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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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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - August 17 - August 25
Entertainment events happening in Queens and Brooklyn
Aug 15, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 236 236 recommendations | email to a friend
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Glimpse into Arthur Ashe Kids' Day concert lineup
For kids, one of the most entertaining days of the U.S. Open is getting to see up-and-coming artists at the Arthur Ashe Kids’ Day.
Aug 08, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 261 261 recommendations | email to a friend
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Twisted Sister meets School of Rock All-stars in Brooklyn
Eddie “Fingers” Ojeda recently performed with the School of Rock AllStars at the Knitting Factory in Williamsburg
Aug 08, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 281 281 recommendations | email to a friend
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QCA fund aimed to help the arts
The Queens Council on the Arts is looking to help you with your next creative project.
Aug 08, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 278 278 recommendations | email to a friend
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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - August 10 - August 17
Entertainment events happening in Brooklyn and Queens
Aug 08, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 231 231 recommendations | email to a friend
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New comedy musical focuses on the modern dating life of a widow
The Curvy Widow is a new must-see musical comedy opening on Thursday, August 3.
Aug 02, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 249 249 recommendations | email to a friend
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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - August 3 - 10
Entertainment events happening in Brooklyn and Queens
Aug 02, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 261 261 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hip Hop Festival comes to Downtown Brooklyn
Downtown Brooklyn came alive on Thursday, July 13th, as the Brooklyn Hip Hop Festival made its way to the area for the first time.
Jul 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 253 253 recommendations | email to a friend
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Louis Armstrong museum to expand with new education center
Last week, a ground-breaking ceremony was held for the new 14,000 sq. ft. Louis Armstrong House Museum Education Center.
Jul 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 269 269 recommendations | email to a friend
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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - July 27 - August 3
Entertainment events happening in Brooklyn and Queens
Jul 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 255 255 recommendations | email to a friend
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Six Years Later: The ‘brotherhood’ remains for St. John’s basketball
DJ Kennedy, Paris Horne and Justin Burrell speak on their brotherhood and careers after their days at St. John's
Jul 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 242 242 recommendations | email to a friend
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Brooklyn Bridge Park is packed with activities through August
There’s still plenty of time left for summer. And there’s still plenty of entertainment going on at Brooklyn Bridge Park.
Jul 18, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 272 272 recommendations | email to a friend
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Flushing Town Hall hosts benefit concert
Flushing Town Hall will host a benefit concert on Friday, July 28, to support the continuation of funding for the arts and arts programming.
Jul 18, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 267 267 recommendations | email to a friend
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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - July 20 - July 27
Events happening in Queens and Brooklyn
Jul 18, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 258 258 recommendations | email to a friend
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‘American Idol’ alum on her anti-bullying program & debut EP
Casey McQuillen is a musician who sounds pretty exceptional and whose heart is even better.
Jul 11, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 241 241 recommendations | email to a friend
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