to the roof, one of the main attractions, and then walks you down. We enjoyed walking around Barcelona, not so much La Rambla, which is a bit too Times Square touristy, but rather the Passieg de Garcia and nearby streets. We stayed at the Le Meridien right off La Rambla, which was very nice, and we ate at the nearby Restaurant Maccabi, an excellent restaurant with great food, and also took out from Shaq Shuq a few blocks away.         

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Destination Guides And Trip Planning / Re: 5 Towns/Rockaway Master Thread
« on: December 06, 2019, 09:05:59 AM »
Can you recommend an honest, reliable, quality roofer, in Far Rockaway/ 5 Towns area?

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Alfa Romeo Giuletta midsize automatic or similar
246€


Which rental company offers this? 

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Pickup location: Milan MXP Airport
Drop Off location: Milan LIN airport
Pickup date & time: Thursday morning, April 30, 2020, 10:30 am
Drop Off Date & Time: Tuesday morning, May 5, 2010, 7:00 am
Preferred Car Size: flexible, Compact is ok, but must be Automatic Transmission

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Destination Guides And Trip Planning / Re: Spain Master Thread
« on: August 22, 2019, 09:26:31 AM »
Hi

Can anyone make a recommendation for a tour guide for Jewish Madrid and Toledo.  I have identified two Asher Bentolila and Shlomo Hanoka and the information about them is odd because they seem to be operating off of the same website.

Thank you!
We used Shlomo Hanoka and he was excellent.

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Destination Guides And Trip Planning / Re: Manhattan Kosher Restaurants
« on: August 20, 2019, 09:25:13 PM »
Trying to decide between Reserve Cut or Wall Street Grill for dinner. Which would you recommend and why?

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Formerly known as  Gates of Zion/ Valley Stream Jewish Center.

Old ballroom was pretty dated and not that large either.  I wonder what they did to it.

- an Orthodox bucharian shul bought this former Conservative Synagogue

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Trip Reports / Re: Greenwich, CT - 2 days
« on: August 16, 2019, 05:55:47 AM »
Thanks, great TR, looking forward to Day 2 !

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Destination Guides And Trip Planning / Re: Manhattan Kosher Restaurants
« on: August 15, 2019, 05:07:08 PM »
We are trying to choose between Le Marais, Abigael's or Colbeh for dinner. Your choice, and why?

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Where will the new Fountain Manor wedding hall be located?

https://www.theyeshivaworld.com/news/general/1771245/new-wedding-hall-for-five-towns-residents-scheduled-to-open-in-september.html

Email response to my inquiry was: “322 north corona avenue valley stream”

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Verizon at 498 Central Ave MOVED ONE BLOCK OVER TO 438 Central Ave (next door to Toddys). Grand Opening Promo FREE Screen Protector with Purchase limited time

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