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Food & Nightlife
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British-born star of Match Point, Lars and the Real Girl and The Pink Panther, Emily Mortimer, has nothing but love for Little Odessa. She calls Tatiana’s at 3152 Brighton 6th Street  her favorite restaurant for romantic dinners with her husband. According to Mortimer, “On romantic outings in Brooklyn, my husband and I go to a Russian restaurant called Tatiana.…

News & Features
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Sorry for the short notice: The Shorefront YM-YWHA of Brighton-Manhattan Beach (“Shorefront Y”) is holding a Language and Cultural Exchange this morning, April 16, from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. The organization will be pairing native Russian speaking community members — many of whom are students of the Shorefront Y’s English as a Second Language Program —…

Business
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It’s always a heart-breaker for me when an establishment has been around so long that it becomes part of the landscape, then closes before I get around to that promise I made to myself to stop in and try it. Moscow on Hudson at 1920 Avenue U is one of those places. I used to…

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We received a press release from our friends at the Shorefront YM-YWHA (3300 Coney Island Avenue, corner of Brightwater Court), including an event scheduled this weekend on September 25: Starting in September 2011, the recognition of iconic Soviet émigré writer Sergei Dovlatov’s 70-year birthday anniversary will take place in Russia, Estonia, and United States, the places where…

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As part of its fourth Annual Summer Nights Festival 2011, the Shorefront YM-YWHA, 3300 Coney Island Avenue, will be presenting “Twelve Months of Tango,” a poetry-musical performance featuring the renown father and daughter duo, Veniamin and Alika Smekhov, and the Tango Orchestra, July 10 at 6 p.m. Veniamin Smekhov, an actor, director, and writer, famed…

News & Features
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A less-than-heimishe nightclub is eager to open for business in the heart of Gravesend, but Orthodox residents in the area do not want any of their crazy tsures, Vos Iz Neias is reporting. The business, called Pleasure, would be situated on the corner of Avenue U and East 9th Street, within a stone’s throw from…

Events
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Principal soloist from the Bolshoi Theater and Metropolitan Opera, Mikhail Svetlov, will perform “The Cosmos, the Singer and the Stars,” May 22,  5 p.m. at the Shorefront YM-YWHA, 3300 Coney Island Avenue. The Grammy-nominated bass, who performs in Russian and English, will showcase some of the classic masterpieces from his world vocal repertoire, a satirical…

Events
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The Shorefront YM-YWHA of Brighton-Manhattan Beach will host art historian and cultural critic Maya Pritsker, who will lead a discussion, entirely in Russian, entitled “From the Lower East Side to Broadway: The Jewish Mark on American Theater,” May 15, 4 p.m. at the Y, 3300 Coney Island Avenue, at the corner of Brightwater Court. From…

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Happy birthday, bubele. Buzya Kimelfeld, the beloved 103-year-old resident of the Jewish Community Council of Greater Coney Island’s (JCCGCI) Surf Solomon Senior Center, was fêted during a pomp-filled birthday celebration for the senior, who has literally seen it all. Born in a small Ukrainian village in 1908 during the bloody reign of the last Tzar of Russia,…