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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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Fall into Fitness event brings the fitness world together
The event, which benefited sports-related nonprofits, featured a mix of Brooklyn artists and social media influencers.
Nov 02, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 96 96 recommendations | email to a friend
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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - November 2 - November 9
Entertainment events happening in Queens and Brooklyn
Nov 02, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 67 67 recommendations | email to a friend
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Boo-tiful Halloween events in Brooklyn & Queens
Even though Halloween will be on a Tuesday this year, there are still plenty of events happening around Brooklyn and Queens all week long.
Oct 24, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 109 109 recommendations | email to a friend
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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - October 26 - November 2
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Oct 24, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 113 113 recommendations | email to a friend
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Catch a distinct rendition of ‘Much Ado’ in Ridgewood
Shakespeare fans can attend a free production of the comedy “Much Ado About Nothing” in Ridgewood this Sunday.
Oct 17, 2017 | 2 2 comments | 108 108 recommendations | email to a friend
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MOFAD to host ‘Feast and Festivals’
The Museum of Food and Drink will host “Feasts and Festivals,” a new photography exhibition and program series depicting food and drink’s central role in celebrations across the globe.
Oct 17, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 127 127 recommendations | email to a friend
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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - October 19 - October 26
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‘Younger’ star Nico Tortorella to lead Pajama Walk
Would you wear your pajamas across the Brooklyn Bridge for a good cause?
Oct 10, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 137 137 recommendations | email to a friend
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Brian Selznick-inspired screening series at MoMI
The Museum of the Moving Image will present a new screening series, “Inspiring Wonderstruck,” based on children’s illustrator Brian Selznick’s art.
Oct 10, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 148 148 recommendations | email to a friend
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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - October 12 - October 19
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Open House New York celebrates 15 years
It’s been 15 years of the architectural festival Open House New York Weekend and to celebrate, Open House New York will open more than 200 buildings across the five boroughs.
Oct 05, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 159 159 recommendations | email to a friend
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Brooklyn coffee roasting facility opens it doors to the public
Coffee enthusiasts, ever wanted to visit a state-of-the-art coffee roasting facility?
Oct 03, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 174 174 recommendations | email to a friend
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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - October 5 - October 12
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Oct 03, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 154 154 recommendations | email to a friend
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Music, food and social media frenzy: The Meadows 2017
The Meadows took over Citi Field for a second straight year.
Sep 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 226 226 recommendations | email to a friend
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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - September 21 - October 28
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