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How to Clean a Diamond Ring the Right Way
Jun 19, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - March 8 - March 15
Entertainment events happening around Brooklyn and Queens
Mar 06, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 112 112 recommendations | email to a friend
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Maul turns male apologies into funny songs in honor of #metoo
After seeing comedian Louis C.K.’s apology statement, the Brooklyn-based comedian decided to honor the #metoo movement by turning male apologies into powerful and funny songs.
Feb 27, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 141 141 recommendations | email to a friend
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More than Keywords with “In Terms of Performance”
Published by the Arts Research Center at University of California and The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage, a new artistic online forum will be showcased at BAM this spring.
Feb 27, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 151 151 recommendations | email to a friend
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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - March 1 - March 8
Entertainment events happening in Brooklyn and Queens
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Celebrating “Peace and Love” in Jamaica
As part of its Black History Month celebration, the Jamaica Center for Arts and Learning (JCAL) is hosting the “Peace and Love” exhibition.
Feb 21, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 127 127 recommendations | email to a friend
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Find out who wins the title of Charcuterie Master in Flushing
Get ready for the meatiest night in New York City.
Feb 21, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 124 124 recommendations | email to a friend
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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - February 22 - March 1
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Looking back at a “Night of Philosophy and Ideas”
The annual collaborative event between the Brooklyn Public Library and the French Embassy, known as the “Night of Philosophy and Ideas” on January 27, brought philosophers, musicians, artists and a...
Feb 14, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 110 110 recommendations | email to a friend
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Upcoming Queens College series to feature renowned playwrights
The Queens College Evening Readings, one of the most prestigious literary series in the city, will feature six renowned playwrights and a National Book Critics’ Circle Award winning author.
Feb 14, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 123 123 recommendations | email to a friend
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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - February 15 - February 22
Entertainment events happening in Queens and Brooklyn
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Black Artstory Month celebrates the past and looks to the future
Black Artstory Month has returned for the sixth year and it’s a series that you shouldn’t miss.
Feb 07, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 108 108 recommendations | email to a friend
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8 fun date ideas to do with your Valentine this week
If you’re looking for some entertainment on the biggest “date night” of the year, you need not look further than the numerous Valentine’s Day events happening in Queens and Brooklyn.
Feb 07, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 141 141 recommendations | email to a friend
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What are the trending toys in 2018?
While the event is trade only, and not opened to the public, the Toy Association shared some scoop on the biggest trends of 2018 in the world of toys.
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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - February 8 - February 15
Entertainment events happening in Queens and Brooklyn
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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - February 1 - February 9
Entertainment events happening in Queens and Brooklyn
Jan 31, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 113 113 recommendations | email to a friend
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