recent blog posts
Best Interior Design Services | Interior Design Company by simplicity123
Jan 30, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 1285 1285 recommendations | email to a friend
Decorate Your Home the Way You Want Decorating, renovating or building a new house from scratch is not only a huge responsibility, but it is also hard work. From construction to decorating every last bit of space, the process can easily leave you overwhelmed and exhausted. This is exactly why you...
Astoria Characters: The Constant Creator by Nruhling
Jan 28, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 84 84 recommendations | email to a friend
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 starts strumming. He’s sitting in his galley kitchen, by the window with the faded shamrock decal, as t...
Astoria Characters: The Man Out To Heal the World by Nruhling
Jan 14, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 229 229 recommendations | email to a friend
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. He’s reflecting on his life. All 30 years of it. It’s more full than his cup of tea: He’s a college ...
Astoria Characters: The Woman Living a Mindful Life by Nruhling
Jan 07, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 120 120 recommendations | email to a friend
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 the floor. As she sits on it, crossed-legged, she positions a brass bowl in front of her. She closes h...
Astoria Characters: The Poet Who Lets Her Work Speak for Her by Nruhling
Dec 31, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 279 279 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 Jennings culls hers carefully even in casual conversation. She is forthcoming about the basic facts of her ...
Astoria Characters: The Mobile-Meditation Maven by Nruhling
Dec 24, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 133 133 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 fingers through her long, blond hair. Pinky, her pit bull, has just returned from a romp in Astoria P...
Astoria Characters: The Bard of Baseball by Nruhling
Dec 17, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 271 271 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 die-hard Mets fans, you see, and when Roy died – on, of all days, the season opener on April 8, 2008 ...
Astoria Characters: The Comeback Kid by Nruhling
Dec 10, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 93 93 recommendations | email to a friend
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 everything – the good and the bad, the things he can’t forget and the things he doesn’t want to rememb...
Astoria Characters: The Driver of the Bright Blue Bus by Nruhling
Dec 03, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 134 134 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, treading slow and steady. When it reaches Astoria Park, it eases itself into an ample parking place by the...
B9ED_new_business_card.jpg DIVERSE REAL ESTATE IS JUST THAT*DIVERSE* by godfather
Dec 01, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 268 268 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 ESTATE IS JUST THAT. DIVERSE IN EVERY WAY. 1031 EXCHANGES. RESIDENTIAL HOUSES FOR SALE. MIXED USE AND...