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ATMOSPHERE A dining experience you can’t refuse! by godfather
Sep 08, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 102 102 recommendations | email to a friend
BLEND on the water 4540 Center Blvd., Long Island City, NY11109 Take the time and experience a great atmosphere,  with very good food, that will make you feel like you are on vacation at the same time. The music, the decorations, the view of the water and the New York skyline building and bridges...
How Paper And Color Can Make You Dream. Exclusive Interview With Artist Adele Rahte. by Milano52
Sep 04, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 767 767 recommendations | email to a friend
  Interview by Tiziano Thomas Dossena I met Adele Rahte at the beautiful Harlem house of a common friend, the soprano Lauren Flanigan. The conversation soon turned from music (we had just the fortune to have witnessed a unique performance of lyrics by Gabriele D’Annunzio put into music by various...
Astoria Characters: The Puppeteer and the Producer by Nruhling
Sep 04, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 94 94 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Allison, who doesn’t have a Southern accent, is from Alabama. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling It happened at a summer camp in the Catskills. It’s where Mike and Allison Hayhurst met; it’s why they share the same surname. Mike, who is from Leighton Buzzard, England, w...
Astoria Characters: The Yogini Who Is Happie by Nruhling
Aug 28, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 70 70 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Lisa is the owner of The Happie House. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling Kicking off her slip-on sneakers, Lisa Samuels steps into a small space that is the color of sunshine. Filled with fire, she balances on one leg, and leaning forward, positions herself in Dancer’s...
Construction Accidents Involving Falls from Heights by cjleclaire
Aug 21, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 670 670 recommendations | email to a friend
Why Are Falls from Heights So Significant in New York City? New York takes construction accidents involving falls from heights very seriously. In fact, the NY State Legislature passed the Scaffold Law (NY Labor Law 240) more than a century ago based on its safety concerns. Despite complaints abou...
Astoria Characters: The Guy Who Colors Outside the Lines by Nruhling
Aug 21, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 86 86 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Zach has been drawing for nearly a quarter century. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling Every morning, Zach McCurdy sketches. He draws lines for a living, and this routine, sometimes with a pad and pencil, other times on a computer tablet, helps his brain get in the righ...
2QXV_SS_L_Banner_LOBBY_SUMAQ__AD.png Sackstein Sacktein & Lee, LLP Sponsors the SUMAQ Peruvian Food Festival by cjleclaire
Aug 16, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 754 754 recommendations | email to a friend
August 25–26, 2018: the SUMAQ Peruvian Food Festival in Nassau County on Long Island This year, Sackstein Sackstein & Lee, LLP takes pride in being the lead sponsor of the SUMAQ Peruvian Food Festival. Our attorneys and staff are very committed to serving the people where we work and live, and we...
Why You Have Legal Rights in Construction Accidents Involving Falling Objects by cjleclaire
Aug 16, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 708 708 recommendations | email to a friend
Can Injured workers and families who have lost their loved ones pursue lawsuits? By December of 2017, a construction site at 61 Ninth Avenue in Chelsea had been repeatedly cited for construction code violations. On December 18, a 54 year-old construction worker was standing on the sidewalk when a...
Company Security and Surveillance: Where Should Employers Draw the Line? by cjleclaire
Aug 16, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 642 642 recommendations | email to a friend
Are Your Security and Surveillance Policies Violating Privacy Laws? Companies have the right to protect against internal theft or property destruction. They also have a responsibility to evaluate productivity and ensure their resources are used efficiently and effectively. If a company faces liti...
Changes in New York State and NYC Sexual Harassment Laws by cjleclaire
Aug 16, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 543 543 recommendations | email to a friend
Sexual Harassment: Mandatory Arbitration and Nondisclosure Agreements The NY legislature passed changes in sexual harassment law that Governor Cuomo signed into law on April 17, 2018. These laws went into effect 90 days after being enacted, which means they are currently in effect. Prohibition of...