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Astoria Characters: Cadillac Man
May 22, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 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 | 221 221 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...
Social Media: Should You Use Social Media in an Internal Investigation?
May 16, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 249 249 recommendations | email to a friend
Investigating Employees Through Their Social Media Accounts Social media can provide a lot of information about people’s lives. Why would an employer want to know what an employee is doing through ...
Astoria Characters: The ESL Schoolteacher
May 15, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Yamina teaches English as a second language to second graders at P.S. 70. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling When you have three children under the age of 4, it’s not alw...
Adolph Caso, a voice for Italian Americans, decries the attacks on Columbus
May 14, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 74 74 recommendations | email to a friend
Interview by Tiziano Thomas Dossena I met Adolph Caso the first time at the International Book Show in New York City and he struck me as a person who loves books more than anything in the world. On...
Defensive Driving Can Prevent Accidents and Injuries and Also Save Lives
May 09, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 103 103 recommendations | email to a friend
Do you know how to drive defensively? Everyone has heard about defensive driving, but what does it mean to drive defensively? It certainly behooves drivers to find out because knowing and following...
Astoria Characters: The Ballet Teacher
May 08, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Eric is the founder of the Long Island City School of Ballet and the Long Island City Ballet. Text and photos by Nancy A. Ruhling There aren’t any ballet dancers in Kilgor...
Astoria Characters: The Father and Son Florists
May 01, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 87 87 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling John’s the owner of Ditmars Flowers & Gifts. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling John Patrikis is standing in the back of Ditmars Flowers & Gifts putting the finishing tou...
Real Personal Injury Law Cases in NY: $73k Payout
Apr 30, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 385 385 recommendations | email to a friend
A story told by car accident victim in the NY Area: When I was 11 years old, I was in a car with my father, having some bonding moments while driving to fill up gas in the New York area. We were ha...
Dr. Mary Rorro, The “Violin Doc,” An Exclusive Interview
Apr 29, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 179 179 recommendations | email to a friend
An interview by Tiziano Thomas Dossena She was nicknamed “The Violin Doc” in a book by Lisa Wong entitled “Scales to Scalpels, Doctors Who Practice the Healing Arts of Music and Medicine;”  a talen...

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Global Mashup kicks off with boogaloo and afrobeat
Get ready for a night of dancing and soul-thumping beats.
Apr 12, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 101 101 recommendations | email to a friend
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Step Afrika! returns to Brooklyn
Step Afrika! is making its triumphant return to the Brooklyn Center for Performing Arts this Spring. On April 28th, at 3 p.m. and 8 p.m. the Step Afrika! performers will conclude the 2017-18 Kumble...
Apr 12, 2018 | 1 1 comments | 145 145 recommendations | email to a friend
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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - April 12 - April 19
Entertainment events happening in Queens and Brooklyn
Apr 12, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 124 124 recommendations | email to a friend
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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - April 5 - April 12
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‘Little Women’ in Forest Hills Gardens
The Gingerbread Players of Saint Luke’s Church will present a run of Louisa May Alcott’s “Little Women” beginning on April 21
Apr 04, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 59 59 recommendations | email to a friend
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KGFC takes part in 100 Days Of Optimism
The rally was created by Seed and Spark
Mar 27, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 191 191 recommendations | email to a friend
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Central Brooklyn Jazz Festival kicks off in April
The Central Brooklyn Jazz Consortium presents the city's longest continuously running grassroots festival dedicated to jazz, the 19th Annual Central Brooklyn Jazz Festival.
Mar 27, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 87 87 recommendations | email to a friend
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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - March 29 - April 5
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Mar 27, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 74 74 recommendations | email to a friend
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Brooklyn Music School to host benefit for the Brooklyn Opera Works
On Thursday, March 22, the Brooklyn Music School will host an evening of opera and cabaret to support the Brooklyn Opera Works program.
Mar 20, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
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Paw Patrol Live star talks of show’s newest adventure
Paw Patrol Live is returning to the city this week with their newest performance, “The Great Pirate Adventure.”
Mar 20, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 68 68 recommendations | email to a friend
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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - March 22 - March 29
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Mar 20, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 130 130 recommendations | email to a friend
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Celebrating Earth Day at Weeksville Heritage Center
Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts has partnered with Weeksville Heritage Center (WHC) to co-present their annual National Grid Earth Day Celebration on Saturday, April 21.
Mar 13, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 101 101 recommendations | email to a friend
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New QCA podcast seeks to help artists with feedback
The Artist Commissioning Program at the Queens Council on the Arts is launching a new initiative to help artists throughout Queens.
Mar 13, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 79 79 recommendations | email to a friend
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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - March 15 - March 22
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Mar 13, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 96 96 recommendations | email to a friend
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Brooklyn teen has time to shine at Radio City Music Hall
Miles Hardamon will compete at The Garden of Dreams Talent Show 2018
Mar 06, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 74 74 recommendations | email to a friend
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