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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 | 222 222 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 | 92 92 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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Inaugural Culture Forward festival to kick off next month
The Downtown Brooklyn Partnership and the Downtown Brooklyn Arts Alliance recently announced the launch of Culture Forward
Sep 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 208 208 recommendations | email to a friend
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Diversity emphasized this season at Flushing Town Hall
Flushing Town Hall recently announced its upcoming Fall/Winter lineup, emphasizing on diverse culture and family-friendly programming.
Sep 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 240 240 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bringing books to life at Brooklyn Book Festival Children’s Day
Take your kids out for some educational fun this Saturday at the Brooklyn Book Festival’s Children’s Day.
Sep 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 239 239 recommendations | email to a friend
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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - September 14 - September 21
Entertainment events happening in Brooklyn and Queens
Sep 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 250 250 recommendations | email to a friend
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Beyond music, The Meadows is a destination for diverse cuisines
The Meadows might be the biggest festival in Queens for foodies.
Sep 05, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 251 251 recommendations | email to a friend
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Queens Theatre announces lineup for new season
The Queens Theatre is continuing to establish itself as an entertainment destination for Queens.
Sep 05, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 250 250 recommendations | email to a friend
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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - September 7 - September 14
Entertainment happening in Brooklyn and Queens
Sep 05, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 244 244 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fun in the sun at 22nd Annual Arthur Ashe Kids Day
The 22nd annual Arthur Ashe Kids Day at the US Open accomplished a jam-packed day of action.
Aug 29, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 262 262 recommendations | email to a friend
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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - August 31 - August 7
Events happening in Queens and Brooklyn
Aug 29, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 266 266 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sweet! Dessert Goals returns for summer festival
Dessert Goals, a festival dedicated to sugary and tasty treats, held its summer event this weekend in Williamsburg.
Aug 22, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 306 306 recommendations | email to a friend
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Queens Botanical Garden showcases ‘A World of Orchids’
The Queens Botanical Garden hosted the fourth annual weekend-long exhibit “Taiwan: A World of Orchids” last week.
Aug 22, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 278 278 recommendations | email to a friend
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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - August 24 - August 31
Entertainment events happening in Queens and Brooklyn
Aug 22, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 283 283 recommendations | email to a friend
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Indulge in Brooklyn’s Speakeasy Streets
If you’re looking for a night of fun and are interested in listening to a new style of music, head over to Bowery Electric to catch the debut performance of Brooklyn-based band Speakeasy Streets la...
Aug 15, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 309 309 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dessert Goals is back for its summer edition
The summer is getting a little bit sweeter.
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Kew Gardens film fest winners announced
The winners for the Kew Gardens Festival of Cinema were announced on the last day of the inaugural festival.
Aug 15, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 255 255 recommendations | email to a friend
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