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Astoria Characters: The Constant Creator
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Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Kevin’s a member of the Astoria-centric band Begorrah. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling A gentle mist is falling as Kevin Patrick Corrigan leans into his guitar and sta...
Astoria Characters: The Man Out To Heal the World
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Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Dave is working on his master’s degree. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling At the present moment, Dave Santander is sitting on a bench outside a café sipping herbal tea. ...
Astoria Characters: The Woman Living a Mindful Life
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Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Manaslu is from Nepal. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling As the morning sunlight streams in through the windows, Manaslu Gurung places a plump pillow in the center of th...
Astoria Characters: The Poet Who Lets Her Work Speak for Her
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Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Olena is the founder of Poets of Queens. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling Poets are known for their skillful economy of words, so it’s not surprising that Olena Jenning...
Astoria Characters: The Mobile-Meditation Maven
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Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Kristin is the founder of Calm City. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling Kristin Westbrook is sipping a cup of coffee and smiling, letting the morning light run its warm f...
Astoria Characters: The Bard of Baseball
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Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Porky is a lifelong baseball fan. Text and photos by Nancy A. Ruhling Porky McDonald has told the story of the disposing of Roy Riegel’s ashes dozens of times. They were d...
Astoria Characters: The Comeback Kid
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Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Greg behind the wheel. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling Greg Kritikos is pedaling his bicycle on 30 th Avenue near 42 nd Street. This is the place he grew up in, and ev...
Astoria Characters: The Driver of the Bright Blue Bus
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Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Annalisa is the founder of The Blue Bus Project. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling The bright blue school bus lumbers down Ditmars Boulevard like an old elephant, treadi...
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Who’s your public addy?
Here’s a question you won’t hear in any other city: Who is your public advocate? But in New York City, we are lucky that we have just such a post, so who is our public advocate? Well, that’s curren...
Mar 20, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 1024 1024 recommendations | email to a friend
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'Hero' is just another word for 'sandwich'
The political winds are fickle in New York City, goslings! A new Siena College poll out this week reveals that two-thirds of New York State voters now would gladly hand over $3 billion to Amazon if...
Mar 20, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 421 421 recommendations | email to a friend
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Where there’s smoke, there’s fire
Or rather, where there’s a smokehouse, there’s a business owner who is really upset with his local councilman. Amazon’s decision to suddenly abandon HQ2 sent shockwaves through the city’s business ...
Mar 12, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 437 437 recommendations | email to a friend
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Williams bests 16 in special election
Just 9 percent of the city’s voters turned out for last week special election for public advocate, were you one of them? In other words, in a city of over 8 million people, the person next in line ...
Mar 06, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 762 762 recommendations | email to a friend
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Parsing the numbers in the special election
We hope that you all made it out for the dry run of the election for public advocate, prepping for the real thing to start all over again in a couple of months. And the whole endeavor only cost tax...
Feb 27, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 507 507 recommendations | email to a friend
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With Amazon, the sign was always there
It’s going to be a long time before the outrage and/or celebration - depending on which side of the issue you sit - dissipates over Amazon’s decision to drop its plans to open a new campus in Long ...
Feb 20, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 540 540 recommendations | email to a friend
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PLanning for February 26
Last week, we shared a sample version of the bingo card...um, ballot...for the crowded special election for public advocate last this month. Well, this week we have the real thing so you can plan o...
Feb 13, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 523 523 recommendations | email to a friend
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Half of New Yorkers down on Cuomo
Blame failing mass transit, blame upstate financial scandals, blame his own smug attitude...but whatever it is, voters are increasingly dissatisfied with Governor Andrew Cuomo. A new poll from Sien...
Feb 13, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 609 609 recommendations | email to a friend
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Katz Gets Dems, Caban Gets Dem Socialists
Borough President Melinda Katz is poised to get the Democratic Party’s endorsement in her bid to replace Richard Brown as Queens district attorney, getting the nod over Assemblyman Rory Lancman and...
Feb 13, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 534 534 recommendations | email to a friend
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Candidate alleges “snakey” behavior by BOE
The ballot for the February 26th special election to fill the public advocate post vacated by new state attorney general Letitia James has been set, and it's a crowded field. In all, the list has b...
Feb 05, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 574 574 recommendations | email to a friend
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You could say it's been a 'long' run
After 30 years as head of the New York State Conservative Party, Michael Long announced that he would be stepping down. The party will hold elections next month to replace him. Long was born in Bro...
Jan 29, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 633 633 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ulrich labels Konst a 'left-wing nut'
Of all of the candidates running in the special election next month to replace Letitia James as public advocate, hands down the most unorthodox on the crowded ballot is Nomiki Konst. While most can...
Jan 22, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 661 661 recommendations | email to a friend
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Brown makes it official, stepping down as DA
Queens District Attorney Richard Brown has officially allowed the race to replace him to begin in earnest. Of course, it has been no secret that there are several people interested in replacing Bro...
Jan 16, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 613 613 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sliwa would remove himself from office if elected
Two candidates in the upcoming nonpartisan special election for public advocate on February 26 continue to try and make it a referendum on Republican credentials. Or at least one of them does. Curt...
Jan 09, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 670 670 recommendations | email to a friend
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Queens GOP feud crosses borough lines
Sorry Brooklyn, it looks like you're getting dragged into the middle of a long-running feud in the Queens County Republican Party. Over the weekend, the mayor announced that a special election to f...
Jan 03, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 646 646 recommendations | email to a friend
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