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How Dangerous Is Texting While Driving Compared with Drunk Driving?
Oct 15, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
Why Texting While Driving May Be More Dangerous than DWI It may come as a surprise that texting while driving is more worrisome to the majority of drivers than drunk driving. This is true despite t...
Astoria Characters: The One and Only Gildo
Oct 15, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Gildo, the diversified artist. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling “I bet you can’t guess what this is,” says Gildo Spado . He holds up a round metal object whose center p...
What the New Anti-Sexual Harassment Law Means for NY Employers
Oct 08, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 145 145 recommendations | email to a friend
Is There Liability You Could Face that You Did Not Face in the Past? The NYS new anti-harassment law has a number of sweeping changes. For one, it applies to all protected classes under New York Hu...
Astoria Characters: The Pedaling Pedagogue
Oct 08, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Ben works for the city’s Department of Education. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling Ben Sherman is standing outside his apartment building eager to hop on his bicycle. A...
OPENING A FRANCHISE BUSINESS DOESN'T GUARANTEE SUCCESS
Oct 04, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 230 230 recommendations | email to a friend
INTERVIEW WITH RIDGEWOOD REAL ESTATE BROKER Anthony Carbi Look at Taco Bell they have Beefy Fritos Burrito for $1.00 dollar. We are talking about maybe half of the $3.49 cents as a profit. Or $1.74...
Oct 04, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 183 183 recommendations | email to a friend
Example you rent a store for $6,000 dollars. You still have to pay electric, heat, water and at least two salary’s for someone to open and close the place besides serving customers weekly. So now y...
HOW CAN A BUSINESS/FRANCHISE OWNER MAKE MONEY TODAY?
Oct 04, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 250 250 recommendations | email to a friend
Example you rent a store for $6,000 dollars. You still have to pay electric, heat, water and at least two salary’s for someone to open and close the place besides serving customers weekly. So now y...
Astoria Characters: On the Street Where I Live -- 10 Years Later
Oct 01, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling The Green Farmer When I started writing Astoria Characters 10 years ago, I didn’t know how long I would continue it, and I didn’t know where it would lead. The premise was...
Astoria Characters: The 99-Year-Old Holocaust Survivor
Sep 24, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 46 46 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Margot was born in Dresden. Text and Photos by  Nancy A. Ruhling After she settles herself into her favorite chair, Margot Karp puts on her spectacles. The lenses, big and...
Astoria Characters: The Paper Engineer
Sep 17, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 53 53 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Gene is a paper engineer/graphic designer/illustrator. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling From the stack of books on his desk, Gene Vosough brings forth a gold-tooled tom...

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Randolph Beer debuts new space and nanobrewery
Randolph Beer Co-Founder Dave Plate and Managing Partner Kyle Kensrue recently announced the Williamsburg reopening of their brewpub, unveiling 2,000 additional square feet with shuffleboard tables...
Oct 18, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Students create music on John Lennon educational tour bus
It was all about peace and love for students at Martin Van Buren High School in Queens Village when the John Lennon Educational Tour Bus stopped at its campus last Friday.
Oct 03, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 52 52 recommendations | email to a friend
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Treat your pup to month-long Halloween festivities
This year, the canines and their humans will be able to celebrate “Best Dog Day Ever: Halloween Edition."
Sep 25, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 46 46 recommendations | email to a friend
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The Oratorio Society of Queens is hosting auditions
Maestro David Close and the Oratorio Society of Queens are preparing for their upcoming singing season and they’re looking for new talent to join them.
Sep 04, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 77 77 recommendations | email to a friend
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Story Pirates launches contest in collab with “The Secret Life of Pets”
To celebrate the upcoming digital, blu-ray and DVD release of “The Secret Life of Pets 2,” The Story Pirates are partnering with Illumination and Universal Pictures Home Entertainment for a fun con...
Sep 04, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 171 171 recommendations | email to a friend
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BK Lobster offers Caribbean-Inspired Lobster Roll
Looking for a deal this Labor Day? How about a satisfying deal on lobster?
Aug 29, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 153 153 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tennis stars and artists appear at Arthur Ashe Kids’ Day
For fans young and old, Arthur Ashe Kids’ Day at the US Open has historically been a day full of tennis-related activities and a chance to see some of the sport’s biggest stars.
Aug 29, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 59 59 recommendations | email to a friend
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Queens Art Fund to award over $590,000 to local artists and organizations
The Queens Council on the Arts (QCA) has some exciting news for the artists of the borough.
Aug 20, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 190 190 recommendations | email to a friend
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Winners of the Festival of Cinema NYC announced
The Festival of Cinema NYC recently wrapped its third annual event.
Aug 20, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 202 202 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sushi spot to donate a percentage of profits to Sandy relief efforts
Although it’s been seven years since Superstorm Sandy hit Rockaway, the community is still dealing with rebuilding efforts.
Aug 14, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 213 213 recommendations | email to a friend
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Whoop Dee Doo leads variety show at Woodside park
Queens-based public art program, PARADE, will present a variety show at Windmuller Park in Woodside on Saturday, August 31.
Aug 14, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 171 171 recommendations | email to a friend
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NYSCI celebrates Apollo 11
To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 lunar landing, the New York Hall of Science (NYSCI) has an exciting new exhibition for space fans.
Aug 07, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 146 146 recommendations | email to a friend
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New dark history walking tour of Flushing announced
Boroughs of the Dead is returning to Queens with “Frights and Phantoms of Flushing.”
Aug 07, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 143 143 recommendations | email to a friend
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Farm-to-bar in Long Island City
Secret Summer, a one-of-kind farm-to-bar cocktail festival, featuring unique food and drinks and musical performances, recently took place at The Foundry in Long Island City.
Aug 07, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 183 183 recommendations | email to a friend
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Queens-based author releases picture book on bullying
Queens-based children’s book author, L.A. Kefalos, is hoping that her new picture book can help communities end the problem of bullying.
Aug 02, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 208 208 recommendations | email to a friend
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