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Astoria Characters: The Medium by Nruhling
Jun 06, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 62 62 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Alex The Medium is an Astoria native. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling “I’m just a regular guy who talks to this other guy,” says Alex Altomonte . The other guy, who is with Alex, is Kazoo. You can’t see him, and you can’t hear him. But that’s OK because Alex stands r...
The Lady Or The Tiger: The Young Man Must Choose by Milano52
May 31, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 637 637 recommendations | email to a friend
Written By:  Tiziano Thomas Dossena Review by  Tiziano Thomas Dossena In a smooth and exciting style, Linda Costarella presents us a story that is meant to be the continuation of Frank R. Stockton’s “The Lady or the Tiger”. Brief and to the point, this story qualifies as a ‘fable’ in its narratio...
Astoria Characters: The Shoe Repairman by Nruhling
May 30, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 55 55 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Manuel learned shoemaking at his father’s feet. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling Manuel Nunez is wearing wingtips. They are the color of caramel and polished to you-can-see-your-face-in-them perfection. I know this because I look down when he tells me about them. Manu...
Astoria Characters: The Zen Rocker by Nruhling
May 23, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 58 58 recommendations | email to a friend
  Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Mike’s a lifelong Astoria resident. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling What do a statue of Ganesha, an electric-red Kramer guitar, a 20-year-old ZZ plant, ticket stubs from Bad Brains and OFF! concerts, a Malta stamp and a black Trek road bike have in common? I’m gues...
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May 18, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 614 614 recommendations | email to a friend
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Astoria Characters: The Wallpaper Designer by Nruhling
May 16, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 55 55 recommendations | email to a friend
Sitting in her bright white-walled design studio, Sarah Merenda flips through her book of wallpaper samples. Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Sarah is the owner of Merenda Wallpaper. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling Sitting in her bright white-walled design studio, Sarah Merenda flips through her boo...
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May 15, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 588 588 recommendations | email to a friend
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Astoria Characters: The Fun Family by Nruhling
May 09, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 66 66 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Kazuki’s a fashion designer. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling When Kazuki Kozuru-Salifoska opens the blinds to bring in the morning sun, her daughter, Kharin, protests. Kharin is wearing a new T-shirt that glows in the dark and wants to see it – not the sun – shine. S...
Astoria Characters: The Proactive Actor by Nruhling
May 02, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 73 73 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Did you see him in Les Mis? Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling It’s been a month since Joshua Morgan has set eyes on Barnaby. That’s why the maroon fan-tailed Betta is swimming in circles in a tiny round plastic container on the dining room table. Joshua just got home l...
Astoria Characters: The Guy Who Saved the Bocce Court by Nruhling
Apr 25, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 66 66 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Danny grew up in Astoria Houses. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling White canvas ball bag in hand, Danny Berrios heads toward the bocce court in Astoria Park. It’s along the waterfront next to the children’s playground. Even if you’re a regular park-goer, you might not ...