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7 TIPS FOR ACHIEVING YOUR FITNESS RESOLUTIONS by MartialArtsNYC
Jan 05, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 280 280 recommendations | email to a friend
  by Mary Murphy (originally posted on www.mmanewyorkcity.com/blog) It’s a few days into the new year, but if you’re anything like me, you’re probably still fine-tuning your resolutions. When I was in college, every January was NEW YEAR NEW ME, and it was obvious by the scope and quantity of my r...
Keeping Your Workouts Fresh by MartialArtsNYC
Jan 05, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 282 282 recommendations | email to a friend
December 28th, 2016 by Crystal Carlton (originally posted on www.mmanewyorkcity.com/blog/) With the New Year coming up you may be thinking of starting a new workout routine. Often people will start working out with a goal in mind; to lose weight, be healthier, or just to have a new activity. What...
Astoria Characters: The Guy Who Found Himself at Home in America by Nruhling
Jan 03, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 73 73 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Nabeel is the marketing director of Bareburger. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling There are bags under Nabeel Alamgir ’s eyes. It has nothing — and everything — to do with age. Nabeel, a 25-year-old with a black beard, a child-like face and enough enthusiasm to power t...
Astoria Characters: The Champion of Playground 35 by Nruhling
Dec 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 79 79 recommendations | email to a friend
At Steinway Street and 35th Avenue, there’s a patch of pavement that since May 1947 has been designated a public playground. PHOTO BY NANCY A. RUHLING Nancy’s on Community Board 1. At Steinway Street and 35th Avenue, there’s a patch of pavement that since May 1947 has been designated a public pla...
4 Ways to Protect Your Child From Bullying by MartialArtsNYC
Dec 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 377 377 recommendations | email to a friend
by Mary Murphy  While some kids may dream of their summer and winter breaks, I spent my childhood continuously looking forward to the next back-to-school season. Starting a new semester of classes each September and January was like shedding an old skin and starting over with brand new color-code...
Astoria Characters: The Creator of the Christmas Village by Nruhling
Dec 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 78 78 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Jose with his Christmas village. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling The lights and stars are twinkling in tandem. The women are shopping in the outdoor farmers’ market, and the men are sawing logs and stomping on grapes to make wine. A crowned king on a camel approaches...
Astoria Characters: The Kick-Ass Trainer by Nruhling
Dec 13, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 80 80 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Nick is a personal trainer. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling It’s early in the morning when Nick Robyn sprints up the stairs of his three-floor walkup. He’s headed to the roof. He can tell you what he does for fun and for a living, but it’s easier if he shows you. He ...
What To Do If You Have A Slip & Fall Accident On Someone Else’s Property by cjleclaire
Dec 08, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 378 378 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Steve Palermo Palermo Tuohy Bruno recently helped a Slip and Fall victim receive financial justice for the losses she endured due to her injury. Our client was walking in a New York City parking garage on a rainy day. She slipped and fractured her elbow on the staircase of the building. T...
Astoria Characters: The Seamstress Who Brings Daddies and Daughters Together by Nruhling
Dec 06, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 83 83 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Evgeniya is from Russia. Text and Photos by Nancy Ruhling In a corner of the bedroom, on a tiny table, Evgeniya Bavaeva sets up her portable Brother sewing machine. It’s always at night, usually at 10, after her 3-year-old daughter, Celine, is in bed and while her husban...
Astoria Characters: The Hip-Sip Guy by Nruhling
Nov 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 87 87 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Juuz.me Bar & Grill is at 19-23 Ditmars Blvd. It’s early in the morning, and the first order of the day at Juuz.me is super simple. Zsolt “George” Csonka cuts a green apple, a peach and pineapple into chunks and pops them into the blender with some coconut water. He take...