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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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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - February 8 - February 15
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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - February 1 - February 9
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Broadway Valentine takes the stage at Queens Theatre
Do you have anything planned for Valentine’s Day weekend? The Queens Theatre is putting on a unique show about love on Saturday, February 17 and Sunday, February 18.
Jan 25, 2018 | 1 1 comments | 419 419 recommendations | email to a friend
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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - January 25 - February 1
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Queens shines bright in new book by Joe DiStefano
You may think you know Queens, but there’s a good chance you haven’t heard of most of the quirky places listed in Joe DiStefano’s new book “111 Places in Queens That You Must Not Miss.”
Jan 16, 2018 | 1 1 comments | 402 402 recommendations | email to a friend
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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - January 18 - January 25
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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - January 11 - January 18
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Flushing Town Hall announces global-inspired lineup
Flushing Town Hall announced their winter-spring 2018 season and previewed performances illustrating some of the global arts that will be on display
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BAM to host 32nd annual tribute to Martin Luther King Jr
On Martin Luther King Jr. Day, the Brooklyn Academy of Music will host its 32nd annual tribute to the late civil rights activist.
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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - January 4 - January 11
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Addressing socio-economic instability through art
“Mel Chin: All Over the Place” is the first major presentation in New York City for the conceptual artist Mel Chin in more than 20 years.
Dec 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 441 441 recommendations | email to a friend
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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - December 28 - January 4
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5 Christmas houses to check out in Queens and Brooklyn
Sometimes the only thing you need to put you in the Christmas spirit is seeing a holiday house.
Dec 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 443 443 recommendations | email to a friend
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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - December 21 - December 28
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Kaufman Arts District celebrates the holidays with tree lighting
The Kaufman Arts District hosted its annual holiday tree lighting last Thursday in front of Kaufman Astoria Studios.
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