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Astoria Characters: The Accent Adjustor
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PHOTO BY NANCY A. RUHLING Liz is a speech-language pathologist. Text and photos by Nancy A. Ruhling Liz Schwartz   is sitting on her living room sofa talking about effective communication. She spea...
NEW YORK FIFA — THE FREELANCE ISN’T FREE ACT
Jul 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
by   Stephen D. Hans   | Jul 6, 2017 |   Employment Defense Attorney ,   The Freelance Isn’t Free Act What does FIFA mean for business owners? Small business owners in New York City already are und...
NYC Carwash Law Ruled Illegal Due to Promoting Unionization
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Recently a NY federal judge ruled that the NYC Carwash law was illegal because it promoted unionization of carwashes.   In 2015, the NYC Council passed a law to regulate car wash businesses. The Co...
What Is a Consequential Injury in a Workers’ Compensation Case?
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by   Pyrros & Serres LLP   |   Jun 29, 2017 Understanding Consequential Injuries in Workers’ Compensation Cases New York City | Queens | Brooklyn | Bronx Workers’ Compensation Lawyers In the afterm...
Deadly Truck Accident in Long Island City, Queens
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by   Sackstein Sackstein & Lee, LLP   |   Jul 7, 2017 On Saturday, June 24 around 6:00 a.m., a car crashed into a tractor-trailer in Long Island City, Queens. According to   CBS New York   , the dr...
Milo Yiannopoulos Sues Simon & Schuster – Bet They Wish They Had a Morals Clause, but What’s a Morals Clause?
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by   Bill Cafaro   |   Jul 11, 2017   | According to the   lawsuit   he filed on Friday, July 7, 2017, Simon & Schuster refused to publish his most recent book,   Dangerous , because of allegations...
Astoria Characters: The Woman Who's Mastered the Business of Art
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Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Marci is the owner of The Paint Place at 31-21 31st St. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling The room is filled with folding tables whose tops are clad in sheets of black p...
Astoria Characters: The Mom in Charge of Kids and Cakes
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PHOTO BY NANCY A. RUHLING Renée devotes her life and career to children. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling When   Renée Edwards   opens the bright blue IKEA shopping bag, a big smile breaks acros...
Astoria Characters: The Guy Who's At Your Service
Jun 27, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
It was a driver’s license that determined   Jaime Jinete’ s future. Jaime, the owner of   Nicole’s Cleaners , didn’t know much English when he came to America, but he was fluent when it came to the...
Astoria Characters: The Guy Who Wants To Help You Succeed
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Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Andre’s the organizing director of Zone 126. Text and photos by Nancy A. Ruhling Please, whatever you do, don’t say “project.” Andre T. Stith (that’s Smith with a T instea...

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Brooklyn Bridge Park is packed with activities through August
There’s still plenty of time left for summer. And there’s still plenty of entertainment going on at Brooklyn Bridge Park.
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Flushing Town Hall hosts benefit concert
Flushing Town Hall will host a benefit concert on Friday, July 28, to support the continuation of funding for the arts and arts programming.
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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - July 20 - July 27
Events happening in Queens and Brooklyn
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‘American Idol’ alum on her anti-bullying program & debut EP
Casey McQuillen is a musician who sounds pretty exceptional and whose heart is even better.
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Bringing together police and community through theatre
On Saturday, July 15th, the Brooklyn Public Library will put on a production of “Antigone in Ferguson” in Brownsville in order to help bridge the growing divide between the community and law enforc...
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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - July 13 - July 20
Entertainment events in Brooklyn and Queens
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A look at the upcoming Kew Gardens Festival of Cinema
The Kew Gardens Festival of Cinema recently announced the film lineup for its inaugural 10-day festival in August.
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Shortstacks hosts teen-driven fashion show
Last Thursday, Shortstack held its 11th annual charity fashion show at Terrace on the Park.
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Summer lineup for Flushing Town Hall
Summer 2017 will see a new batch of dazzling performances, workshops and artworks at Flushing Town Hall.
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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - July 13 - July 20
Entertainment events happening in Queens and Brooklyn
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A quick guide to July 4th activities in Brooklyn and Queens
Just because the summer’s biggest holiday falls on a Tuesday doesn’t mean you can’t celebrate everything red, white and blue.
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Michelangelo’s famous frescoes make it to the Oculus
Check out the frescoes without having to fly to Italy
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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - June 29 - July 6
G.O.A.T. Again - Ongoing - This exhibit uses animal statues to examine how ego creates misplaced expectations in culture, politics and sports. Running until September. |Socrates Sculpture Park, 32-...
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Filipino legend to perform at Queens College
Filipino superstar Sharon Cuneta will be making an appearance at the Colden Auditorium at the Kupferberg Center for the Arts at Queens College on Saturday, July 8.
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NYCEMF continues in Brooklyn during July
If you are starting to plan your summer activities and events, here’s one for you.
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