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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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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - February 1 - February 9
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Jan 31, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 80 80 recommendations | email to a friend
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Broadway Valentine takes the stage at Queens Theatre
Do you have anything planned for Valentine’s Day weekend? The Queens Theatre is putting on a unique show about love on Saturday, February 17 and Sunday, February 18.
Jan 25, 2018 | 1 1 comments | 78 78 recommendations | email to a friend
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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - January 25 - February 1
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Jan 25, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 102 102 recommendations | email to a friend
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Queens shines bright in new book by Joe DiStefano
You may think you know Queens, but there’s a good chance you haven’t heard of most of the quirky places listed in Joe DiStefano’s new book “111 Places in Queens That You Must Not Miss.”
Jan 16, 2018 | 1 1 comments | 85 85 recommendations | email to a friend
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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - January 18 - January 25
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Jan 16, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 69 69 recommendations | email to a friend
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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - January 11 - January 18
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Flushing Town Hall announces global-inspired lineup
Flushing Town Hall announced their winter-spring 2018 season and previewed performances illustrating some of the global arts that will be on display
Jan 11, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 79 79 recommendations | email to a friend
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BAM to host 32nd annual tribute to Martin Luther King Jr
On Martin Luther King Jr. Day, the Brooklyn Academy of Music will host its 32nd annual tribute to the late civil rights activist.
Jan 03, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 105 105 recommendations | email to a friend
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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - January 4 - January 11
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Addressing socio-economic instability through art
“Mel Chin: All Over the Place” is the first major presentation in New York City for the conceptual artist Mel Chin in more than 20 years.
Dec 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 116 116 recommendations | email to a friend
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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - December 28 - January 4
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Dec 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 76 76 recommendations | email to a friend
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5 Christmas houses to check out in Queens and Brooklyn
Sometimes the only thing you need to put you in the Christmas spirit is seeing a holiday house.
Dec 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 110 110 recommendations | email to a friend
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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - December 21 - December 28
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Dec 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 103 103 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kaufman Arts District celebrates the holidays with tree lighting
The Kaufman Arts District hosted its annual holiday tree lighting last Thursday in front of Kaufman Astoria Studios.
Dec 12, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 105 105 recommendations | email to a friend
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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - December 14 - December 21
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