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A Great Family Reunion Made Possible by Zionism

Long before “diversity” became a buzzword, I was captivated by the fact that there are many different kinds of Jews. As the midrash says of humanity, so it can be said of Jews: though we were all stamped from the same mold, no two of us are alike—and that is a blessing! 626 more words

Examining the Neighborhood Watering Hole Chapter One: Covenhoven

When it comes to choosing a bar, sometimes, you want to go where everybody knows your name. Whether or not you’re a fan of Cheers… 786 more words

Craft Beer

New Brooklyn Resource: Reclaimed Home

A TRIP TO THE NEW CROWN HEIGHTS STORE, Reclaimed Home, could just save you a longer trip upstate. The architectural salvage and secondhand furniture on offer here are reminiscent of what you might find while foraging at the Stormville flea market in Putnam County, or in a Catskills antique store. 187 more words


Settling In - Our First 2 Weeks in Crown Heights

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It is hard to believe that nearly two weeks have passed since we moved into our apartment in Crown Heights. 521 more words

Living Our Faith

A Crown with no Queens: Market-Savvy Couple Picks Up Brooklyn Townhouse for $1.63 M.

Around 2000, when she was 24, Elana Karopkin had the good sense to realize that in light of rising rents, her teacher’s salary would be insufficient to sustain a comfortable lifestyle in her native Brooklyn. 417 more words

Brownstoner’s Crown Heights Development to Open Tomorrow

The Crown Heights commercial development spearheaded by Brownstoner’s Jonathan Butler will officially open tomorrow, Commercial Observer has learned. The 140,000-square-foot building at 1000 Dean Street… 69 more words