Category: Brooklyn

How to Hate the Gays

Last night I was working at our local co-op market. The crowd there is pretty diverse — Hasidic Jews, Caribbean immigrants, Park Slope people with $50 t-shirts (ironic, baby, ironic!)…and anyone else in search of good, cheap food. Once a…

Dear people of Boro Park

Dear people of Boro Park – sent to me via email I’ll admit, growing up in a modern orthodox community, I’ve always thought of myself as a better than you, mostly because I felt that you looked down upon me…

I love my mechanic

Unlike most men who peer longingly under the hood at what makes their cars move, I kind of know what I’m looking at, I can pick out the engine, the air intake, alternator and radiator, but like most men I…

Legends of Brooklyn

An interesting video done with my friend Luzzy Liff telling us about some legends of Brooklyn. From Yankel the fefercorn to the guy who tapes every simcha, to the mendel the coat rack, to some of the characters in Landaus…

Do you own a frummy car

I don’t know when the switch happened, but somewhere along the way frummies started driving minivans, thats when it all went downhill. But who remembers the days of the true Borough Park car as my father liked to call them?…