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  Flatbush - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Flatbush, as denoting generally including Midwood, is used as the name for the area that includes a huge Orthodox Jewish community with a number of very large yeshivas and smaller similar schools.
The main ones are Yeshiva Torah Vodaas, Yeshiva Rabbi Chaim Berlin, Yeshiva of Flatbush, and the Mir yeshiva.
Flatbush and the other towns of what was to become Kings County were surrendered to the English in 1664.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Flatbush   (443 words)

  
 Flatbush Avenue (Brooklyn) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Flatbush Avenue runs from the Manhattan Bridge southwestward to Jamaica Bay, where it becomes the Marine Parkway Bridge which connects Brooklyn to Far Rockaway in Queens.
It is the central artery of the borough, carrying traffic to and from Manhattan past landmarks such as Junior's, Long Island University, the Fulton Mall, the Brooklyn Academy of Music, the Long Island Rail Road's Atlantic Terminal, Grand Army Plaza, Prospect Park, the Brooklyn Public Library, and the Brooklyn Botanic Garden.
Flatbush Avenue creates the borders of neighborhoods including Brooklyn Heights / Downtown Brooklyn, Prospect Heights / Park Slope, and Flatbush / East Flatbush.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Flatbush_Avenue_(Brooklyn)   (194 words)

  
 Flatbush   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Flatbush is a neighborhood of the Political subdivisions of New York State of Brooklyn, a part of New York, New York.
Flatbush was originally chartered as the Netherlands New Netherlands colony town of Midwout in 1651.
Flatbush and the other towns of what was to become Kings County were surrendered to the England in 1664.
read-and-go.hopto.org /Brooklyn-neighborhoods/Flatbush.html   (250 words)

  
 The History of the town of Flatbush, in Kings County, Long Island
Flatbush is about the geographical centre of the county of Kings, and afforded in this respect the most eligible place for holding the courts and presented the least disadvantages to the inhabitants of the county, who might have judicial business to attend to.
A court-house was accordingly erected in Flatbush, in 1686, for the accommodation of the county, on the spot of ground which is still called the courthouse lot.
The northern boundary of the town of Flatbush according to their purchase from the Indian proprietors and the patent which they had obtained was described to be by the hills.
www.longislandgenealogy.com /histflat3.html   (1425 words)

  
 Encyclopedia: Flatbush
Ebbets Field was a Major League Baseball park located at in the Flatbush section of Brooklyn, New York.
Midwood has a substantial population of Haredi Jews and Modern Orthodox Jews, many of whom live and worship in the side streets around Kings Highway Midwood is a neighborhood located in the south central part of the Borough of Brooklyn, New York, USA, roughly halfway between Prospect Park and Coney...
Flatbush Avenue is one of the major avenues in the New York City borough of Brooklyn.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Flatbush   (1571 words)

  
 Transfer: New Construction on Flatbush
This is perhaps the newest building to go up on Flatbush (the section I care about - the slow climb leading to Grand Army Plaza), since that arrogant dump that houses Applebees, in Downtown Brooklyn, rose in the 1980's.
This portion of Flatbush is a commercial strip I'm extremely fond of, and use quite often, architectually it has some of the finest gems Brooklyn has to offer, along with some real hideous sliders.
Flatbush meets all of its intersecting streets at an angle, creating quite the show for buildings that line up the Ave.
www.usemenow.com /web-log/archives/2005/05/new_constructio.html   (409 words)

  
 East Flatbush apartments for rent apartment sublets rentals. East Flatbush Rent apartment rentals sublets roommates ...
East Flatbush is located far away from Manhattan and is an inexpensive place to settle down for the long-term.
East Flatbush consists of smaller neighborhoods-Remsen Village, Rugby, Wingate, Faragut, and Erasmus.
East Flatbush is one of New York's most sizzling melting pots in terms of shopping, food, and architecture.
www.sublet.com /spider/areadesc/newyork/Brooklyn/EastFlatbush.asp   (252 words)

  
 District 44: Bensonhurst, Midwood, Borough Park, Flatbush   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Flatbush was transformed into a fashionable suburb of Queen Anne-style homes.
Today, it is home to a large Caribbean population and its namesake, Flatbush Avenue, is one of the city’s longest and most active commercial corridors.
Bensonhurst began as a middle-class community of small villas surrounded by shade trees and is now a collection of tight-knit, lower-middle-class Italian (and, increasingly, Russian and Asian) communities residing in an enclave of brick houses and small apartment buildings.
www.nylcv.org /ecofiles/brooklyn/html/ccd44.htm   (542 words)

  
 FLATBUSH FEDERAL'S MORTGAGE INFORMATION   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Your Loan Officer will explain the basic ratios that are involved in the decision stage and offer suggestions as to ways that you might be able to trim costs over the life of the loan.
Flatbush Federal's goal is to examine every way possible to make your Brooklyn Dream home a reality.
Flatbush Federal's loan officers, Patricia, or John are not paid on commissions.
www.flatbush.com /process.htm   (1317 words)

  
 History of the Town of Flatbush   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
It is most probable that this building, which was the first church erected in the county, was of wood, and that it was commenced, if not completed, in the succeeding year.
For on the 9th of February, 1655, the Governor ordered the in-habitants of Brooklyn and Amersfort, which were then connected together, with Flatbush, as one pastoral charge, and continued so for a number of years, to assist the people of Midwout in cutting timber to build their house of worship.
The entries in the Deacons book of the church of Flatbush, of collections taken up on the Sabbath commence on the first Sabbath of January, 1655, and these entries are regularly continued, at intervals of seven days, from that time forward.
www.zapix.com /lefferts/flatbush/39.html   (453 words)

  
 East Flatbush, Brooklyn   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
East Flatbush, formerly known as Rugby, is a suburban residential district lying south of East New York Avenue between Kings Highway and Nostrand Avenue.
East Flatbush was developed in the 1920's and its growth continued through the depression of the 1930's.
It was populated largely by the overflow from neighboring localities.
www.brooklyn.net /neighborhoods/east_flatbush.html   (469 words)

  
 The descendants of Hendrick Ruwaert or Rouard, of Flatbush, New York
Two different transcriptions of the Flatbush marriage register give somewhat divergent readings of the entry relating to this couple.
New Lots, between Flatbush and Brooklyn), say 1688, living 13 Feb. 1743, son of Hendrick Hegeman, of New Lots, by his wife Adriaentje Bloetgoet, daughter of Frans Jansen Bloetgoet, of Flushing.
“Flatbush Dutch Church Records,” in Yearbook of the Holland Society of New York, 1898, pp.
cybrary.uwinnipeg.ca /people/dobson/genealogy/ff/Ruwaert.html   (1075 words)

  
 Battle of Long Island - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Battle Pass area, also known as Flatbush Pass in the area of Prospect Park and Green-Wood Cemetery.
About half of Washington's army, under Major General Israel Putnam, was deployed to defend the Flatbush area of Long Island, the rest held Manhattan.
In a night march suggested and led by Clinton, the British forces used the lightly defended Jamaica pass to turn Putnam's left flank.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Battle_of_Long_Island   (670 words)

  
 Touro College - LAS Flatbush Campus: About the School
Built as a state-of-the-art facility, Touro's Flatbush Campus at Avenue J and East 16 Street, in the Midwood section of Brooklyn, opened in 1995.
Conveniently adjacent to subway and bus transportation, the Touro Flatbush Campus is accessible from all areas of Brooklyn, and can be reached easily from Queens and Manhattan, as well as from Long Island and Rockland County.
In 1998 and 1999, more than 85% of the students at the Flatbush Campus seeking entry into the allied health fields were admitted to master's degree programs in occupational and physical therapy and upper division bachelor's programs in physician assistant studies.
www.touro.edu /las/about.asp   (962 words)

  
 New York's Premier Alternative Newspaper. Arts, Music, Food, Movies and Opinion
At night, he broadcasts Haitian gospel music somewhere between Flatbush and Crown Heights with the help of a used, low-power FM transmitter that he bought from a friend for $1500.
The managers at those stations (who rent their bandwidth from FM stations and broadcast to specially designed radios) complained to the Federal Communications Commission’s enforcement bureau that Manno, and others like him, dip into both the local audience and local advertising.
On any given day, there are somewhere between two and eight pirate stations in Flatbush, where a large percentage of the tri-state’s 1.4 million Haitians live.
www.nypress.com /16/45/nyc/nyc1.cfm   (1176 words)

  
 Victorian Flatbush - Mary Kay Gallagher Real Estate   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The unique neighborhoods of Victorian Flatbush were designed and developed at the turn of the 20th century.
The neighborhoods of Victorian Flatbush are located in a 2.5 square mile area bounded by Prospect Park to the North, Avenue H to the South, Ocean Avenue to the East, and Coney Island Avenue to the West.
Today Victorian Flatbush is a dynamic community located in the heart of Brooklyn.
www.marykayg.com /html/vic_flatbush.html   (123 words)

  
 Flatbush Apartments for rent Flatbush apartment rentals, Flatbush furnished apartments to rent.
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About Us Sublet.com is a Flatbush apartment rental website that advertises Flatbush apartments, Flatbush roommates, Flatbush houses for rent Flatbush sublets and subleases.
Flatbush housing rentals, apartments, roommates, houses, tenants and landlords have not been verified or evaluated.
www.sublet.com /Area_Rentals/newyork/Flatbush_Rentals.asp   (69 words)

  
 NHS of East Flatbush
In 1982, NHS of East Flatbush was established to accommodate the growing need for rehabilitation and community revitalization in the East Flatbush area in Brooklyn.
NHS of East Flatbush is a not-for-profit organization continually working to increase investment and neighborhood pride through homeownership counseling, mortgage placement, home rehabilitation loans, financial counseling and community projects that specifically serve the needs of neighborhood residents.
NHS of East Flatbush is proud to be part of a citywide network of organizations.
www.nhsnyc.org /eastflatbush/about/history.htm   (253 words)

  
 Voices of New York
The primary LOTE spoken in the Flatbush area is Creole.
Located at 1312 Flatbush Avenue, the heart of the Haitian Diaspora, Dr. Amrish Parikh's medical office caters to a heavy Haitian/Haitian-American population, in fact 80% of its patients classify themselves as being the ethnicity previously described.
One particular organization in the Flatbush area that caters to the needs of Haitian/ Haitian Americans is La Communaute Hatienne de New York (the Haitian community in New York).
www.nyu.edu /classes/blake.map2001/haiti.html   (3170 words)

  
 Amazon.com: Flatbush Odyssey : A Journey Through the Heart of Brooklyn: Books: Allen Abel   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Abel takes readers on a nostalgic journey as he reminisces and rediscovers the area where he was born and raised.
Abel's journey consisted mainly of wandering along Flatbush Avenue, the main thoroughfare of Brooklyn extending north to south for a distance of approximately ten miles.
The author walks the entire length of Flatbush Avenue, from Dumbo to the ocean, chronicling the changes he sees.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0771007078?v=glance   (1354 words)

  
 Flatbush Reformed Dutch Church Baptisms from Consistory Books, Kings County Long Island New York
The Reformed Church at Flatbush was formed in about 1654, almost immediately upon settlement of this section of Kings County, Long Island.
A portion of Flatbush, called Oostwout, or East Woods, and the New Lands or New Lotts of Flatbush, extended from the east of Flatbush proper to the border with Queens County.
The Flatbush Church records compiled here, however, as the title makes clear, are found in the Van Cleef translations of the Consistory books among the Collections of the New York Holland Society.
olivetreegenealogy.com /nn/church/flatbush_intro.shtml   (1400 words)

  
 Flatbush
Prior to the 1880s, Flatbush (from the Dutch word vlackebos, which meant wooded plain), was a rural primarily farming community.
When the Coney Island Flatbush Railroad line was finished around 1878, it opened the door for Real Estate developers to transform the area into a suburb by the turn of the century.
Now, Flatbush is a quiet mostly middle class residential area located South of Prospect Park to Kings Highway between Nostrand and McDonald Avenues.
www.citylegacy.com /bkflatbush/welcome.htm   (219 words)

  
 Just Passing Through...: Flatbush Eruv
I came across this booklet discussing the halachic issues regarding the Flatbush Eruv.
Rabbi Sharfman, Rabbi of Toung Israel of Flatbush, mentioned in Igros Moshe 4:87, told me. After Reb Moshe, of blessesd memory, told him he does not want to be involved in their eruv project, he asked him if he can rely on poskim who disagre with him,and make an eruv.
Everyone laughs at it except yeshiva bochrim in Flatbush, and others, who were exposed to non stop lies for many years.
onlypassingthrough.blogspot.com /2005/07/flatbush-eruv.html   (3072 words)

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