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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
Dec 31, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 76 76 recommendations | email to a friend
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
Dec 24, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
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
Dec 17, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 123 123 recommendations | email to a friend
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
Dec 03, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 53 53 recommendations | email to a friend
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...
DIVERSE REAL ESTATE IS JUST THAT*DIVERSE*
Dec 01, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 162 162 recommendations | email to a friend
Interview with 40 year experienced Broker, Mr. Jim Turano of DIVERSE REAL ESTATE. 73-12 Metropolitan Avenue, Middle Village, NY. REPUTATION AND SELECTIONS TO ACCOMMODATE EVERY BUYER. DIVERSE REAL E...
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Bill Manolios, Bryant High School
Bill Manolios started off his career as a teacher at William Cullen Bryant High School in Long Island City 24 years ago. His teaching journey took him to other schools in different boroughs, but wh...
Jun 18, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 1135 1135 recommendations | email to a friend
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Victoria Adler, Clean Energy Queens
A new group in Queens is hoping to make the borough a model for clean energy. Clean Energy Queens, which was co-founded just two months ago by Victoria Adler, is an offshoot of the Sierra Club. Adl...
Jun 11, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 1314 1314 recommendations | email to a friend
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Jack Esterson, Think! Architecture & Design
Syracuse native Jack Esterson was raised to always give back and help others. “My parents instilled that in me,” he said. “My politics are very much aligned with that.” He graduated from Pratt Inst...
Jun 05, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 1366 1366 recommendations | email to a friend
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Antoine Lewis, KIPP AMP
Growing up in Baltimore, Antoine Lewis always had access to playgrounds. Some were beautiful and complete, while others were just a swing set or a broken-down basketball hoop. “We would put up a cr...
May 28, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 1023 1023 recommendations | email to a friend
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Martin Maher, Brooklyn Parks Commissioner
When Martin Maher was named the new Brooklyn Parks Commissioner in February 2017, he had already registered 18 years as the chief of staff for the Brooklyn office. A longtime veteran of the Parks D...
May 22, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 1435 1435 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dr. Do Lee, Biking Public Project
Dr. Do Lee, a visiting lecturer of urban studies at Queens College, has been thinking a lot lately about his father, who passed away this year. He recalls hearing stories about his parents when the...
May 14, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 1256 1256 recommendations | email to a friend
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Joseph Robles, St. Nicks Alliance
When the School Settlement Association, the oldest settlement house in Brooklyn, ran into some difficulties, the North Brooklyn community group St. Nicks Alliance took it under its umbrella. Accord...
May 08, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 949 949 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lonnie Glover, Spring-Gar Civic Association
Last year, Springfield Gardens resident Lonnie Glover retired from the Department of Information Technology and Telecommunications (DoITT) after a 28-year career. But if you ask him how his retirem...
Apr 30, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 620 620 recommendations | email to a friend
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Marcus Longmuir, Jackson Heights Immigrant Solidarity Network
The Jackson Heights Immigrant Solidarity Network formed more than two years ago when an undocumented member of the community was facing separation from their family. “It was one of those situations...
Apr 24, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 1205 1205 recommendations | email to a friend
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Terrenze Rienton, Youth Coordinator
The Jackson Heights-based organization Ugnayan Youth for Justice and Social Change organizes young Filipinos ages 14 to 21. “We connect them to different social justice movements, and give them the...
Apr 16, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 524 524 recommendations | email to a friend
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Jessica Arrocho, Advisory Board Member
As a longtime member of the Woodhull Hospital Community Advisory Board, Bushwick resident Jessica Arrocho sees her role as the voice of the neighborhood. The board represents the views of the commu...
Apr 09, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 553 553 recommendations | email to a friend
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LaToya Meaders, Brownsville Community Culinary Center
The Brownsville Community Culinary Center achieves two goals with one innovative program. As a 40-week nonprofit culinary training program, BCCC prepares participants between the ages of 18 and 34 ...
Apr 03, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 1202 1202 recommendations | email to a friend
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Steve Barrison, Small Business Congress
As executive vice president and spokesperson for the Small Business Congress, Steve Barrison is against congestion pricing. “Tens of thousands of small businesses compete everyday and have to come ...
Mar 26, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 1273 1273 recommendations | email to a friend
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Christopher Sperrazza, CB5 Member
Middle Village resident Christopher Sperrazza joined Community Board 5 two years ago after he sat in on a meeting and realized there weren’t too many people there like him. “I was by far the younge...
Mar 19, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 674 674 recommendations | email to a friend
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Brandy Flores, Williamsburg Resident
At 13 years old, Williamsburg resident Brandy Flores has already shown signs of being a future neighborhood activist. Earlier this week, Flores and his neighbors led a protest in front of their bui...
Mar 12, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 581 581 recommendations | email to a friend
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