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If you are looking for a resource for how to resist the Republican Administration's agenda, as well as connect with your neighbors, please consider joining: https://www.facebook.com/groups/JacksonHeightsResistance/

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Neighborhood Chat / Re: Jazz lounge/bar
« Last post by Ed on Today at 01:30:39 PM »
I haven't worked at Terraza 7, so I have no idea what the scene is, but since the gig at NOVO died there isn't a venue in the neighborhood that actually offers musicians any money. I love Espresso 77, but that's a "pass the hat" gig and that insures that I'm not going to be able to book the level of musicians I want to play with (and you'd want to hear) to the neighborhood. My friend Joe is trying to get a steady summer public performance series with a jazz focus, they've had workshops and performances for the last two summers, but those are intermittent and ancillary to supporting a vibrant neighborhood musical scene.

But given the disappearance of live music from most venues that are not music destinations, I'm not sanguine.
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Restaurants & Food / Re: Hae Woon Dae vs. Chung Ki Wa
« Last post by Dodger on Today at 01:12:15 PM »
Another option -- a bit closer than the Flushing options and a bit better than the local ones -- is Natural Tofu in Sunnyside.
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Restaurants & Food / Re: Seatide Fish Market
« Last post by ClydeM on Today at 12:38:59 PM »
Yes, the vendor at the farmers' market is excellent but it doesn't help if I'm jonesing for fish in the middle of the week. The couple of times that I've been to Pacific I left without buying anything. The quality just wasn't there. When I see whole fish with extremely cloudy eyes it tells me a lot about what the other products might be like. All the stuff that I've seen at the regular super markets always looks really sad, although I did get a decent piece of salmon at Foodtown once.
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Neighborhood Chat / Re: Jazz lounge/bar
« Last post by JackM on Today at 12:38:44 PM »
The fact is there is little or no live music in JH.  You have to leave the neighborhood to see/hear live music.  Yes, there is the solo/duo here and there but there is not much else.  Part of the reason is the ethnic/cultural makeup and part is the real estate issue.  Lots of families and not many young singles or young couples and real estate is crazy.  By 8:00 on a weekend night most things are shut down.  The only night life is on Roosevelt and that can be a bit on the seedy side and not about music.  As (or if) the nabe changes we may see music and theatre etc but it may take a while.  I don't see the audience or the venues at this time. 
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Real Estate & Home Improvement / FF Lovely Window Treatments
« Last post by BEB on Today at 11:54:31 AM »
Free lovely and high quality window treatments. Photos and measurement here (NOTE: does not include bamboo blinds in the photos.): https://newyork.craigslist.org/que/hsh/5993672801.html

Located at 77th st between 37th and 35th aves. For pick up this weekend or early next week! Please message me here if interested so we can arrange a time.

PS please be sure you can bring help with you to assist in removal.
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Restaurants & Food / Re: Seatide Fish Market
« Last post by JA on Today at 11:11:55 AM »
How are prices at the farmers market booth?

High but not exorbitant
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If so, your framing is nauseating ("himself") - classic tabloid smear tactics.

It is possible to disagree without being rude; try it some time. Peralta is the sponsor of the bill - that's not someone who is just passively waiting to receive a raise.
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Restaurants & Food / Re: Seatide Fish Market
« Last post by BennyB on Today at 09:55:13 AM »
How are prices at the farmers market booth?
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Restaurants & Food / Re: Hae Woon Dae vs. Chung Ki Wa
« Last post by BennyB on Today at 09:46:14 AM »
Great thread. I've been wondering this since I moved here. I am going to try Chung Ki Wah for the stews
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