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    Activities & Attractions:
    • 770 - Headquarters of Chabad Lubavitch. - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/770_Eastern_Parkway
    • 770 to Ohel Bus - Every day 10:30am in front of 770, $10. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ohel_(Chabad-Lubavitch
    • Brooklyn Botanic Garden - Beautiful gardens. Free entry every day in the winter months of December, January & February, otherwise $18. - 990 Washington Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11225 ~ (718) 623-7200 ~ http://www.bbg.org/
    • Brooklyn Children's Museum - The first museum in America to be dedicated specifically for children. Free entry on Sunday from 5:30pm to 7:30pm, otherwise $13. - 145 Brooklyn Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11213 ~ (718) 735-4400 ~ http://www.brooklynkids.org/
    • Brooklyn Museum - NYC's second largest art museum. Large collection of Egyptology. Suggested admission is $16. - 200 Eastern Pkwy, Brooklyn, NY 11238 ~ (718) 638-5000 ~ http://www.brooklynmuseum.org/home.php
    • Brooklyn Public Library - The main central branch of the BPL. It contains over a million books, magazine and materials. - 10 Grand Army Plaza, Brooklyn, NY 11238 ~ (718) 230-2100 ~ http://www.bklynlibrary.org/locations/central
    • Chabad Library - Many books and manuscripts kept here from generations ago. Beautiful place to visit. - 766 Eastern Pkwy, Brooklyn, NY 11213 ~ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Library_of_Agudas_Chassidei_Chabad
    • Jewish Children's Museum - The largest Jewish themed museum in America. An amazing experience for all ages. $15 per person 2+. - 792 Eastern Pkwy, Brooklyn, NY 11213 ~ (718) 467-0600 ~ http://www.jcm.museum/default.asp
    • Jewish Hassidic Walking Tours - Excellent tour of CH, geared more towards the less observant to learn. Every day 10:00am, $39 per person. - 305 Kingston Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11213 ~ (718) 953-5244 ~ https://jewishtours.com/
    • Prospect Park & Lake - Huge park with open playing fields, running & bicycle paths, horseback riding, ice skating (seasonal), and boating (seasonal). - Brooklyn, NY ~ (718) 965-8951 ~ http://www.prospectpark.org/visit
    • Prospect Park Zoo - Nice place to visit, many exhibits and animals. $6.95 Child and $9.95 Adult. - 450 Flatbush Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11225 ~ (718) 399-7339 ~ http://www.prospectparkzoo.com/
    • The Levi Yitzchok Library - 305 Kingston Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11213 ~ (718) 778-4598 ~ http://www.leviyitzchoklibrary.com/

    Airport Public Transportation Options:
    • EWR - Option 1: Take the NJT train to 34th street, connect to the 3 train. Cost $18.00 - Travel Time 1h15m.
    • EWR - Option 2: Take public bus #62 or shuttle bus to downtown Newark, connect to Path to NYC, and from there to the subway. Cost $7.10 - Travel Time 1h45m.
    • EWR - Option 3: Take the Midtown bus to Grand Central, connect to 4 train to Franklin Ave, take 3 train to Kingston Ave. Cost $20.75 - Travel Time 1h30m.
    • JFK - Get on the B15 bus, connect at new lots avenue to the 3 train. Cost $2.75 with free Metro Card transfer - Travel Time 50m.
    • LGA - Take the M60 bus to Harlem 125th street and connect there to the 4 train. Cost $2.75 with free Metro Card transfer - Travel Time 1h45m.

    Bagel Shops:

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    Groceries and Takeout:

    Meat Restaurants:

    Pizza:

    Sushi:

    Ice Cream & Dessert:

    Eateries OBM for Nostalgic Memories: (incomplete)
    • 21 Flavors
    • Boulevard Cafe
    • Cafe Rimon
    • Calabria
    • Dean Street Cafe
    • Empire Grill
    • Eshel Restaurant
    • Esther's Deli and Grill
    • House of Glatt
    • Izzy's Taqueria
    • Jus by Julie
    • King's Juice
    • Kingston Falafel
    • Mason & Mug
    • Natural Treats
    • Nosh World
    • Pardes
    • PHOMEN Noodle Bar
    • The Kretchme
    • Twibar Falafel
    • Zabari Bar

    Crown Heights buildings where the number is sufficient to tell the address:
    • 770 - Well, everyone in the world knows that.
    • 749 - Eastern Parkway - dormitory building across from 770.
    • 1414 - President Street - dormitory building on corner of President and Kingston.
    • 706 - Eastern Parkway - Large old residential building.
    • 701 - Empire Blvd - residential building off the corner of Albany Avenue.
    • 675 - Empire Blvd - residential building adjacent to 701.
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    Re: Crown Heights master thread
    « Reply #1140 on: September 17, 2018, 06:07:10 PM »
    also Yanover/Calabria esrogim from Italy -- link: http://www.esrogim.info/

    http://www.esrogim.info/Calabria.asp
    Altein Esrogim - 325 Kingston Ave (rear), Brooklyn NY 11213 - Yanover Esrogim from Calabria, Italy

    But you won't find any Kfar Chabad Esrogim there.

    Which I believe is what he's looking for based on:

    It’s both Yaniv and from eretz yisroel
    I've been waiting over 5 years with bated breath for someone to say that!
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    Re: Crown Heights master thread
    « Reply #1141 on: September 17, 2018, 06:10:02 PM »
    But you won't find any Kfar Chabad Esrogim there.

    Which I believe is what he's looking for based on:
    I believe they have both

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    Re: Crown Heights master thread
    « Reply #1142 on: September 17, 2018, 06:29:33 PM »
    I believe they have both

    That would be a new development.

    Last year they told me they got Kfar Chabad for their OOT customers due to the Calabria shortages. I wasn't aware this extended into this year.
    I've been waiting over 5 years with bated breath for someone to say that!
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    Re: Crown Heights master thread
    « Reply #1143 on: September 17, 2018, 06:34:50 PM »
    That would be a new development.

    Last year they told me they got Kfar Chabad for their OOT customers due to the Calabria shortages. I wasn't aware this extended into this year.
    I may be wrong.
    When I was there earlier in the week I saw a KC box sitting there.

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    Re: Crown Heights master thread
    « Reply #1144 on: September 23, 2018, 11:07:55 AM »
    Manhattanville coffee.

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    Re: Crown Heights master thread
    « Reply #1145 on: September 26, 2018, 08:25:03 AM »
    Looking for some breakfast. Do any restaurants/bakeries near empire and kingston have a sukkah?
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    Re: Crown Heights master thread
    « Reply #1146 on: September 26, 2018, 08:40:53 AM »
    Looking for some breakfast. Do any restaurants/bakeries near empire and kingston have a sukkah?

    Brooklyn Artisan Bakehouse on East New York between Kingston and Brooklyn has a sukkah.
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    Re: Crown Heights master thread
    « Reply #1147 on: September 26, 2018, 10:41:43 AM »
    Brooklyn Artisan Bakehouse on East New York between Kingston and Brooklyn has a sukkah.
    Looks like it's been blown over by wind :(
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    Re: Crown Heights master thread
    « Reply #1148 on: September 26, 2018, 03:55:55 PM »
    Does the bus to the ohel operate this late in the day?
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    Re: Crown Heights master thread
    « Reply #1149 on: September 30, 2018, 02:55:33 PM »
    Does the bus to the ohel operate this late in the day?

    Goes once a day at 10:30am.

    Exception to this are special days like Yud Shvat, Gimel Tammuz etc, days like these have buses all day long.

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    Re: Crown Heights master thread
    « Reply #1150 on: October 23, 2018, 03:24:13 PM »
    Sushi Spot, NoriBar, Mendy’s and Kingston Bake Shop all do sushi platters. Which has the best one?


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    Re: Crown Heights master thread
    « Reply #1151 on: October 23, 2018, 03:49:42 PM »
    Sushi Spot, NoriBar, Mendy’s and Kingston Bake Shop all do sushi platters. Which has the best one?
    I'm pretty sure Mendy's doesn't do sushi there anymore. (they still sell sushi, IINM they get it from Sushi Spot.)
    Kingston bake shop, the few times I've had their sushi (not in quite a while) I was underwhelmed to say the least.
    Sushi spot has good sushi but i don't think I've ever seen a platter from them that wasn't kinda blah and unimpressive.
    Noribar delux platter is an excellent option if you don't want just plain simple rolls.

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    Re: Crown Heights master thread
    « Reply #1152 on: October 23, 2018, 03:59:36 PM »
    Sushi Spot, NoriBar, Mendy’s and Kingston Bake Shop all do sushi platters. Which has the best one?

    The Marketplace also make sushi platters.

    I've had platters from Nori Bar and the Marketplace. Both are pretty good, but I prefer Nori Bar. I'm not a huge fan of Sushi Spot's sushi, and have not had from Kingston Bakeshop, so don't know.
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    Re: Crown Heights master thread
    « Reply #1153 on: October 23, 2018, 09:51:40 PM »
    Thank you for the suggestions. Have only gotten from Sushi Spot in the past, will give NoriBar a try.

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    Re: Crown Heights master thread
    « Reply #1154 on: October 23, 2018, 09:52:44 PM »
    Jus by Julie - currently with locations in the 5 Towns and Flatbush - will be opening there next location in CH soon.

    1090 St Johns Pl at the corner of Kingston Ave.

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    Re: Crown Heights master thread
    « Reply #1155 on: October 25, 2018, 12:33:44 PM »
    Nice CH music video by 8th Day: http://bit.ly/8thDayCHShtetlVideo
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    « Reply #1157 on: November 03, 2018, 09:36:57 PM »
    Jus by Julie - currently with locations in the 5 Towns and Flatbush - will be opening there next location in CH soon.

    1090 St Johns Pl at the corner of Kingston Ave.

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    Re: Crown Heights master thread
    « Reply #1158 on: November 03, 2018, 09:45:04 PM »
    Any places have really good quality cy ice cream (not frozen yogurt)?
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    Re: Crown Heights master thread
    « Reply #1159 on: November 03, 2018, 10:03:32 PM »
    Any places have really good quality cy ice cream (not frozen yogurt)?

    Ice cream house, a bit outside ch