LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION
At 1905 Ave M, One Before Escape is found at the heart of a vibrant Jewish neighborhood with countless shuls and superb restaurants in close proximity. Whether traveling by car or public transportation, your trip to this part of town will not leave you stranded. We will enumerate various options to accommodate your stay. Below we list the distances by car and public transportation from multiple communities.
Lakewood - 1 hour and 22 min (car).
Monsey - 1 hour and 18 min (car).
Long Island - 1 hour and 11 min (car).
Queens - 40 min (car) and 1 hour and 20 min by public transport.
Upper West Side - 45 min (car), 1 hour by public transport.
Williamsburg - 28 min (car) and 50 min by public transport.
Crown Heights - 18 min (car) and 37 min by public transport.
Borough Park - 15 min (car) and 25 min by public transport.
Flatbush - Walk! Come on, it's on Ave M!
Parking on Ave M subject to meter payment. Street Cleaning not in effect on Sundays.
Limited Free parking on side streets.
Ave M Municipal Parking (Unattended), 1624 Chestnut Ave. Mon - Sat 8am to 10pm. 25¢ per 15 min. Coins, Credit Cards. 3 min walk to One Before.
Parkway Kingswood Center Garage, 1630 E 15th St. 10 min walk to One Before.
4 min walk from the Q train, Ave M subway station.
B49, B9 bus to Ocean Ave/ Ave M.
B9 bus to Ave M/ E 18th street.
We are in such a Jewish neighborhood, there is no shortage of Minyanim around to easily join for Mincha and Maariv!
All the shuls below are less than 5 minute walk!
Az Yashir Torah Center - 1301 E 18th Street. Mincha 18 minutes before sunset. Maariv at 10:10pm.
Merkaz HaTefilla / HaSimcha - 1898 Bay Ave. Mincha 2pm and 10 minutes before sunset. Maariv 8pm winter, and 35 minutes after sunset.
Young Israel of Midwood - 1694 Ocean Ave. Mincha 15 minutes before sunset. Maariv both after Mincha and at 9:15 pm.
Mountain Fruit Supermarket! - 1523 Avenue M . Mincha 215 pm.
Beis Aaron of Flatbush - 1670 Ocean Ave Mincha 15 minutes after sunset. Maariv 45 minutes after sunset.
Naturally, no Jewish outing is complete without indulging in some great Kosher food. Fortunately, our neighborhood is host to some incredible Kosher restaurants with very diverse menus to satisfy your palate. We've culled the most recommended dishes of some of the more noteworthy restaurants around. The names are clickable for more info.
Fine Dining, Meat: King Solomon - 1787 Coney Island Ave. An upscale meat restaurant with an Oriental bend. Chutabs are unbelievable.
Bakery: Kaff Bake Shop - 1906 Ave M. Good Parve section.
Ice Cream: Ice Cream House - 1725 Ave M. Both Milhig and Parve Sections. Waffles and salads too.