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NYC Bans Polystyrene Takeout Containers and Coffee Cups
Feb 19, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
Judge Upholds the 2013 Law Banning Polystyrene for Takeout Containers and Coffee Cups In 2019 restaurants must begin phasing polystyrene cups and containers out of use. This change is a result of a...
Astoria Characters: The Special Teacher
Feb 19, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Nicholas’ last name used to be Alexander. Text and photos by Nancy A. Ruhling Growing up, Nicholas Alexandrakos was always interested in his family’s history. With grandpa...
Has Your Loved One Been the Victim of Nursing Home Neglect?
Feb 15, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 52 52 recommendations | email to a friend
How Does Neglect Differ from Abuse? Finding out whether your parent, relative or friend has been the victim of nursing home neglect is vital for their wellbeing. Sadly, many elderly people are in s...
Matter of Van Patten—Undue Influence
Feb 15, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 132 132 recommendations | email to a friend
Probate Administration | Wrongful Actions There are certain basic legal requirements when a person transfers property, conveys a power of attorney or establishes a plan for the distribution of an e...
Legal Concerns for New York Restaurant Owners
Feb 14, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
If you’re opening a new restaurant in New York City or the surrounding area, there are certain legal requirements you must put in place. You will need to choose a business entity and get your licen...
Certain questions are taboo for employers to ask in a job interview. The most obvious ones are questions that could be regarded as discrimination. If you ask these types of questions, you could be held liable if a discrimination lawsuit is brought against you. Do not ask questions that intimate at anything to do with age, race, color, national origin or birthplace, religion, disability, genetic information, gender/sex or marital/family status/pregnancy. (EEOC)
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2019 Is Here with New Salary Thresholds The New York State overtime salary threshold draws the line between exempt salaried workers, who must be paid for overtime, and those non-exempt workers, who...
Astoria Characters: The Artist in Training
Feb 12, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Jose is from the Dominican Republic. In the spare bedroom of his apartment, Jose Mota is standing at a monumental work table, using an oil-paint marker to create the black...
MASPETH,NY-BUYING A BRICK 2F. VS A FRAME 2F.
Feb 05, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 336 336 recommendations | email to a friend
COLLECTION OF OPINIONS BY BROKERS IN THE AREA. BUYER BEWARE! BIG DIFFERENCE WHEN BUYING AN OLD FRAME 2F. HOME, MAYBE 100 YEARS OLD BY NOW, AND OR BUYING A YOUNG BRICK 2 FAMILY HOUSE, ESPECIALLY IF ...
Astoria Characters: The Guitar Guide Guru
Feb 05, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 55 55 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Meet Mike, aka the Guitar Guide Guru. Text and photos by Nancy A. Ruhling How hard – or easy – is it to play the guitar if you’ve never done it before? Instead of answerin...
Astoria Characters: The Comic With the Punch-Line Life
Jan 29, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 82 82 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Michelle shows off her mommy mug. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling If you didn’t know that Michelle Adrienne Slonim is a new mother, you need look no further than the r...

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Dessert Goals is bringing the party animals to LIC
Well, Amazon might not be coming to Long Island City anymore, but Dessert Goals is returning to the neighborhood.
Feb 20, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Charcuterie Masters returns to Flushing
The fourth annual Charcuterie Masters will kick off at Flushing Town Hall on Saturday, February 23.
Feb 20, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - February 21 - February 28
Entertainment events happening in Queens and Brooklyn
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Danny Lye offers revamped French cuisine in College Point
Danny’s French Cuisine recently opened at 13-46 127th Street
Feb 13, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - February 14 - February 21
Entertainment events happening in Queens and Brooklyn
Feb 13, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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Doctors pen book examining the worst crimes in the past 60 years
Have you ever wondered about the people behind the evil acts that shake and disgust us to the core?
Feb 13, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - January 31 - February 7
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Jan 31, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 90 90 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dave Hill announces new comedy show at Q.E.D. Astoria
The comedian, radio host, writer, actor and musician Dave Hill is known for his signature matter-of-fact humor. And with his new live show in Astoria, Hill is taking on the late author George Orwell.
Jan 31, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 88 88 recommendations | email to a friend
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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - January 24 - January 31
Entertainment events happening in Queens and Brooklyn
Jan 23, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 131 131 recommendations | email to a friend
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Aquarius festival promises the best of the sea
The nation’s only sustainable seafood festival, Aquarius, is returning to Long Island City this Saturday.
Jan 23, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 133 133 recommendations | email to a friend
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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - December 27 - January 3
Art The Sculpture of Gonzalo Fonseca - Ongoing until January 2019 - Sculpture by Other Means will occupy the Museum’s second-floor galleries. It includes several installations that allow visitors t...
Dec 26, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 220 220 recommendations | email to a friend
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5 places to celebrate on New Year’s Eve in Brooklyn and Queens
Sometimes all you need to jump into a new year is a stunning fireworks display, a comedy show or a good party.
Dec 26, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 208 208 recommendations | email to a friend
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Brooklyn composer’s production ‘One’ to premiere in January
ECHOensemble presents the World Premiere of “One” by Brooklyn composer Jonah Udall on Sunday, January 27.
Dec 18, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 261 261 recommendations | email to a friend
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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - December 20 - December 27
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Dec 18, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 235 235 recommendations | email to a friend
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Make Music Winter returns on Friday, December 21
Make Music Winter, an outdoor music-making celebration held every year on December 21, is featuring 15 participatory musical parades across New York City that will bring communities together.
Dec 12, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 229 229 recommendations | email to a friend
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