recent blog posts
Astoria Characters: The Bakers Who Are Sweet on Each Other by Nruhling
Oct 09, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 56 56 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Gian Piero is at 44-17 30th Ave. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling It is pouring down rain, but Michael Dellapolla , the owner of Gian Piero Bakery , doesn’t notice the deluge. What he sees are the customers pouring in. Sure, he wishes the sun were out, but in the 23 y...
15 tenants vs 35 or more 1031 Exchange Property of the Year! by godfather
Oct 08, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 359 359 recommendations | email to a friend
Interview with experienced Broker Jim Turano who just completed his 40 year in the business. Investing with Real Estate Properties that give you a minimum of a 7% Cap rate of return and in addition a greater growth of appreciation each and every year. Many today are taking advantage of doing what...
Astoria Characters: Vinny and Suzy and the Harley by Nruhling
Oct 02, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 69 69 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Vinny and Suzy get ready to ride. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling “Wanna go for a ride?” Suzy runs circles around the living room coffee table, yes, yes, YES! Satisfied with her enthusiastic answer, Vinny Ombres grabs his black leather vest and helmet and heads out t...
How Would You Know Whether Your Newborn Suffered from Hypoxia and Asphyxia? by cjleclaire
Sep 25, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 445 445 recommendations | email to a friend
Symptoms of Birth Hypoxia or Asphyxia that Parents Should Be Aware of Birth hypoxia and asphyxia both refer to lack of oxygen to the brain in a fetus. This can occur right before, during or immediately after birth. Seattle Children’s Research Foundation   explains that a baby’s cells do not funct...
Astoria Characters: The Smiler Behind Sorriso's by Nruhling
Sep 25, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 69 69 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Frank came to America from Italy in 1966 when he was 9. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling Standing behind the shiny stainless-steel counter at Sorriso Italian Pork Store, Frank DePaola is all smiles. His is a big, broad, toothy grin, the kind people break into when a p...
Facts About Sexual Harassment in the Restaurant Industry by cjleclaire
Sep 20, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 491 491 recommendations | email to a friend
Why Is Sexual Harassment so Prevalent? Sexual harassment is more prevalent in the restaurant industry than any other industry. Statistics show that 90% of women and 70% of men working in the restaurant industry reported they had experienced some form of sexual harassment. What Factors Make Restau...
How to Avoid Boating Accidents: Boats and Personal Watercraft by cjleclaire
Sep 20, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 478 478 recommendations | email to a friend
Jet Skis®, WaveRunners® and Other Personal Watercraft (PWC) Have High Accident Rates Warmer weather and extra daylight hours make summer the perfect time for outdoor sports like boating and personal watercraft recreation. New York State has thousands of freshwater lakes and 70,000 miles of rivers...
What to Expect from the Workers’ Compensation Insurance Company by cjleclaire
Sep 20, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 492 492 recommendations | email to a friend
How the Workers’ Compensation Evaluates Your Work Injury Claim Queens |NYC| Brooklyn |Bronx Workers’ Compensation Lawyers In the wake of a work-related injury, you want an experienced and knowledgeable workers’ compensation lawyer to help you pursue all the benefits available to you under the law...
Astoria Characters: Miss Edie at Broadway Dance Studio by Nruhling
Sep 18, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 88 88 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling   Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling   As the little leotarded girls arrive for the 10 a.m. tap class at Broadway Dance Studio , Edie Bongiovi greets them at the front desk, a semicircular structure surrounded by pint-size four-legged stools. Watching the parents helpin...
Astoria Characters: The Neon Guy by Nruhling
Sep 11, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 99 99 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Kenny is the owner of Krypton Neon. Photos and text by Nancy A. Ruhling When he reaches the end of the dark, tunnel-like hallway, Kenny Greenberg switches on the signs. Luncheonette. State Garage. Pepsi-Cola. Airstream Since 1931. Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Krypton Neon i...