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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 - May 31 - June 7
Entertainment events happening in Queens and Brooklyn
May 30, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 356 356 recommendations | email to a friend
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Indoor tribute held for Ragtime composer Scott Joplin
Despite rain showers, dozens gathered at St. Michael's Cemetery to celebrate famous ragtime composer Scott Joplin with an indoor concert last Saturday.
May 22, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 408 408 recommendations | email to a friend
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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - May 24 - May 31
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May 22, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 386 386 recommendations | email to a friend
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Celebrate your mom on Mother's Day in Brooklyn & Queens
Show your mom how much you care and love her with a memorable experience or special treat this Mother’s Day.
May 10, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 445 445 recommendations | email to a friend
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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - May 10 - May 17
Entertainment events happening Queens and Brooklyn
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Plaxall's Third Annual "Plastique Trois"
By Natalie Rios nrios@queensledger.com This May, as a part of the LIC Arts Open, Plaxall, a family run plastics company is asking local artists to step outside of their standard medium at the "Plas...
May 10, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 439 439 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sakura Matsuri returns to Brooklyn Botanic Garden
The Brooklyn Botanic Garden’s famed cherry blossom festival, Sakura Matsuri, returned this weekend. Though many of the trees were still in pre-bloom stages, the festival celebrating traditional and...
May 01, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 427 427 recommendations | email to a friend
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Celebrating the legacy of Louis Armstrong
The Queens Library, Louis Armstrong Museum and the Kupferberg Center of the Arts have come together to launch a celebration of the 50th anniversary of Armstrong’s “What a Wonderful World” in all 62...
May 01, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 391 391 recommendations | email to a friend
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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - May 3 - May 10
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May 01, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 442 442 recommendations | email to a friend
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Queens New Music Festival returns to the borough
The 7th annual Queens New Music Festival is making its way to Long Island City this May.
Apr 25, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 440 440 recommendations | email to a friend
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A display of Latin American culture at Flushing Meadows Corona Park
Several organizations joined the Corona Library for a cultural Earth Day event at Flushing Meadows Corona Park on Saturday.
Apr 25, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 450 450 recommendations | email to a friend
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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - April 26- May 3
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Apr 25, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 443 443 recommendations | email to a friend
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CrossCurrent V brings Asian dance to Flushing
On Sunday, April 15, the Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company collaborated with the Queens College Dance Program for the CrossCurrent V dance series in Flushing.
Apr 17, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 394 394 recommendations | email to a friend
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Glendale art show displays work from 13 local artists
On Saturday, April 7, the Glendale Maspeth Methodist Church hosted an art show that showcased 13 of Glendale’s best artists.
Apr 17, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 509 509 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fly into spring with kite festival at Brooklyn Bridge Park
Get your kites ready.
Apr 17, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 411 411 recommendations | email to a friend
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