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What to look for when buying a home. Key important items.
Oct 23, 2021 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
There is a reason for everything. Low price is nice, but does the area have top rated schools? What about shopping, drive up and down the area for a mile. No supermarkets, a big inconvenience. No n...
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Still to Receive American Horticultural Society's Honor June 10 COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Steven Still was "green" before green was cool. Nearly four decades ago, Still earned his doctorate at the Universi...
Astoria Characters: The Absinthe Aficionado
Oct 22, 2021 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Don’s the co-founder of The Green Fairy Society. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling You’ve never drunk The Green Fairy? Don Spiro grabs a glass goblet, chilled water and ...
Astoria Characters: The Creators of Art Bites
Oct 16, 2021 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
  Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Astoria Art Bites setting up at Mike’s Diner at 22-37 31st St. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling It was a couple of cups of coffee at Mike’s Diner that got the creativ...
Astoria Characters: The Elvis Impersonator
Oct 08, 2021 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Elvis has entered the building. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling Gregg Peters isn’t wearing a white jumpsuit. This is a startling fashion statement from a guy who has m...
Astoria Characters: The Full-Circle Artist
Oct 01, 2021 | 0 0 comments | 56 56 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Karen’s colorful studio. By Nancy A. Ruhling The sunlight streams through the windows, illuminating Karen Fitzgerald ’s studio, shining a spotlight on her circular paintin...
Astoria Characters: The Paw Partners
Sep 24, 2021 | 0 0 comments | 68 68 recommendations | email to a friend
There is a kitten in the window. Wait – there are two kittens in the window. Which is a curious thing given that the pet-supply shop is called The Regal Beagle . The feisty snowshoe Siamese, who is...
Important info on closing costs when selling a home. Jim Turano
Sep 20, 2021 | 0 0 comments | 835 835 recommendations | email to a friend
So besides hearing from a sales agent how much commission, or length of time for them to get the exclusive from you, do they explain your closing costs to you? From 42 years ago until today, I alwa...
Astoria Characters: The Multicultural Cook
Sep 17, 2021 | 0 0 comments | 98 98 recommendations | email to a friend
To understand why Tenzing Ghama can’t wait to get up at 4 in the morning to start cooking, you have to believe in dreams. She’s always wanted to open a restaurant, but she’s never had the money or ...
Hire the most experienced hands on Broker- Jim Turano
Sep 16, 2021 | 0 0 comments | 814 814 recommendations | email to a friend
Now celebrating his 42 year in the Real Estate Business. Over 4,000 written appraisals to date completed. Appeared in New York State Supreme Court as an expert witness in appraising. During Pandemi...

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ViVi L’italiana. Exclusive Interview With Viola Manuela Ceccarini by Tiziano
May 29, 2019 10:12 PM | 42120 views | 0 0 comments | 2352 2352 recommendations | email to a friend
  Interview by Tiziano Thomas Dossena Milanese by birth, Viola Manuela Ceccarini is achieving an enviable success in the Latin television world in the USA, after having contributed to various inter...
International High Cuisine: From Orecchiette To Rasta Pasta. An Exclusive Interview With Chef Patrizio LaGioia. by Tiziano
May 29, 2019 10:10 PM | 37762 views | 0 0 comments | 2413 2413 recommendations | email to a friend
  Interview by Tiziano Thomas Dossena. I had met him a couple of times in the corridors of Madison Square Garden and noticed the name on his great Chef uniform. I had heard that he was a Chef of gr...
From Supermodel To Celebrity Chef And Successful Author. An Exclusive Interview With Maria Liberati by Tiziano
April 14, 2019 04:14 PM | 48951 views | 0 0 comments | 2661 2661 recommendations | email to a friend
  Interview by Tiziano Thomas Dossena As a former international supermodel, Maria Liberati never dreamed that she would go from being a fashion diva to a domestic diva. Ironically, while jet-settin...
From Supermodel To Celebrity Chef And Successful Author. An Exclusive Interview With Maria Liberati by Tiziano
April 14, 2019 04:14 PM | 48852 views | 0 0 comments | 2476 2476 recommendations | email to a friend
  Interview by Tiziano Thomas Dossena As a former international supermodel, Maria Liberati never dreamed that she would go from being a fashion diva to a domestic diva. Ironically, while jet-settin...
The Italian Cookie Comes With A Smile. An Interview Of The Great American Baking Show: Holiday Edition’s Winner Tina Zaccardi. by Tiziano
March 07, 2019 01:16 PM | 52244 views | 0 0 comments | 2833 2833 recommendations | email to a friend
Interview by Tiziano Thomas Dossena  For all the friends who had the fortune to taste Tina Zaccardi’s cookies, cakes, and pies, it was not such a big surprise that she had won “The Great American B...
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