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Astoria Characters: The Harpist
Aug 22, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Tracey started playing the harp at 13. Text and photos by Nancy A. Ruhling Although it’s tall and long, you don’t notice the harp right away. That’s because it’s standing ...
Some Thing You May Not Have Known about Queens
Aug 16, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Queens—it’s the largest of the five boroughs of New York in terms of sheer geographical expanse, and, with nearly 2.5 million residents, it would be the 4th largest city in the nation if the five b...
The James Damore Google Memo Firing and Its Legal Consequences – It Could Potentially Blaze New Trails in Constitutional Law
Aug 16, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 158 158 recommendations | email to a friend
James Damore is the Google software engineer who wrote the “Google’s Ideological Echo Chamber,” Memo , arguing that genetics are the primary reason why software engineering is dominated by men . St...
Heartburn Drugs Linked to Severe Side Effects
Aug 16, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 150 150 recommendations | email to a friend
by   Rudolph F. X. Migliore, P.C. The Differences Between Nexium and Prilosec:   Nexium   is a prescription drug that treats GERD (Gastro esophageal reflux disease), Zollinger- Ellison Syndrome, ul...
Grand Central Parkway Car Accident Involves Four Cars, Two Deaths and Seven Injuries
Aug 16, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 154 154 recommendations | email to a friend
by   Sackstein Sackstein & Lee, LLP On Sunday morning, July 17, a Grand Central Parkway car accident took the lives of two people and left seven others injured. The accident occurred near 188th St....
What Happens If You Can’t Locate a Will?
Aug 16, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 147 147 recommendations | email to a friend
So you spend the time and money to carefully plan out your estate and you prepare and execute a will that ensures that your property goes exactly where you want it to. Once you’ve made it official,...
How Many Racist Statements Does It Take to Create a Hostile Work Environment?
Aug 16, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 153 153 recommendations | email to a friend
If is severe enough, one racist statement can create a hostile work environment, according to the United State Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. This court hears appeals for New York, Vermon...
Astoria Characters: The Drag Queen
Aug 15, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
“I’m not used to posing as a boy,” says   Travis Barr . PHOTO BY NANCY A. RUHLING Travis as himself. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling “I’m not used to posing as a boy,” says  Travis Barr . Burly...
Astoria Characters: The Diner Owners
Aug 08, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
There are 927 entries, including the daily specials, on the menu at the   Bel Aire Diner . PHOTO BY NANCY A. RUHLING The Bel Aire Diner on 21st Street at Broadway. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhli...
Astoria Characters: The Actor Who Makes Life His Stage
Aug 01, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
PHOTO BY NANCY A. RUHLING Alec plays Kris in The Crusade of Connor Stephens. Text and photos by Nancy A. Ruhling “Would you mind if I make breakfast?” Alec Shaw,   who is walking around the kitchen...

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Exclusive interview to Michael Bacarella, author of “Lincoln’s Foreign Legion: The 39th New York Infantry, the Garibaldi Guard” by Tiziano
July 19, 2016 10:01 PM | 19236 views | 1 1 comments | 774 774 recommendations | email to a friend
      Your book “Lincoln’s Foreign Legion: The 39th New York Infantry, the Garibaldi Guard” is now available on Kindle. What brought you to investigate this type of topic? From my earliest memories...
3J99_gameforfive_Malvaldi.jpg Marco Malvaldi’s “Game For Five” by Tiziano
December 13, 2015 08:36 PM | 29761 views | 0 0 comments | 1001 1001 recommendations | email to a friend
Review by Tiziano Thomas Dossena To read a book that was originally written in Italian and that uses idiomatic expressions with validity and proper impact in the English translation is a special tr...
IAYP_clouds.jpg Clouds for Breakfast: Mom's Choice Awards Gold Medal Recipient by Tiziano
November 05, 2015 09:10 PM | 22252 views | 0 0 comments | 825 825 recommendations | email to a friend
 With a delightful language, directed at the younger children, Laura Eisen presents a simple but endearing story, which will certainly be appreciated both by children and their parents.   The initi...
63E_smaldone.jpg Smaldone, the Untold Story of an American Crime Family by Tiziano
October 17, 2015 10:13 PM | 21622 views | 0 0 comments | 747 747 recommendations | email to a friend
After seeing the title "Smaldone, The Untold Story of an American Crime Family," I had expectations regarding its contents that left me surprisingly disappointed after reading the book. I expected ...
8JDC_aida4.JPG Immersed in ancient times; the performance of Aida at the Metropolitan Opera. A review. by Tiziano
January 03, 2015 07:02 PM | 32927 views | 0 0 comments | 951 951 recommendations | email to a friend
Written By:  Tiziano Thomas Dossena   Imagine being immersed in an ancient world, with colossal stone columns, palaces and images of deities, a marvelous music surrounding you and, thank God, no ce...
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