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Astoria Characters: Miss Edie at Broadway Dance Studio
Sep 18, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 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 | 20 20 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 | 144 144 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 | 24 24 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 | 23 23 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 | 296 296 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 | 49 49 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 | 603 603 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 | 330 330 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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DA Brown 'excused' from golf outing
The health of Queens District Attorney Richard Brown has been a topic of conversation as of late, and the rumors only intensified this week after he was a no-show honoree at a golf event hosted by ...
Oct 04, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 210 210 recommendations | email to a friend
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Turner out as GOP chair
Bob Turner's tenure as head of the Queens County Republican Party came to an end last week. Party members voted overwhelmingly to elect Joann Ariola to replace the former congressman. Ariola is pre...
Oct 04, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 229 229 recommendations | email to a friend
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Final chapter for Weiner? Doubtful
Another chapter in the long, tragic fall of Anthony Weiner comes to a close and another begins. That new chapter is a 21-month sentence in prison for exchanging lewd messages with a 15-year-old gir...
Sep 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 251 251 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dillon on Dillon
Last month, we ran a photo of a poster we found on the side of a newspaper box advertising a congressional candidate named James J. Dillon, with little other information. After some Internet sleuth...
Sep 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 322 322 recommendations | email to a friend
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The Origins of St. Nicks, Part II
Last week, we shared part of an email we received from Michael Rochford, executive director of St. Nicks Alliance in north Brooklyn, who helped us fill in a lot of the details surrounding this unda...
Sep 05, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 328 328 recommendations | email to a friend
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The origins of St. Nicks Alliance
A couple of weeks ago we shared this undated photo from the archives with our readers, requesting any information they may be able to provide. A number of people identified the man in the middle as...
Aug 30, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 360 360 recommendations | email to a friend
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City Council hopeful is breaking the chains
When Councilwoman Julissa Ferreras-Copeland announced that she would be stepping down from her Queens City Council seat, she really laid the groundwork for this year's most contentious primary race...
Aug 23, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 358 358 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mystery challenger to Crowley?
It looks like someone is going to be facing a challenger for their congressional seat this year! Of course, we don't have any idea who that incumbent might be. We spotted this poster last week on a...
Aug 16, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 374 374 recommendations | email to a friend
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Reverend Vetro & Cousin Brucie
We ran this photo from our archives last week, asking for help identifying the people in the photo with former assemblyman Vito Lopez (far right). Two readers, Pauline Ruggiero and Bobby Scheer, re...
Aug 08, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 423 423 recommendations | email to a friend
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Assemblyman Vito Lopez and...
We were rooting through our photo archives again, and found this undated photo among them. We recognize at least one person at this check presentation, and that is the man on the far right. He is, ...
Aug 01, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 412 412 recommendations | email to a friend
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Getting to the bottom of Crazy Eddie
A couple of week ago we ran this undated photo we found in our archives and asked our readers for ideas on what might be going on. Well, a number of you emailed with information on Crazy Eddie, wit...
Jul 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 416 416 recommendations | email to a friend
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City Hall moves operations to Queens
Mayor Bill de Blasio has been taking his administration on the road, decamping city offices to one of the city's outer boroughs for a week, focusing on issues important to that borough and holding ...
Jul 18, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 438 438 recommendations | email to a friend
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Because $100,000 is a whole lot more than nothing
Last week, we touched on the somewhat peculiar race for City Council between Councilman Peter Koo and challenger Alison Tan. Tan is the wife of Assemblyman Ron Kim, who is (was?) a member in good s...
Jul 17, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 447 447 recommendations | email to a friend
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'The better half' challenging Peter Koo
There's a number of City Council members this year who are not only facing Republican challengers, but also challengers from within their own party. To name a few, there is Jen Berkley, who is runn...
Jul 11, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 448 448 recommendations | email to a friend
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Massey’s decision all about the Benjamins
It appears that big money has claimed another mayoral candidate. Republican candidate Paul Massey stunned political insiders when he announced last week that he, too, would be dropping out of the m...
Jul 02, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 399 399 recommendations | email to a friend
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