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Astoria Characters: Miss Edie at Broadway Dance Studio
Sep 18, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling   Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling   As the little leotarded girls arrive for the 10 a.m. tap class at Broadway Dance Studio , Edie Bongiovi greets them at the front de...
Astoria Characters: The Neon Guy
Sep 11, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Kenny is the owner of Krypton Neon. Photos and text by Nancy A. Ruhling When he reaches the end of the dark, tunnel-like hallway, Kenny Greenberg switches on the signs. Lu...
A dining experience you can’t refuse!
Sep 08, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
BLEND on the water 4540 Center Blvd., Long Island City, NY11109 Take the time and experience a great atmosphere,  with very good food, that will make you feel like you are on vacation at the same t...
How Paper And Color Can Make You Dream. Exclusive Interview With Artist Adele Rahte.
Sep 04, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 153 153 recommendations | email to a friend
  Interview by Tiziano Thomas Dossena I met Adele Rahte at the beautiful Harlem house of a common friend, the soprano Lauren Flanigan. The conversation soon turned from music (we had just the fortu...
Astoria Characters: The Puppeteer and the Producer
Sep 04, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Allison, who doesn’t have a Southern accent, is from Alabama. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling It happened at a summer camp in the Catskills. It’s where Mike and Alliso...
Astoria Characters: The Yogini Who Is Happie
Aug 28, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Lisa is the owner of The Happie House. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling Kicking off her slip-on sneakers, Lisa Samuels steps into a small space that is the color of sun...
Construction Accidents Involving Falls from Heights
Aug 21, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 308 308 recommendations | email to a friend
Why Are Falls from Heights So Significant in New York City? New York takes construction accidents involving falls from heights very seriously. In fact, the NY State Legislature passed the Scaffold ...
Astoria Characters: The Guy Who Colors Outside the Lines
Aug 21, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Zach has been drawing for nearly a quarter century. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling Every morning, Zach McCurdy sketches. He draws lines for a living, and this routine...
Sackstein Sacktein & Lee, LLP Sponsors the SUMAQ Peruvian Food Festival
Aug 16, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 618 618 recommendations | email to a friend
August 25–26, 2018: the SUMAQ Peruvian Food Festival in Nassau County on Long Island This year, Sackstein Sackstein & Lee, LLP takes pride in being the lead sponsor of the SUMAQ Peruvian Food Festi...
Why You Have Legal Rights in Construction Accidents Involving Falling Objects
Aug 16, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 345 345 recommendations | email to a friend
Can Injured workers and families who have lost their loved ones pursue lawsuits? By December of 2017, a construction site at 61 Ninth Avenue in Chelsea had been repeatedly cited for construction co...

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On Father's Day, I was Campaigning for my Wife
One evening, my wife Jessica Ramos and I hosted a phone bank in our apartment. When I had a caller on the line, he said he thought Jessica sounded like the right person to represent our community i...
Jun 20, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 69 69 recommendations | email to a friend
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School Safety Should Not Be a Political Issue
June is National Student Safety Month, and the topic could never be more important or relevant. Protecting our students – especially as recent tragedies have highlighted the need to review school s...
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Exercise your right to vote on June 26
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Jun 19, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 76 76 recommendations | email to a friend
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Avoiding unlawful presence
Last month, Citizen and Immigration Services (USCIS) issued a new policy memorandum that changes the way the agency will determine the accrual of unlawful presence for students in F, J, M status an...
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Don't let state eliminate FAR cap
There is a bill before the state legislature that would eliminate the cap on the floor-area ratio for new construction. What does that mean? Each zoning classification has a floor-area ratio (FAR) ...
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NAFTA Supplies America with Energy and Power
The Trump Administration unveiled an agenda for "energy dominance" shortly after taking office, promising to curb the global influence of countries like Russia and China with American energy export...
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Time for a real discussion on specialized high schools
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Do I really need a broker?
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Urge Congress to support bill to fight Alzheimer's
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More NYC school zones need speed cameras
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Legislature Needs to Help All Child Sex Abuse Victims
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Celebrate contributions, discuss struggles of Asian-Americans
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New Teacher Evaluation Plan Isn't New
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Queens is booming, but who is left behind?
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Fund Fair Fares, senior housing in city budget
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