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NYC Bans Polystyrene Takeout Containers and Coffee Cups
Feb 19, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 41 41 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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Brooklyn teen has time to shine at Radio City Music Hall
Miles Hardamon will compete at The Garden of Dreams Talent Show 2018
Mar 06, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 399 399 recommendations | email to a friend
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St. Stan's Players perform 'Alice in Wonderland Jr.'
The St. Stans Players celebrates a 10th anniversary next year during the 2018-2019 season.
Mar 06, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 447 447 recommendations | email to a friend
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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - March 8 - March 15
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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 | 437 437 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 | 432 432 recommendations | email to a friend
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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - March 1 - March 8
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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 | 432 432 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 | 432 432 recommendations | email to a friend
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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - February 22 - March 1
Entertainment events happening in Queens and Brooklyn
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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 | 403 403 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 | 433 433 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 | 402 402 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.
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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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