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NYC Bans Polystyrene Takeout Containers and Coffee Cups
Feb 19, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 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 | 5 5 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 | 123 123 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 | 117 117 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 | 136 136 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 | 15 15 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 | 328 328 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 | 52 52 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 | 79 79 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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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - December 13 - December 20
Entertainment events happening around Queens and Brooklyn
Dec 12, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 244 244 recommendations | email to a friend
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Nature photographer shows off local neighborhood in new exhibit
Michael Fusco is known around the Forest Hills, Kew Gardens and Rego Park community for his extraordinary local photography.
Dec 05, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 251 251 recommendations | email to a friend
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Uniquely formed Black Seed Bagels are coming to Brooklyn
Black Seed Bagels, the modern day bagel shop steeped in old world tradition, will open its first Brooklyn location at 125 Court Street, between State and Atlantic in Cobble Hill, in early 2019.
Dec 05, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 235 235 recommendations | email to a friend
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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - December 6 - December 13
Weekly entertainment events happening in Queens and Brooklyn
Dec 05, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 237 237 recommendations | email to a friend
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Local artists create art piece to celebrate immigrants
Queens Council on the Arts' ArtSite Awardee, Yvonne Shortt recently installed a sculptural piece, “What We Carry,” at the Dunningham Triangle in Elmhurst.
Nov 27, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 281 281 recommendations | email to a friend
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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - November 29 - December 6
Weekly entertainment events happening in Brooklyn and Queens
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Sacred Music Society of Our Lady Queen of Martyrs Church to perform Christmas concert
The Sacred Music Society of Our Lady Queen of Martyrs Church in Forest Hills will present their Annual Christmas Concert on Sunday, December 9 at 4 p.m. under the artistic direction of Maestro Davi...
Nov 27, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 232 232 recommendations | email to a friend
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Queens Emerging Artists Business Prize to award $10,000 to local artists
This is a scholarship opportunity for High School to Art School students and alumni. The contest will award a total of $10,000 to seven emerging artists.
Nov 27, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 215 215 recommendations | email to a friend
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Queen Tribute Band to Perform at Kupferberg Center for the Arts
David Bowie once said, “Of all the more theatrical rock performers, Freddie [Mercury] took it further than the rest... he took it over the edge. He was definitely a man who could hold an audience i...
Nov 01, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 313 313 recommendations | email to a friend
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Candytopia extends run in NYC location
If your kids didn’t get enough of a sugar rush on Halloween, they might be excited to hear that Candytopia has extended its New York City run.
Oct 30, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 308 308 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mexican-American holiday show coming to Sunnyside
Thalia Spanish Theatre is teaming up with Calpulli Mexican Dance Company for a new production coming to Sunnyside in late November.
Oct 30, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 310 310 recommendations | email to a friend
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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - November 1 - November 8
Entertainment events happening in Queens and Brooklyn
Oct 30, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 260 260 recommendations | email to a friend
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Gilberto Santa Rosa to Perform at Kupferberg Center for the Arts
On October 27th, six-time Grammy-Award winning salsa singer Gilberto Santa Rosa will perform at Kupferberg Center for the Arts at Queens College.
Oct 25, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 274 274 recommendations | email to a friend
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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - October 18 - October 25
Entertainment events happening in Queens and Brooklyn
Oct 16, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 260 260 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dessert Goals is back with Instagram-worthy treats
If you have a major sweet tooth, Dessert Goals might just be your paradise.
Oct 16, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 278 278 recommendations | email to a friend
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