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Astoria Characters: Miss Edie at Broadway Dance Studio
Sep 18, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 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 | 23 23 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 | 22 22 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 | 145 145 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 | 26 26 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 | 299 299 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 | 609 609 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 | 645 645 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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Who is Crazy Eddie?
We were digging around our archives again this week and came up with this beauty. We have no idea who “Crazy Eddie” is or what he did to make these nice ladies so angry that they felt the need to p...
Jun 30, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 401 401 recommendations | email to a friend
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Massey's support comes with no strings
We guess there's no hard feelings about that whole “endorsing my opponent” thing! Last week, we wrote about the choice of some rank-and-file members of the Queens County Republican Party to buck th...
Jun 27, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 446 446 recommendations | email to a friend
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Queens GOP members buck leadership
The Queens County Republican Party can't seem to get on the same page...again. The county party, led by former congressman Bob Turner, officially announced its support for mayoral candidate Paul Ma...
Jun 20, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 399 399 recommendations | email to a friend
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Now That's What I Call Music! Volum 4
State Senator Daniel Squadron of Brooklyn had his annual performance on the floor of the State Legislature last week. Since 2014, Squadron has been trying to reform the state's ticket resale laws, ...
Jun 13, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 403 403 recommendations | email to a friend
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Source: Vallone challenger on Reform line
It looks like a challenger for a City Council seat in northeast Queens will be on the ballot in November whether or not he wins the Democratic Primary. Paul Graziano is running against Councilman P...
Jun 06, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 332 332 recommendations | email to a friend
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Celebrating a new bus line
We were digging through our archives again this past week, and came across this undated ribbon-cutting for a new bus,or perhaps a new bus line, we’re not sure. Maybe it was transportation to and fr...
Jun 06, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 345 345 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mayor gets a Bronx cheer in Queens
The Little Neck-Douglaston Memorial Day Parade has become one of the most popular in the borough, if not the entire city. Because of that, it's becoming a must-visit for elected officials, especial...
May 30, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 382 382 recommendations | email to a friend
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Why are we supporting Deputy Chief Joseph Borelli?
We came across this mystery photo in our archives this week, and thought we would throw it out to our readers to see if they can help provide some context. Let start with, who is Deputy Chief Josep...
May 24, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 372 372 recommendations | email to a friend
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Race for mayor becomes a little clearer
It looks like it won't only be Mayor Bill de Blasio who has a Republican challenger this election season. Michael Faulkner has withdrawn his name from the ballot in the Republican Primary, and will...
May 16, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 347 347 recommendations | email to a friend
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Two men down, one to go
We ran this undated photo last week that we found in our archives asking outr readers to help us identify the three men in the photo with former Queens borough president Claire Shulman. We received...
May 10, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 328 328 recommendations | email to a friend
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Three men and a lady
We headed back into the archives and pulled out this photo of what looks like a land use discussion at Borough Hall. That is of course former Queens borough president Claire Shulman with three gent...
May 03, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 315 315 recommendations | email to a friend
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De Blasio versus ‘the party of Trump’
Last week, Councilman Eric Ulrich threw his support behind controversial mayoral candidate Bo Dietl, whose brash and outspoken style has drawn comparisons to President Donald Trump, a comparison Di...
May 03, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 325 325 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ulrich supports 'Anyone But Bill de Blasio?'
An elected official considered to be a rising star in the Queens County Republican Party – and citywide, for that matter – has thrown his support behind a candidate for mayor who isn't even registe...
Apr 25, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 429 429 recommendations | email to a friend
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Revisiting the good old bad days of NYC
We ran this undated photo from our archives last week asking readers to help us identify the people and any other information they could provide, and longtime readers Larry Penner and Jeff Gottlieb...
Apr 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 391 391 recommendations | email to a friend
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The good old bad days of NYC
We came across this snapshot while digging though our unarchived photos recently, a pretty stark reminder of what the subways used to look like back when New York City was caught in the throes of a...
Apr 11, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 352 352 recommendations | email to a friend
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