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Astoria Characters: Cadillac Man
May 22, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Cadillac Man wrote Land of the Lost Souls: My Life on the Streets . Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling Tom Wagner , cap and coat in hand, is itching to get outside. He wa...
Do Your Work Policies Discriminate Between Men and Women?
May 16, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 67 67 recommendations | email to a friend
One Set of Rules for Men and a Different Set of Rules for Women Having company policies that discriminate between men and women can be lethal for an employer in today’s work environment. If you hav...
Social Media: Should You Use Social Media in an Internal Investigation?
May 16, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 88 88 recommendations | email to a friend
Investigating Employees Through Their Social Media Accounts Social media can provide a lot of information about people’s lives. Why would an employer want to know what an employee is doing through ...
Astoria Characters: The ESL Schoolteacher
May 15, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Yamina teaches English as a second language to second graders at P.S. 70. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling When you have three children under the age of 4, it’s not alw...
Adolph Caso, a voice for Italian Americans, decries the attacks on Columbus
May 14, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 220 220 recommendations | email to a friend
Interview by Tiziano Thomas Dossena I met Adolph Caso the first time at the International Book Show in New York City and he struck me as a person who loves books more than anything in the world. On...
Defensive Driving Can Prevent Accidents and Injuries and Also Save Lives
May 09, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 96 96 recommendations | email to a friend
Do you know how to drive defensively? Everyone has heard about defensive driving, but what does it mean to drive defensively? It certainly behooves drivers to find out because knowing and following...
Astoria Characters: The Ballet Teacher
May 08, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Eric is the founder of the Long Island City School of Ballet and the Long Island City Ballet. Text and photos by Nancy A. Ruhling There aren’t any ballet dancers in Kilgor...
Astoria Characters: The Father and Son Florists
May 01, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 84 84 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling John’s the owner of Ditmars Flowers & Gifts. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling John Patrikis is standing in the back of Ditmars Flowers & Gifts putting the finishing tou...
Real Personal Injury Law Cases in NY: $73k Payout
Apr 30, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 733 733 recommendations | email to a friend
A story told by car accident victim in the NY Area: When I was 11 years old, I was in a car with my father, having some bonding moments while driving to fill up gas in the New York area. We were ha...
Dr. Mary Rorro, The “Violin Doc,” An Exclusive Interview
Apr 29, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 650 650 recommendations | email to a friend
An interview by Tiziano Thomas Dossena She was nicknamed “The Violin Doc” in a book by Lisa Wong entitled “Scales to Scalpels, Doctors Who Practice the Healing Arts of Music and Medicine;”  a talen...

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Indoor tribute held for Ragtime composer Scott Joplin
Despite rain showers, dozens gathered at St. Michael's Cemetery to celebrate famous ragtime composer Scott Joplin with an indoor concert last Saturday.
May 22, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - May 24 - May 31
Entertainment events happening in Queens and Brooklyn
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Celebrate your mom on Mother's Day in Brooklyn & Queens
Show your mom how much you care and love her with a memorable experience or special treat this Mother’s Day.
May 10, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 56 56 recommendations | email to a friend
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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - May 10 - May 17
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Plaxall's Third Annual "Plastique Trois"
By Natalie Rios nrios@queensledger.com This May, as a part of the LIC Arts Open, Plaxall, a family run plastics company is asking local artists to step outside of their standard medium at the "Plas...
May 10, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sakura Matsuri returns to Brooklyn Botanic Garden
The Brooklyn Botanic Garden’s famed cherry blossom festival, Sakura Matsuri, returned this weekend. Though many of the trees were still in pre-bloom stages, the festival celebrating traditional and...
May 01, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 57 57 recommendations | email to a friend
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Celebrating the legacy of Louis Armstrong
The Queens Library, Louis Armstrong Museum and the Kupferberg Center of the Arts have come together to launch a celebration of the 50th anniversary of Armstrong’s “What a Wonderful World” in all 62...
May 01, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 59 59 recommendations | email to a friend
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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - May 3 - May 10
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Queens New Music Festival returns to the borough
The 7th annual Queens New Music Festival is making its way to Long Island City this May.
Apr 25, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 117 117 recommendations | email to a friend
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A display of Latin American culture at Flushing Meadows Corona Park
Several organizations joined the Corona Library for a cultural Earth Day event at Flushing Meadows Corona Park on Saturday.
Apr 25, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 122 122 recommendations | email to a friend
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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - April 26- May 3
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CrossCurrent V brings Asian dance to Flushing
On Sunday, April 15, the Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company collaborated with the Queens College Dance Program for the CrossCurrent V dance series in Flushing.
Apr 17, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 55 55 recommendations | email to a friend
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Glendale art show displays work from 13 local artists
On Saturday, April 7, the Glendale Maspeth Methodist Church hosted an art show that showcased 13 of Glendale’s best artists.
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Fly into spring with kite festival at Brooklyn Bridge Park
Get your kites ready.
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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - April 19 - April 26
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