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Yeshivas
BMG- Biggest Yeshiva in the USA and perhaps the world.
https://www.bmg.edu/

Restaurants

Comprehensive list of Lakewood Restaurants here
Entree http://entreerestaurant.com - Best upscale meat place with great food and service 
Revolve- A new small upscale nice and different meat place.
Estreia - most upscale restaurant around but food could use improvement 
Ottimo  https://www.ottimocafe.com/ best and nicest dairy restaurant
cafotteria http://cafotteria.com/ nice dairy restaurant/cafe modern style
www.paninicafelakewood.com nice small restaurant , delicious food
Pizzano- A pizza store with nice sit down area also has a large dairy menu ( served to table )
Upper Crust- A nice sit down area with large dairy menu ( Full waiter service )

Fast Food
Meat
Glatt Bite- Massive menu with fast service and delicious American and Chinese food.
D'LUX- Massive menu with fast service. American, Chinese, and sushi
Yussies- Deli and sandwiches. Delicious fries.
Glatt Gourmet- best homemade take out food (also sandwiches and chinese)
Yapchik- Nice menu great homemade take out, or eat in, best shabbes meat selection
Bun- Nice new place, great burgers
Sushi Express- sushi and Chinese, they deliver 732-901-7874
South Side Sandwich Shop- Fast-food joint Extensive sandwich menu. Has delicious smoked Ribs/Lamb brisket and chicken. Friendly service.
Snaps- Fast food in Westgate
Mikes Chicken Crunchers - variety of fried chicken and sandwiches
Dairy
Circa - Clean pizza store/cafe with large menu + sushi.
Pizza Place- A pizza store with a large dairy menu and very nice setting located in WestGate 732.730.1144
Pizza Plus, 4th st btwn Clifton and Lexington. Original Lakewood pizza store. Foods great. Best pizza around
J2- Pizza and sushi in Shoprite plaza. Pizza is good, great sushi. Service is not good.
Village Pizza (2 locatioons) - Pizza store with a dairy menu

Bagel Nosh - Legendary bagel store, needs no introduction
4 Corners (4 locations) , bagel store+ sushi ]
Coffee
French Press - Freshly Roasted exotic coffee beans. Ground and brewed on demand by the cup. Standard method is pour over, but you can request just about any. Ask which brand are freshest.

Shuls
Kol Shimshon - fixed mincha and maariv every 15 minutes at peak times otherwise every 1/2 hour
West Gate - Maariv every 20 minutes from 8-12
Satmar- Forest and 5th
Chestnut - Another good option for Shachris (until 9) if you're on the South side of the lake (and for shkiya mincha-maariv). 105 Chestnut Street Corner of Tiffany Lane

Kosher Grocery and Supermarkets
Jerusalem Glatt: 515 River Ave  Phone: (732) 370-6695
Kosher West: 136 Hillside Blvd
NPGS  - 152 James Street, 231 Main Street, and 2080 W County Line
Super Stop - 1161 River Ave and 416 Cedarbridge
Foodex -  407 Princeton Ave
Shloimys  - 1750 Clifton Ave
Gormet Glatt - 1700 Madison Ave
Kosher Villiage - 911 E County Line
Jerusalem Glatt  - 515 River Ave
Corner of 2nd - 132 2nd Street
Kollel Food Store - 403 Clifton
Aisle 9 -  951 Madison
Picnic - 357 Squankum RIP 6.20.2021
Evergreen
Gourmet Glatt South
BINGO
Feldman’s
Yankel’s
Seasons
Chick-Chock

Clothing

Men
His Place- 435 Clifton Ave
Emporio- 1700 Madison Ave
Marcy's- NEW LOCATION- 10 America Ave

Women
Girls on Glen- 120 Hillside Blvd
Gowns By Shevy(you can also sell and rent out your sister/mother of the bride gowns here)
Zinelli- 175 E Kennedy Blvd
Heads of Class- 916 River Ave

Periodicals

Newspapers
The Lakewood Shopper

Magazines
The Voice of Lakewood

Advertising only
The Clip It coupon card732-231-2692 - Coupon card that comes in back of the BP

BP weekly

Lakewood weekly

Masa Umatan (Has popular lists like freebay, Rental list http://masaumatan.com/e96_rentals.html, and playgroup list)

Residential Rental listings
http://masaumatan.com/MasaRentals.pdf
rental list http://masaumatan.com/e96_rentals.html

https://www.listingsinlakewood.com/

Keilim Mikva:

11th st mikva, -till 4pm
Hertzberg, 121 E 9th bet. Park and East end. -On left side of house after entrance to shul.
DB Electronics open 24hrs in the back ( Yt seasons only for costumers)
The Westview Shop
Center Of Town (Gourmet Glatt plaza)
Amazing Savings
Yesodei Court


Car Repairs

https://greaterlakewood.com/lakewood-mobile-mechanics-diagnose-and-fix-cars-at-owners-homes/

Betzalel Brezner 845-558-5547
Absolute cheapest prices, great work
@S209: I was very satisfied, used him twice
Tell him you saw it on dansdeals forums! :)

Reuven & Sons Auto Repair
40 Chestnut street
From transmissions to brakes.
Honest prices. Quick service
848-222-1104
New mechanic in town. 25 years experience, moved from Brooklyn.
Tell him you saw it on Dansdeals.

Brakes and Batteries
Moshe Levy will come to you.  848-210-3640
Lipas

Body Work
AllState Collision (Ovadia Levine) 732-730-0220

Plumbers

Zalman Charloff- Z R Plumbing. Six four six-946-2903 (recommended by S209 and by YitzyS)

HVAC
Izzy Zerken - AMZ Heating and Cooling (recommended by S209)

Flowers

White Ribbon Florist - Weddings, events, and stunning Shabbos flowers. @S209

Phone Repairs

Lg Exalt Repairs- 347-201-2501 (Call or Text)
Matis Geesis - 732 523-0033

Note that this list is far from exhaustive.


To Do - Parks & Recreational Ideas:

http://www.oceancountyparks.org/

Transportation
Rockshire Transit - Lakewood/Monsey - 845-352-8543
Midtown Bus - see this post by @Marks
See this post for other options to Manhattan

Auto Sales
Toms River Auto Sales
Lakewood Auto Sales
Priority
iCar
Ami Katz
MY Auto Sales
Auto Discounters
Car Shadchan
Lakewood Car Finder

Author Topic: Lakewood NJ Master Thread  (Read 4491798 times)

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Re: Lakewood NJ Master Thread
« Reply #420 on: March 20, 2013, 03:05:41 AM »

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Re: Lakewood NJ Master Thread
« Reply #421 on: March 20, 2013, 03:08:07 AM »
They are not bad things just not good for getting into School.
Never thought I'd witness the day when the building you live in determines if your kids can get a good jewish education :o
Save your time, I don't answer PM. Post it in the forum and a dedicated DDF'er will get back to you as soon as possible.

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Re: Lakewood NJ Master Thread
« Reply #422 on: March 20, 2013, 09:52:06 AM »
Rumors not facts.
It is pure L"H to say there are rumors about a building that .....
My gosh, did you ever open Sefer Chafetz Chaim  ::)
What did they teach you in Sem ?  ;) ;D

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Re: Lakewood NJ Master Thread
« Reply #423 on: March 20, 2013, 09:58:03 AM »
Never thought I'd witness the day when the building you live in determines if your kids can get a good jewish education :o
+1. Sick world

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Re: Lakewood NJ Master Thread
« Reply #424 on: March 20, 2013, 10:08:36 AM »
Never thought I'd witness the day when the building you live in determines if your kids can get a good jewish education :o
+1. Although in Lakewood, it goes far beyond what building you live. Your shirt color, length of your wife's sheitel, your occupation,  the shul you daven in... All are potential disqualifiers for getting your kids accepted into school.

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Re: Lakewood NJ Master Thread
« Reply #425 on: March 20, 2013, 10:12:21 AM »
IM watching this thread and lol

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Re: Lakewood NJ Master Thread
« Reply #426 on: March 20, 2013, 10:14:04 AM »
+1. Although in Lakewood, it goes far beyond what building you live. Your shirt color, length of your wife's sheitel, your occupation,  the shul you daven in... All are potential disqualifiers for getting your kids accepted into school.
Can someone link to the video where R' Steinman blasts someone, that not accepting a less frum kid into a school is GAAVAH! GAAVAH! GAAVAH!
Every Menahel in Lakewood should be required to watch that video b4 he rejects a kid.

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Re: Lakewood NJ Master Thread
« Reply #427 on: March 20, 2013, 10:17:05 AM »
Can someone link to the video where R' Steinman blasts someone, that not accepting a less frum kid into a school is GAAVAH! GAAVAH! GAAVAH!
Every Menahel in Lakewood should be required to watch that video b4 he rejects a kid.

Now you're talking sense again. :)

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Re: Lakewood NJ Master Thread
« Reply #428 on: March 20, 2013, 10:49:43 AM »
Never thought I'd witness the day when the building you live in determines if your kids can get a good jewish education :o

CMIIW, but that's also just a rumor.
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Re: Lakewood NJ Master Thread
« Reply #429 on: March 20, 2013, 10:51:34 AM »
CMIIW, but that's also just a rumor.
+1. Although in Lakewood, it goes far beyond what building you live. Your shirt color, length of your wife's sheitel, your occupation,  the shul you daven in... All are potential disqualifiers for getting your kids accepted into school.
That isn't.

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Re: Lakewood NJ Master Thread
« Reply #430 on: March 20, 2013, 10:57:50 AM »
That isn't.

True. My friend had to wear a white shirt on Shabbos else they toss his sister out of school...
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Re: Lakewood NJ Master Thread
« Reply #431 on: March 20, 2013, 12:59:36 PM »
Let me explain with a true story:
Im in a Lakewood park a few months ago, I observe two families;
1)The father is wearing skin-tight black jeans, a pink lacoste shirt, a small black yalmuka. The wife is sitting on a bench with a shaital almost waist length, a bright colored tight top and a short skirt with sandals, no socks.-Both are busy on their iphones. The three boys standing by the lake were advised by their mother to remove their yalmukas so they would not fall in water. With their matching "mushroom" style hair cuts and non jewish clothing, at first I thought the kids where non jews...
2) During bein hasdorim, the father with a black bushy beard, a threadbare suit and a sefer in hand pushes his yingelach in the swing- their peyos flying, while he pushes a second hand stroller. the wife is hard at work teaching in a local beis yakov. 
This is lakewood today and this is why kids who come from families that have radically different priorities dont go to the same school school.
Are there any questions?

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Re: Lakewood NJ Master Thread
« Reply #432 on: March 20, 2013, 01:03:10 PM »
Let me explain with a true story:
Im in a Lakewood park a few months ago, I observe two families;
1)The father is wearing skin-tight black jeans, a pink lacoste shirt, a small black yalmuka. The wife is sitting on a bench with a shaital almost waist length, a bright colored tight top and a short skirt with sandals, no socks.-Both are busy on their iphones. The three boys standing by the lake were advised by their mother to remove their yalmukas so they would not fall in water. With their matching "mushroom" style hair cuts and non jewish clothing, at first I thought the kids where non jews...
2) During bein hasdorim, the father with a black bushy beard, a threadbare suit and a sefer in hand pushes his yingelach in the swing- their peyos flying, while he pushes a second hand stroller. the wife is hard at work teaching in a local beis yakov. 
This is lakewood today and this is why kids who come from families that have radically different priorities dont go to the same school school.
Are there any questions?
+1000000000

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Re: Lakewood NJ Master Thread
« Reply #433 on: March 20, 2013, 01:07:11 PM »
Let me explain with a true story:
Im in a Lakewood park a few months ago, I observe two families;
1)The father is wearing skin-tight black jeans, a pink lacoste shirt, a small black yalmuka. The wife is sitting on a bench with a shaital almost waist length, a bright colored tight top and a short skirt with sandals, no socks.-Both are busy on their iphones. The three boys standing by the lake were advised by their mother to remove their yalmukas so they would not fall in water. With their matching "mushroom" style hair cuts and non jewish clothing, at first I thought the kids where non jews...
2) During bein hasdorim, the father with a black bushy beard, a threadbare suit and a sefer in hand pushes his yingelach in the swing- their peyos flying, while he pushes a second hand stroller. the wife is hard at work teaching in a local beis yakov. 
This is lakewood today and this is why kids who come from families that have radically different priorities dont go to the same school school.
Are there any questions?
No one ever claimed that these kids should go to the same school.
The point is that every Jewish child should be entitled to a proper Jewish education, regardless of the tightness of the father's jeans or the length of the mother's shaitel.
Disallowing Jewish children from attending any school in Lakewood because of a misplaced sense of idealism and religious superiority is disgusting, arrogant, and totally not fitting for a good Jew. See above comment re R' Shteinman.

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Re: Lakewood NJ Master Thread
« Reply #434 on: March 20, 2013, 01:08:10 PM »
No one ever claimed that these kids should go to the same school.
The point is that every Jewish child should be entitled to a proper Jewish education, regardless of the tightness of the father's jeans or the length of the mother's shaitel.
Disallowing Jewish children from attending any? school in Lakewood because of a misplaced sense of idealism and religious superiority is disgusting, arrogant, and totally not fitting for a good Jew. See above comment re R' Shteinman.

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Re: Lakewood NJ Master Thread
« Reply #435 on: March 20, 2013, 01:22:03 PM »
I heard a rumor that every time someone tries to open a more modern school they are shut down. But I have zero evidence to support this claim.

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Re: Lakewood NJ Master Thread
« Reply #436 on: March 20, 2013, 01:25:39 PM »

You don't think the multitudes of children who find themselves with no school to attend at the beginning of a school year or the hassle and worry that parents go through because of this indicative of anything?

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Re: Lakewood NJ Master Thread
« Reply #437 on: March 20, 2013, 01:35:42 PM »
I heard a rumor that every time someone tries to open a more modern school they are shut down. But I have zero evidence to support this claim.
puleez
It might not be "prestigious"...

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Re: Lakewood NJ Master Thread
« Reply #438 on: March 20, 2013, 01:57:09 PM »
There is an overall issue of lack of space. Every school is completely full and the 1 or 2 schools that open every year aren't enough to keep up with the growth of Lakewood.  Obviously that allows the schools to be picky.

No one ever claimed that these kids should go to the same school.
The point is that every Jewish child should be entitled to a proper Jewish education, regardless of the tightness of the father's jeans or the length of the mother's shaitel.
Disallowing Jewish children from attending any school in Lakewood because of a misplaced sense of idealism and religious superiority is disgusting, arrogant, and totally not fitting for a good Jew. See above comment re R' Shteinman.
There is no rule that certain children can't attend any school in Lakewood. Each individual school may say no to that person for THEIR school which they're entitled to do. If you haven't got accepted into any school, there is a 'Vaad' that was set up who the parents go to and apply. The Vaad sits down with all of the principals and divides up the children who weren't accepted anywhere into the different schools so that each child goes somewhere. Now a parent may raise hell because the Vaad sent them to a school that wasn't their first choice, but every child in Lakewood is offered a spot in a school.

Some of the above posts make it seem like there are kids in Lakewood who must be going to public school because the schools have banded together and said since you dress like ABC or live in DEF, you can't go to any of our schools.

While I'm not crazy over the current reality, it's not the terrible injustice that people are making it out to be.

Each individual school has a right to choose the type of students they want to accept, and overall every child is placed somewhere.

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Re: Lakewood NJ Master Thread
« Reply #439 on: March 20, 2013, 01:59:37 PM »
There is an overall issue of lack of space. Every school is completely full and the 1 or 2 schools that open every year aren't enough to keep up with the growth of Lakewood.  Obviously that allows the schools to be picky.
There is no rule that certain children can't attend any school in Lakewood. Each individual school may say no to that person for THEIR school which they're entitled to do. If you haven't got accepted into any school, there is a 'Vaad' that was set up who the parents go to and apply. The Vaad sits down with all of the principals and divides up the children who weren't accepted anywhere into the different schools so that each child goes somewhere. Now a parent may raise hell because the Vaad sent them to a school that wasn't their first choice, but every child in Lakewood is offered a spot in a school.

Some of the above posts make it seem like there are kids in Lakewood who must be going to public school because the schools have banded together and said since you dress like ABC or live in DEF, you can't go to any of our schools.

While I'm not crazy over the current reality, it's not the terrible injustice that people are making it out to be.
very normal. Sounds like a meat market