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Astoria Characters: The Accent Adjustor
Jul 18, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
PHOTO BY NANCY A. RUHLING Liz is a speech-language pathologist. Text and photos by Nancy A. Ruhling Liz Schwartz   is sitting on her living room sofa talking about effective communication. She spea...
NEW YORK FIFA — THE FREELANCE ISN’T FREE ACT
Jul 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
by   Stephen D. Hans   | Jul 6, 2017 |   Employment Defense Attorney ,   The Freelance Isn’t Free Act What does FIFA mean for business owners? Small business owners in New York City already are und...
NYC Carwash Law Ruled Illegal Due to Promoting Unionization
Jul 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
Recently a NY federal judge ruled that the NYC Carwash law was illegal because it promoted unionization of carwashes.   In 2015, the NYC Council passed a law to regulate car wash businesses. The Co...
What Is a Consequential Injury in a Workers’ Compensation Case?
Jul 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
by   Pyrros & Serres LLP   |   Jun 29, 2017 Understanding Consequential Injuries in Workers’ Compensation Cases New York City | Queens | Brooklyn | Bronx Workers’ Compensation Lawyers In the afterm...
Deadly Truck Accident in Long Island City, Queens
Jul 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
by   Sackstein Sackstein & Lee, LLP   |   Jul 7, 2017 On Saturday, June 24 around 6:00 a.m., a car crashed into a tractor-trailer in Long Island City, Queens. According to   CBS New York   , the dr...
Milo Yiannopoulos Sues Simon & Schuster – Bet They Wish They Had a Morals Clause, but What’s a Morals Clause?
Jul 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 63 63 recommendations | email to a friend
by   Bill Cafaro   |   Jul 11, 2017   | According to the   lawsuit   he filed on Friday, July 7, 2017, Simon & Schuster refused to publish his most recent book,   Dangerous , because of allegations...
Astoria Characters: The Woman Who's Mastered the Business of Art
Jul 11, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Marci is the owner of The Paint Place at 31-21 31st St. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling The room is filled with folding tables whose tops are clad in sheets of black p...
Astoria Characters: The Mom in Charge of Kids and Cakes
Jul 04, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
PHOTO BY NANCY A. RUHLING Renée devotes her life and career to children. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling When   Renée Edwards   opens the bright blue IKEA shopping bag, a big smile breaks acros...
Astoria Characters: The Guy Who's At Your Service
Jun 27, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
It was a driver’s license that determined   Jaime Jinete’ s future. Jaime, the owner of   Nicole’s Cleaners , didn’t know much English when he came to America, but he was fluent when it came to the...
Astoria Characters: The Guy Who Wants To Help You Succeed
Jun 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Andre’s the organizing director of Zone 126. Text and photos by Nancy A. Ruhling Please, whatever you do, don’t say “project.” Andre T. Stith (that’s Smith with a T instea...

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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - October 20 - October 27
Entertainment events happening in Brooklyn and Queens
Oct 18, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 491 491 recommendations | email to a friend
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Queens baker takes on “Cake Wars”
A Queens-based pastry chef will be featured on tonight’s episode of Food Network’s “Cake Wars.”
Oct 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 361 361 recommendations | email to a friend
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Moving Image to expand family programs
The Museum of the Moving Image in Astoria has been awarded a grant in the amount of $149,585 from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS)
Oct 11, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 479 479 recommendations | email to a friend
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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - October 13 - October 20
Art “Who Shot Sports: A Photographic History, 1843 to the Present” pop-up shop - Thurs, Oct. 13 - 11 am - 6 pm - The shop, built to mimic a boxing ring, will offer products from Opening Ceremony’s ...
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The Meadows brings stars and fanfare to Queens
Music, art and food collided last weekend at the inaugural festival at Citi Field.
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Artists exhibit at Group Art Shows for fall
Brooklyn and art go together like peanut butter and jelly, and the Brooklyn Waterfront Artists Coalition is continuing to showcase promising work from the talented artists who call Brooklyn home th...
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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - September 29 - October 6
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Sep 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 395 395 recommendations | email to a friend
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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - September 22 - September 29
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What a refugee camp looks like with Doctors Without Borders' "Forced From Home"
The interactive exhibition “Forced from Home” at the New York Hall of Science on Friday
Sep 16, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 450 450 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rockapella brings nostalgia to Brooklyn
Rockapella is returning to New York City for their only Brooklyn performance this year.
Sep 13, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 443 443 recommendations | email to a friend
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Understanding refugees & displaced populations at Forced from Home exhibit
The international humanitarian organization, Doctors Without Borders, is bringing their interactive “Forced From Home” exhibition to Queens.
Sep 13, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 370 370 recommendations | email to a friend
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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - September 15 - September 22
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Historic Flushing institution dazzles with fall lineup
Last Tuesday, Flushing Town Hall staff and performers joined Assemblyman Ron Kim and Councilman Peter Koo to announce the historic venue’s fall lineup.
Sep 06, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 297 297 recommendations | email to a friend
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"Secrets & Liars" gives us Brooklyn's "Pretty Little Liars"
With last week's summer finale of Freeform’s hit murder-mystery show, Pretty Little Liars, you may be wondering what are you going to do with your time.
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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - September 8 - September 15
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