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Event explores Christmas link between Jews and Chinese Restaurants

December 18 | By Raanan Geberer Brooklyn Daily Eagle

“Chow x Judaism,” a culinary event that explores why many Jews eat Chinese food on Christmas, will take place on Friday, Dec. 21 at the Museum of Food and Drink at 62 Bayard St. in Williamsburg. On the Lower East Side in the late 19th century, Jewish immigrants lived in close proximity to Chinese immigrants […]

Recently constructed 325 Kent Ave. Eagle file photo by Lore Croghan

Clinton Hill duo opens new eatery in Domino Building in Williamsburg

December 13 | By Raanan Geberer Brooklyn Daily Eagle

Daniel and Alicia Mekelburg, known for their namesake basement-back patio restaurant in Clinton Hill, opened a new Mekelburg’s restaurant on the ground floor of 325 Kent St., the first of four buildings expected to be built within the former Domino Sugar Refinery complex in Williamsburg. The new Mekelburg’s has already received rave reviews, especially for […]

Andrew Oshevsky is accused of breaking this statue and one other after urinating on the angels outside a Williamsburg church. Photo courtesy of the NYPD

Pissed off man cuffed for hatefully destroying religious statues

December 11 | By Christina Carrega Brooklyn Daily Eagle

A Brooklyn judge released a man accused of urinating on and destroying religious statues outside of a Williamsburg church. Andrew Oshesky, 28, was arrested on Monday for two counts of third-degree criminal mischief as a hate crime and prohibited littering charges. Oshesky, a Bushwick resident, was seen on video on Dec. 2 allegedly urinating on […]