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Astoria Characters: The Woman Whose Life Is in Limbo
Dec 11, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Saneun is from South Korea. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling Saneun Hwang rummages through her tote bag until she finds a thick white book. She places it on the coffee ...
SPECIAL BUSINESS RECOGNITION AWARD
Dec 10, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
Goes to Grand Spectacle, Inc. on Grand Avenue, Maspeth,NY RATED 5 ***** STARS-GUARANTEED SATISFACTION! Service, manners, and respect for the Community residents who frequent their business at 66-60...
BAKERY BUSINESS SOLD-NEXT IS AUTOBODY SHOP
Dec 07, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 61 61 recommendations | email to a friend
 AUTOBODYSHOP-MIDDLE VILLAGE,NY 11379 OWNER RETIRING AFTER 46 YEARS. ASKING $179K OWNER WILL HOLD NOTE WITH HALF DOWN. MODERN FACILITY,TWO LIFTS, AND PAINTROOM. RENT $7,500 (PAY ONE MONTH'S RENT AS...
Astoria Characters: The Chef Behind Chip Cookies
Dec 04, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Andrea created Chip NYC’s signature crunchy-gooey cookies. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling Wearing silver mitts that stretch to her elbows, Andrea Prunella pulls a tra...
TWO BUSINESSES FOR SALE IN MIDDLE VILLAGE,NY
Dec 03, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 105 105 recommendations | email to a friend
Two businesses for sale in Middle Village, NY 11379 Hardship sales and must sell! TAKE ADVANTAGE   1) BAKERY -ON METROPOLITAN AVENUE, RECENTLY RENOVATED, OPERATING WITH NEW LEASE. NAME:SYRENA'S   N...
40 EARTHQUAKES SO FAR IN 2018
Dec 01, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 136 136 recommendations | email to a friend
10 MORE EARTHQUAKES SO FAR COMPARED TO 2017 40 TOTAL EARTHQUAKES TO DATE IN 2018 CLIMATE CHANGES IN 2018 HAVE BEEN SOMEWHAT DEVASTATING TO DATE ALL OVER THE WORLD IS THERE A CONNECTION BETWEEN EART...
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Astoria Characters: The Warrior of the Waterways
Nov 27, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Clare is the vice president of Green Shores NYC. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling Clare Doyle , candy-apple red hair flitting about in the breeze, is standing on Shore ...
Astoria Characters: The Thanks-Giving Guy
Nov 20, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 62 62 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Chick-N-Soup is at 30-12 Astoria Blvd. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling When Lou Romano Trujillo looks out over the tables at Chick-N-Soup, all he can think of is his g...
Have You Suffered from a Catastrophic Injury?
Nov 16, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 356 356 recommendations | email to a friend
Why Is Legal Help Vital for Catastrophic Injuries? People who suffer from catastrophic injuries are typically saddled with exorbitant medical costs, lost income and other financial hardships. Howev...

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Where there's Wills, there's a way
When God closes one door, he opens another...sometimes for somebody else. The corruption conviction of former councilman Ruben Wills opened up a spot on the City Council for a new face, and jumping...
Jan 17, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 305 305 recommendations | email to a friend
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A look at this year's Tony Award recipients
Another year has come to end, and it's that time that we take stock of the best (and in some cases, the worst) that the previous year had to offer. In the world of entertainment that means self-con...
Jan 11, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 281 281 recommendations | email to a friend
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Voters Go Crazy About a Sharp-Dressed Pol, Part II
Last week we started to bring you the dapper elected officials who made Brad “Gersty” Gerstman's 5th Annual Best-Dressed Politicians List Gerstman is a founding partner of Gotham Government Relatio...
Jan 03, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 291 291 recommendations | email to a friend
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Voters go crazy about a sharp-dressed man
It's that time of the year when critics, pundits, Youtube stars, and average Twitter users with too much time on their hands start compiling their year-end “best of” lists, ranking everything from ...
Dec 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 309 309 recommendations | email to a friend
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Speaker race in Crowley's corner
There's a big political race going on in New York City right now, but the voters don't have any say in it. In January, the 51 members of the City Council will vote for a new speaker, as Melissa Mar...
Dec 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 294 294 recommendations | email to a friend
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A big reveal from the photo archives
We went back into our archives and found this photo of what appears to be a street renaming. The interesting thing about it is that they are revealing two street signs, instead of just one as is ge...
Dec 05, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 267 267 recommendations | email to a friend
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What's in an email address anyway?
Have you ever desperately wanted to be something you're not? Perhaps you've always dreamed of being the lead singer in a rock band that regularly sells out sports arenas? Or maybe you've always wan...
Nov 28, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 300 300 recommendations | email to a friend
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From the chair to a sitting judge
We ran this undated photo from our archives over a month ago asking our readers for help identifying some of the people in it and possibly even the cause of celebration. We got several responses ab...
Nov 21, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 275 275 recommendations | email to a friend
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Why isn't anybody covering me?
Community journalism has been front and center lately with news of the collapse of the website DNAinfo and Gothamist, shuttered by a fickle publisher with an eye on the bottom line. Picking up the ...
Nov 14, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 266 266 recommendations | email to a friend
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Anybody can reach voters already in the U.S.
A couple of times over the past few months we’ve written about James Dillon, whose campaign posters we started noticing along Queens Boulevard. Dillon is running against Congressman Joseph Crowley ...
Nov 08, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 304 304 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sunnyside pol gets poke from GOP upstart
That little loophole in the term limit provision allows Jimmy Van Bramer to seek a third term for the City Council seat in the 26th District, which include Woodside, Sunnyside, Long Island City and...
Oct 31, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 283 283 recommendations | email to a friend
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The four men on the right
We ran this undated photo from our archives last week, asking readers to help us identify some of the folks in the photo. Longtime readers Jeff Gottlieb and Larry Penner responded, as did Victoria ...
Oct 25, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 278 278 recommendations | email to a friend
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Prof takes former student to task
A couple of weeks ago, there was a major shake up in the Queens County Republican Party. Former congressman Bob Turner, who has served as party chairman since 2005, was voted out at the party’s re-...
Oct 18, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 278 278 recommendations | email to a friend
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Jimmy from College Point is voting for...
In September, Paul Graziano nearly pulled off an upset by defeating incumbent Paul Vallone in the 19th Council District, which includes most of northeast Queens, from College Point to the Nassau Co...
Oct 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 313 313 recommendations | email to a friend
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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 | 340 340 recommendations | email to a friend
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