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How to Clean a Diamond Ring the Right Way
Jun 19, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 45 45 recommendations | email to a friend
If you have been struggling to sell diamonds for top price, the chances are that you’ve been cleaning your ring incorrectly. Remember nothing can sell diamonds quite like that shiny sparkle and lus...
Astoria Characters: The Honey Harvesters
Jun 19, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Ashley and Nick are the owners of Astor Apiaries. Text and photos by Nancy A. Ruhling Nick Hoefly isn’t wearing gloves. His wife, Ashley , points this out as she pulls on ...
Texting and Driving FAQs
Jun 14, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 115 115 recommendations | email to a friend
Texting and Driving Is the Most Alarming Form of Distracted Driving Texting and driving includes reading text messages, emails or online material or writing or composing messages on a mobile device...
Misclassifying Workers as Independent Contractors
Jun 12, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 165 165 recommendations | email to a friend
How Would Your Small Business Fare with the IRS for Worker Status? Did you know that misclassifying workers is one of the top problems that small business owners face? Many small businesses hire in...
Astoria Characters: The Successful Actor You've Never Heard Of
Jun 12, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Neal is an actor and a lawyer. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling You’ve probably never heard of Neal Arluck . And it’s highly unlikely that you’d recognize his face. The...
Astoria Characters: The Illustrator
Jun 05, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 50 50 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Keiko is from Jakara, Indonesia. Text and photos by Nancy A. Ruhling “I like to collect things,” says Keiko Nabila . She mentions this as she walks past the floor-to-ceili...
Bringing Back the draft for young men 18 years of age
May 31, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
Why they should bring back the draft-specifically for men only at 18 years age. Too many young men still living at home with no job, no inspiration, no motivation, and just flat out existing. In my...
Astoria Characters: The Drummer Whose Heartbeat Is Science
May 29, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Greg is a pharmacist who plays the conga. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling For Greg Stein , everything started to come together about a decade ago. What happened was no...
Astoria Characters: Cadillac Man
May 22, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 92 92 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 | 610 610 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...

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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 | 302 302 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
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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 | 325 325 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 | 272 272 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 | 289 289 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 | 298 298 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 | 291 291 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 | 314 314 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 | 298 298 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 | 283 283 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 | 312 312 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.
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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - July 20 - July 27
Events happening in Queens and Brooklyn
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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 | 281 281 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bringing together police and community through theatre
On Saturday, July 15th, the Brooklyn Public Library will put on a production of “Antigone in Ferguson” in Brownsville in order to help bridge the growing divide between the community and law enforc...
Jul 11, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 297 297 recommendations | email to a friend
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