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How to Clean a Diamond Ring the Right Way
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If you have been struggling to sell diamonds for top price, the chances are that you’ve been cleaning your ring incorrectly. Remember nothing can sell diamonds quite like that shiny sparkle and lus...
Astoria Characters: The Honey Harvesters
Jun 19, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Ashley and Nick are the owners of Astor Apiaries. Text and photos by Nancy A. Ruhling Nick Hoefly isn’t wearing gloves. His wife, Ashley , points this out as she pulls on ...
Texting and Driving FAQs
Jun 14, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 114 114 recommendations | email to a friend
Texting and Driving Is the Most Alarming Form of Distracted Driving Texting and driving includes reading text messages, emails or online material or writing or composing messages on a mobile device...
Misclassifying Workers as Independent Contractors
Jun 12, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 163 163 recommendations | email to a friend
How Would Your Small Business Fare with the IRS for Worker Status? Did you know that misclassifying workers is one of the top problems that small business owners face? Many small businesses hire in...
Astoria Characters: The Successful Actor You've Never Heard Of
Jun 12, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Neal is an actor and a lawyer. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling You’ve probably never heard of Neal Arluck . And it’s highly unlikely that you’d recognize his face. The...
Astoria Characters: The Illustrator
Jun 05, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 50 50 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Keiko is from Jakara, Indonesia. Text and photos by Nancy A. Ruhling “I like to collect things,” says Keiko Nabila . She mentions this as she walks past the floor-to-ceili...
Bringing Back the draft for young men 18 years of age
May 31, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
Why they should bring back the draft-specifically for men only at 18 years age. Too many young men still living at home with no job, no inspiration, no motivation, and just flat out existing. In my...
Astoria Characters: The Drummer Whose Heartbeat Is Science
May 29, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Greg is a pharmacist who plays the conga. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling For Greg Stein , everything started to come together about a decade ago. What happened was no...
Astoria Characters: Cadillac Man
May 22, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 92 92 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Cadillac Man wrote Land of the Lost Souls: My Life on the Streets . Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling Tom Wagner , cap and coat in hand, is itching to get outside. He wa...
Do Your Work Policies Discriminate Between Men and Women?
May 16, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 607 607 recommendations | email to a friend
One Set of Rules for Men and a Different Set of Rules for Women Having company policies that discriminate between men and women can be lethal for an employer in today’s work environment. If you hav...

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Broadway in the Boros kicks off in Brooklyn
Last Friday, Broadway stars came to the Plaza at 300 Ashland in Downtown Brooklyn to share some of the best songs from hit musicals.
Jun 19, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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An Abundance of Talent in “DREAM, AbunDantly!”
If you loved the "Dreamgirls," you’re going to love “DREAM, AbunDantly!”
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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - June 21 - June 29
Entertainment events happening in Queens and Brooklyn
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Can you handle the Nathan's Famous hot dog contest?
How many hot dogs can you eat in 12 minutes? If the answer is 70 or more, Nathan’s Famous is inviting you to the qualifying event for the annual Fourth of July International Hot Dog Eating Contest.
Jun 12, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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Stars convene at Popsugar’s Play/Ground festival
Women were at the forefront of the first annual Popsugar Play/Ground festival at Pier 94 this weekend.
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Schooner teaches marine ecology and sailing history
The South Street Seaport Museum’s ship “Pioneer” is making its way around the fishing grounds of Bay Ridge.
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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - June 14 - June 21
Entertainment events happening in Brooklyn and Queens
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Variety Boys and Girls Club hosts its first international film festival
The Variety Boys and Girls Club of Queens hosted its first ever international film festival over the weekend.
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I.S. 162 showcased wonderful rendition of “Annie Jr.”
Each year, students and staff at I.S. 162 The Willoughby School in Bushwick put together a musical on a classic story.
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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - June 7 - June 14
Entertainment events happening in Queens and Brooklyn
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MumsKitchens NYC is providing a taste of home
Tress Walker’s business MumsKitchens NYC has been on a journey since its inception more than 10 years ago.
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Brooklyn Film Festival announces lineup for 2018
During rough times, incredible art often rises. And the Brooklyn Film Festival is hoping to prove just that.
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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - May 31 - June 7
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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - May 31 - June 7
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Indoor tribute held for Ragtime composer Scott Joplin
Despite rain showers, dozens gathered at St. Michael's Cemetery to celebrate famous ragtime composer Scott Joplin with an indoor concert last Saturday.
May 22, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 95 95 recommendations | email to a friend
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