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Re: 5 Towns/Rockaway Master Thread
« Reply #2140 on: February 13, 2019, 09:50:15 PM »
I change every 6-8 months. I'm thinking about adding another 2 step so I can do 10mm, 5mm and 1mm sediment into a 1mm charcoal so I don't have to change as often. I change myself. About 70 bucks for both
Any specific reason you chose not to install a self-backwashing filter?

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Re: 5 Towns/Rockaway Master Thread
« Reply #2141 on: February 13, 2019, 10:10:44 PM »
Any specific reason you chose not to install a self-backwashing filter?
I got what was recommended. Any specific reason to install a self backwashing filter?

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Re: 5 Towns/Rockaway Master Thread
« Reply #2142 on: February 13, 2019, 10:12:51 PM »
I got what was recommended. Any specific reason to install a self backwashing filter?
As I understand it, they clean themselves and dont require filter changes. Haven't done in-depth research into it yet. Will get to it one day.

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Re: 5 Towns/Rockaway Master Thread
« Reply #2143 on: February 15, 2019, 12:51:43 PM »
Do these home energy reports that nat grid keep sending me via email and snail mail mean anything?

Am I supposed to be doing anything with them?
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Re: 5 Towns/Rockaway Master Thread
« Reply #2144 on: February 15, 2019, 01:22:04 PM »
what's replacing skewers?

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Re: 5 Towns/Rockaway Master Thread
« Reply #2145 on: February 15, 2019, 02:14:37 PM »
what's replacing skewers?

I heard a fleishigs place from the owners of Cafe Muscat in Queens.

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Re: 5 Towns/Rockaway Master Thread
« Reply #2146 on: February 16, 2019, 11:44:39 PM »
can anyone confirm or deny the slight rumor about Bingo opening where K-mart was?

also any updates on Trader Joes moving next to Staples?
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Re: 5 Towns/Rockaway Master Thread
« Reply #2147 on: February 18, 2019, 12:43:08 PM »
Went into the LA fitness sign up place today to check out the deals. I'm interested in joining the gym because the location is great. But was unimpressed with the offer. They call it a signature location and charge more but the guy said there's no reason that this one is a signature one. They have a pool but other than that it's a standard gym. They charge for towel service which is ridiculous. They are offering the membership for $99 initiation fee and then $45 monthly with a $40 annual fee (first one is 2 months after joining). Secondary members save on the initiation fee.
The guy said that they plan on opening this Friday and after that the rates will go up.

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Re: 5 Towns/Rockaway Master Thread
« Reply #2148 on: February 18, 2019, 01:06:38 PM »
Went into the LA fitness sign up place today to check out the deals. I'm interested in joining the gym because the location is great. But was unimpressed with the offer. They call it a signature location and charge more but the guy said there's no reason that this one is a signature one. They have a pool but other than that it's a standard gym. They charge for towel service which is ridiculous. They are offering the membership for $99 initiation fee and then $45 monthly with a $40 annual fee (first one is 2 months after joining). Secondary members save on the initiation fee.
The guy said that they plan on opening this Friday and after that the rates will go up.
that's pretty crazy. there are cheaper local gyms that i can pay not to use ;D

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Re: 5 Towns/Rockaway Master Thread
« Reply #2149 on: February 18, 2019, 01:55:16 PM »
Went into the LA fitness sign up place today to check out the deals. I'm interested in joining the gym because the location is great. But was unimpressed with the offer. They call it a signature location and charge more but the guy said there's no reason that this one is a signature one. They have a pool but other than that it's a standard gym. They charge for towel service which is ridiculous. They are offering the membership for $99 initiation fee and then $45 monthly with a $40 annual fee (first one is 2 months after joining). Secondary members save on the initiation fee.
The guy said that they plan on opening this Friday and after that the rates will go up.

 I also went in there. Im not sure if those guys were just bluffing. They seemed like salesmen to me. My guess is that it will hurt Club Central because gyms like retro and NYSC are still much cheaper

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Re: 5 Towns/Rockaway Master Thread
« Reply #2150 on: February 18, 2019, 02:42:01 PM »
I also went in there. Im not sure if those guys were just bluffing. They seemed like salesmen to me. My guess is that it will hurt Club Central because gyms like retro and NYSC are still much cheaper
they are salesmen. One guy told me that this is the 4th gym he's traveled to to recruit for before they open. And they weren't particularly good salesmen either.
The way i see it, it's not cheap enough to really challenge the low end gyms and it's not good enough to attract the members of the boutique and high end gyms. They're going to have to come down on price at some point

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Re: 5 Towns/Rockaway Master Thread
« Reply #2151 on: February 26, 2019, 03:35:59 PM »
(Just trying to keep 5t thread relevant..)

Place called muscat glatt moving to where skewers was. Still obscure location not many people will even notice it but hope they do well .
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Re: 5 Towns/Rockaway Master Thread
« Reply #2152 on: February 26, 2019, 04:01:40 PM »
(Just trying to keep 5t thread relevant..)

Place called muscat glatt moving to where skewers was. Still obscure location not many people will even notice it but hope they do well .
They'll have to advertise . When I tell people skewers closed they didn't even know it existed (like that steak House all the way down Broadway near td)

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Re: 5 Towns/Rockaway Master Thread
« Reply #2153 on: February 26, 2019, 08:25:47 PM »
They'll have to advertise . When I tell people skewers closed they didn't even know it existed (like that steak House all the way down Broadway near td)
don gaucho. Didnít hear very good reviews about that place.
 
Also the yeshivish yeshiva in young Isreal Far rockaway bought a warehouse on redfern Ave hoping to build a building there... :-X
It would be great to expand there but I hope itís safe enough (read: itís not)
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Re: 5 Towns/Rockaway Master Thread
« Reply #2154 on: February 26, 2019, 08:44:29 PM »
don gaucho. Didnít hear very good reviews about that place.
 
Also the yeshivish yeshiva in young Isreal Far rockaway bought a warehouse on redfern Ave hoping to build a building there... :-X
It would be great to expand there but I hope itís safe enough (read: itís not)
darchei used to have barbed wire fence around it

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Re: 5 Towns/Rockaway Master Thread
« Reply #2155 on: February 26, 2019, 08:49:50 PM »
darchei used to have barbed wire fence around it
i think redfern housing is a lot worse-but I hear you. There is a relatively nice park on that street so thatís a plus for the yeshiva which has no grounds at all now.
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Re: 5 Towns/Rockaway Master Thread
« Reply #2156 on: February 26, 2019, 09:15:11 PM »
i think redfern housing is a lot worse-but I hear you. There is a relatively nice park on that street so thatís a plus for the yeshiva which has no grounds at all now.
not so sure about redfern being worse. The stories my friends tell me....Like one neighbor who use to throw his pitbull over the fence.

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Re: 5 Towns/Rockaway Master Thread
« Reply #2157 on: February 27, 2019, 11:06:50 AM »
can anyone confirm or deny the slight rumor about Bingo opening where K-mart was?

also any updates on Trader Joes moving next to Staples?

any new news?

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Re: 5 Towns/Rockaway Master Thread
« Reply #2158 on: February 27, 2019, 04:06:57 PM »
any new news?
not news, just rumors. But i hear bingo is looking at Kmart and bed bath beyond locations

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Re: 5 Towns/Rockaway Master Thread
« Reply #2159 on: March 03, 2019, 10:44:35 PM »
i think redfern housing is a lot worse-but I hear you. There is a relatively nice park on that street so thatís a plus for the yeshiva which has no grounds at all now.

I'm pretty sure all most of the public housing back there has been bought out by a frum person. Inwood is one of the fastest growing neighborhoods around here now. And it's still relatively affordable. It's going to eventually fill on from across Burnside/Sheridan till Far Rockaway. It's already being bought out by frum, even pretty close to those projects.

The ne restaurant is also not too far from Inwood, Cedarhurst, and North Lawrence. They just have to advertise so people know they are there.