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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 ~ https://www.jcm.museum
    • 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.

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    Dairy Restaurants:

    Groceries and Takeout:

    Meat Restaurants:

    Pizza:

    Sushi:

    Ice Cream & Dessert:

    Eateries OBM for Nostalgic Memories: (incomplete)
    • 21 Flavors
    • Boulevard Cafe
    • Cafe Rimon
    • Calabria
    • Crown Kosher Meat Market
    • Dean Street Cafe
    • Empire Grill
    • Eshel Restaurant
    • Esther's Deli and Grill
    • House of Glatt
    • Izzy's Fried Chicken
    • 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 #60 on: July 06, 2012, 02:48:40 AM »
    Looks interesting.  Where exactly is it located? Which store did they take over?

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    Re: Crown Heights master thread
    « Reply #61 on: July 06, 2012, 02:49:44 AM »
    Looks interesting.  Where exactly is it located? Which store did they take over?
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    Re: Crown Heights master thread
    « Reply #62 on: July 06, 2012, 03:26:56 AM »
    Gift shop @ JCM.
    Ummm it looks like the 2nd room of mendy's from those pictures. I was wondering why they redid it. I am extremely reluctant in expecting anything good from this...
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    Re: Crown Heights master thread
    « Reply #63 on: July 06, 2012, 03:47:52 AM »
    I am extremely reluctant in expecting anything good from this...
    +1. What good can you expect from an establishment with no competition in town?
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    Re: Crown Heights master thread
    « Reply #64 on: July 06, 2012, 03:50:14 AM »
    +1. What good can you expect from an establishment with no competition in town?
    or more like - what good can you expect from a restaurant in CH?!

    esthers wasnt that great either.

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    Re: Crown Heights master thread
    « Reply #65 on: July 06, 2012, 03:51:26 AM »
    or more like - what good can you expect from a restaurant in CH?!

    Eh Basil is pretty good so is sushi spot.
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    Re: Crown Heights master thread
    « Reply #66 on: July 06, 2012, 03:51:51 AM »
    or more like - what good can you expect from a restaurant in CH?!
    -1. IMO Basil is very good for CH expectations and so is Pomodori to a certain degree.
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    Re: Crown Heights master thread
    « Reply #67 on: July 06, 2012, 03:58:45 AM »
    Eh Basil is pretty good so is sushi spot.
    never entered there yet, but okay.

    and i was gonna say that the only other decent place is sushi. (not really a restaurant though)

    -1. IMO Basil is very good for CH expectations and so is Pomodori to a certain degree.
    and i forgot about pomodori. i ate there once and it was pretty good.
    the thing is that i havent spent much time in CH over the past 2 years so when i think CH, i dont include these new places that just came up.

    ill just say this - im gonna rate empire grill a -1 out of 1-10 (10 being the best)....txtmax, do u feel me? ;)

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    Re: Crown Heights master thread
    « Reply #68 on: July 06, 2012, 03:59:46 AM »
    never entered there yet, but okay.

    and i was gonna say that the only other decent place is sushi. (not really a restaurant though)
    and i forgot about pomodori. i ate there once and it was pretty good.
    the thing is that i havent spent much time in CH over the past 2 years so when i think CH, i dont include these new places that just came up.

    ill just say this - im gonna rate empire grill a -1 out of 1-10 (10 being the best)....txtmax, do u feel me? ;)
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    Re: Crown Heights master thread
    « Reply #69 on: July 06, 2012, 04:02:40 AM »
    #Sushionastyrofoamplate

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    Re: Crown Heights master thread
    « Reply #70 on: July 06, 2012, 04:09:00 AM »
    #AsherOsdevillaugh   :D
    LOL! The place is a friggin' diner...
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    Re: Crown Heights master thread
    « Reply #71 on: July 06, 2012, 09:58:09 AM »
    -1. IMO Basil is very good for CH expectations and so is Pomodori to a certain degree.

    I ate at Pomodori with cousins from London and they thought the pizza was out-of-the-world. They said they have nothing like that in London.

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    Re: Crown Heights master thread
    « Reply #72 on: July 06, 2012, 10:09:21 AM »
    I ate at Pomodori with cousins from London and they thought the pizza was out-of-the-world. They said they have nothing like that in London.
    +1 it is great pizza! I love tree garlic slice!

    And I'm still standing behind empire grill for there sesame chicken,  and 770 burger.
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    Re: Crown Heights master thread
    « Reply #73 on: July 06, 2012, 10:12:27 AM »
    I go to Empire grill regularly. I don't think they're amazing, thery just serve food...

    My favorite has become the Rabbi Rap / plate made with baby chicken.  Anyone else get this item?

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    « Reply #74 on: July 06, 2012, 10:18:01 AM »
    I go to Empire grill regularly. I don't think they're amazing, thery just serve food...

    My favorite has become the Rabbi Rap / plate made with baby chicken.  Anyone else get this item?
    Have you ever had the baby chicken lafa from Mendy's? I know it's some guys favorite food there. I've had it and liked it. I wonder how it compares. 
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    Re: Crown Heights master thread
    « Reply #75 on: July 06, 2012, 10:19:02 AM »
    Have you ever had the baby chicken lafa from Mendy's? I know it's some guys favorite food there. I've had it and liked it. I wonder how it compares. 
    Nope, I guess I'll try that out next time I'm by Mendy's.

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    Re: Crown Heights master thread
    « Reply #76 on: July 06, 2012, 12:36:53 PM »
    New restaurant opens in CH!

    Nice, now who's going to TOFTT and check it out?

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    Nice, now who's going to TOFTT and check it out?
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    Re: Crown Heights master thread
    « Reply #78 on: July 06, 2012, 01:03:34 PM »
    I ate at Pomodori with cousins from London and they thought the pizza was out-of-the-world. They said they have nothing like that in London.

    Hey! We have very good pizza in London...

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    Re: Crown Heights master thread
    « Reply #79 on: July 06, 2012, 01:08:17 PM »
    Hey! We have very good pizza in London...
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    out-of-the-world-pizza.
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