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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 | 137 137 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 | 131 131 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 | 145 145 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 | 81 81 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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RECORD REVIEW: Thing by Trans Am
Over the course of their long career spanning 13 albums and nearly 15 years, Trans Am has always been pushing the envelope of creativity, and their latest release, Thing , due out April 20 is no di...
Apr 13, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 342 342 recommendations | email to a friend
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Do You See What I See?
Abstract art comes to Queens
Apr 07, 2010 | 1 1 comments | 348 348 recommendations | email to a friend
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…And he’s back with 15 tracks
Tom Rush releases first studio album in 36 years
Apr 06, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 363 363 recommendations | email to a friend
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Magazine Preview: "It's Queens" Magazine, Spring 2010
The latest issue of our magazine was printed last week after a lot of blood and sweat was poured into it (not literally, don’t worry), and I’m happy to say that this issue came out even better than...
Mar 31, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 337 337 recommendations | email to a friend
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Food For The Soul: Leo’s Latticini (a.k.a. Mama’s of Corona)
The Culture Spot
Mar 31, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 345 345 recommendations | email to a friend
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From Brooklyn With Love
Rosanna Scotto serves up Torta rustica for Easter
Mar 30, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 353 353 recommendations | email to a friend
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Culture Spot: Spring Awakening
Ah, spring. It’s my favorite time of the year and, thank goodness, it’s finally here! The doldrums of winter are over, which means there are oodles of outdoor adventures and activities to be enjoye...
Mar 29, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 359 359 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lighten the Load
Queens resident sheds 200 pounds in starring role
Mar 23, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 344 344 recommendations | email to a friend
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SYCAMORE David Daniell & Douglas McCombs
RECORD REVIEW
Mar 12, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 359 359 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rumble on Astoria Blvd
Local kids band together through song
Mar 11, 2010 | 1 1 comments | 371 371 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pocketful of Big Dreams
Design diva Qristyl Frazier looks forward
Mar 11, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 335 335 recommendations | email to a friend
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Getting Cozy With Shakespeare
LaGuardia takes "Hamlet" to the small stage
Feb 24, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 347 347 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dollar Van Demos takes the show on the road
Showcasing new talent while funking up your daily commute
Feb 17, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 366 366 recommendations | email to a friend
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Jack Rose - "Luck in the Valley"
RECORD REVIEW - 4 1/2 OUT OF 5 STARS
Feb 17, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 356 356 recommendations | email to a friend
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Happy Birthday, Kids Fun House!
Ridgewood venue celebrates 1st anniversary in style
Feb 02, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 384 384 recommendations | email to a friend
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