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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/

    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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    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 #1215 on: May 13, 2019, 07:51:41 PM »
    Izzy's Taqueria reviews?
    Didn't have anything more than their beef empanadas, first time having empanadas, it is an excellent munch, especially for those people that are Gluten-Free.

    They let you bring food between restaurants, which is really good for those that couldn't go to Izzy's without getting their classic smoked brisket.
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    Re: Crown Heights master thread
    « Reply #1216 on: May 14, 2019, 09:16:35 PM »
    Anyone ever heard of chmarketexpress.com ?
    Anyone have experience with them?

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    Re: Crown Heights master thread
    « Reply #1217 on: May 14, 2019, 09:30:27 PM »
    Anyone ever heard of chmarketexpress.com ?
    Anyone have experience with them?

    I have had good experience during the beta period. Was cheaper for me and happy with the service.

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    Re: Crown Heights master thread
    « Reply #1218 on: August 19, 2019, 11:28:46 PM »
    What hechsher is mozzarella chmozzarella.com?


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    Re: Crown Heights master thread
    « Reply #1219 on: August 19, 2019, 11:35:45 PM »
    What hechsher is mozzarella chmozzarella.com?

    I have to assume that it is now under the Beis Din of Crown Heights which has BH united.
    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 #1220 on: August 20, 2019, 12:12:23 AM »
    I have to assume that it is now under the Beis Din of Crown Heights which has BH united.
    Have the hechsherim actually united yet?

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    Re: Crown Heights master thread
    « Reply #1221 on: August 20, 2019, 12:32:17 AM »
    Have the hechsherim actually united yet?

    When Tishrei comes and guidance is issued to the guests, I guess you will get the clear picture.
    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 #1222 on: August 20, 2019, 10:25:13 AM »
    Izzy's Taqueria reviews?

    Pho-Men, Artisinal Bakehouse and Mozzarella are all a better bang for your buck IMHO. As a foodie you have to try Alenby if you haven't yet.

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    Re: Crown Heights master thread
    « Reply #1223 on: August 20, 2019, 05:59:46 PM »
    Pho-Men, Artisinal Bakehouse and Mozzarella are all a better bang for your buck IMHO. As a foodie you have to try Alenby if you haven't yet.


    Alenbi was fun. I would do chef tasting next time. They need 2 days advanced notice though
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    Re: Crown Heights master thread
    « Reply #1224 on: August 21, 2019, 08:36:56 PM »
    ‘Meat’ soft opening is tomorrow

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    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 #1227 on: February 17, 2020, 11:21:34 AM »
    Best items from Izzy's fried chicken?
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    Re: Crown Heights master thread
    « Reply #1228 on: February 17, 2020, 12:51:24 PM »
    Best items from Izzy's fried chicken?
    you're not saving room for KFWE?

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    Re: Crown Heights master thread
    « Reply #1229 on: February 17, 2020, 01:26:11 PM »
    Best items from Izzy's fried chicken?
    Not the prices...

    his spicy stuff is pretty good
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