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Astoria Characters: The Harpist
Aug 22, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Tracey started playing the harp at 13. Text and photos by Nancy A. Ruhling Although it’s tall and long, you don’t notice the harp right away. That’s because it’s standing ...
Some Thing You May Not Have Known about Queens
Aug 16, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Queens—it’s the largest of the five boroughs of New York in terms of sheer geographical expanse, and, with nearly 2.5 million residents, it would be the 4th largest city in the nation if the five b...
The James Damore Google Memo Firing and Its Legal Consequences – It Could Potentially Blaze New Trails in Constitutional Law
Aug 16, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
James Damore is the Google software engineer who wrote the “Google’s Ideological Echo Chamber,” Memo , arguing that genetics are the primary reason why software engineering is dominated by men . St...
Heartburn Drugs Linked to Severe Side Effects
Aug 16, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 141 141 recommendations | email to a friend
by   Rudolph F. X. Migliore, P.C. The Differences Between Nexium and Prilosec:   Nexium   is a prescription drug that treats GERD (Gastro esophageal reflux disease), Zollinger- Ellison Syndrome, ul...
Grand Central Parkway Car Accident Involves Four Cars, Two Deaths and Seven Injuries
Aug 16, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 144 144 recommendations | email to a friend
by   Sackstein Sackstein & Lee, LLP On Sunday morning, July 17, a Grand Central Parkway car accident took the lives of two people and left seven others injured. The accident occurred near 188th St....
What Happens If You Can’t Locate a Will?
Aug 16, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 138 138 recommendations | email to a friend
So you spend the time and money to carefully plan out your estate and you prepare and execute a will that ensures that your property goes exactly where you want it to. Once you’ve made it official,...
How Many Racist Statements Does It Take to Create a Hostile Work Environment?
Aug 16, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 62 62 recommendations | email to a friend
If is severe enough, one racist statement can create a hostile work environment, according to the United State Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. This court hears appeals for New York, Vermon...
Astoria Characters: The Drag Queen
Aug 15, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
“I’m not used to posing as a boy,” says   Travis Barr . PHOTO BY NANCY A. RUHLING Travis as himself. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling “I’m not used to posing as a boy,” says  Travis Barr . Burly...
Astoria Characters: The Diner Owners
Aug 08, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
There are 927 entries, including the daily specials, on the menu at the   Bel Aire Diner . PHOTO BY NANCY A. RUHLING The Bel Aire Diner on 21st Street at Broadway. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhli...
Astoria Characters: The Actor Who Makes Life His Stage
Aug 01, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
PHOTO BY NANCY A. RUHLING Alec plays Kris in The Crusade of Connor Stephens. Text and photos by Nancy A. Ruhling “Would you mind if I make breakfast?” Alec Shaw,   who is walking around the kitchen...

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The Steinway Street and Stilettoes Drag Queen
by Nancy A. Ruhling
Aug 16, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
“I’m not used to posing as a boy,” says Travis Barr. Burly and black-haired, he’s standing along the waterfront at Astoria Park looking uncomfortable in his sweats and sneakers while staring into t...
Queens senator, advocates push for bail reform
by Benjamin Fang
Aug 16, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
Effort spurred by the long saga of the Pedro Hernandez case
State lawmakers push “ParentPatrol” app
by Benjamin Fang
Aug 16, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
Seek to protect kids in local parks
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