As an avid reader of Goldy’s weekly column, I admire her dedication to finding ideal mates for singles. As such, when I read this past week’s article about the “Not Crazy Cat Lady,” I smiled because my nephew has a similar problem. He is a 39-year-old, never married, 5’10” Long Islander who is truly a great, sweet, down-to-earth guy who would be appreciative to date a woman in the tri-state area. His greatest challenges are:
For the last 81 years – and no, I can’t believe it either – one part of our neighborhood has stood in the same location, surviving past transformations in the neighborhood, and the industry in which it served.
Around a month ago, Goldy Kranz wrote an article where she stated that houses in Kew Gardens Hills have gotten too expensive for her and other young families to afford. As a result, she’s moving to another community, and many other young people are too.
I’m writing this because I feel disgusted at what I witnessed this past Shabbos, and I won’t be able to breathe easy until I know that I did something about it. I don’t know how many readers will actually read this or care, but I care and so should others.
I have been following the reaction to Anonymous’ letter with amusement. It seems to me that everyone read into it whatever they wanted to. There is no need to assume animosity just because that person pointed out the obvious reality that the neighborhood is changing.