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Astoria Characters: The Enterprising Embroiderer
Jan 28, 2022 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Kiesha’s bagel-wearing pigeon was a big hit. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling Curled up in a corner of the couch,  Kiesha Jenkins  begins working her needle and thread ...
Astoria Characters: The Dessert Devotee
Jan 21, 2022 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Zaynab glazing the donuts. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling In the kitchen at Coffee Cake , Zaynab Abdullah is dipping donuts in a chai glaze, crowning each with a peti...
Astoria Characters: The Treasure Hunters
Jan 14, 2022 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Belle and Scott in the workroom of their apartment. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling There are a lot of old things in the apartment Scott Jordan and Belle Costes share....
Jan 08, 2022 | 0 0 comments | 485 485 recommendations | email to a friend
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Astoria Characters: The Woman Who Paints With Fire
Jan 07, 2022 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling For decades, Tina worked as an interior designer. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling Tina Maria Glavan takes a small, white vessel from the shelf in her art studio and cr...
Astoria Characters: The Ballet Pianist
Dec 31, 2021 | 0 0 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
  Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Maria is a pianist. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling For pianist Maria Kaushansky, music is about making connections that go far beyond the sounds that emanate from h...
Astoria Characters: The Ditmars Dawners
Dec 24, 2021 | 0 0 comments | 68 68 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Text and Photos by  Nancy A. Ruhling In a city that never sleeps, I’m a dawner. I get up at 5 in the morning all seven days of the week. It’s a habit I established about a...
Astoria Characters: The New-Boutique Owner
Dec 17, 2021 | 0 0 comments | 75 75 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Vanessa is the owner of Anoria Boutique. Text and photos by Nancy A. Ruhling Vanessa Gonzalez is in the front window of her new shop, Anoria Boutique , dressing a couple o...
Trendy Dogs Wear Rose Quartz by Rachelle Nones
Dec 12, 2021 | 0 0 comments | 431 431 recommendations | email to a friend
Dogs are sporting dashing rose quartz charms on their collars. Some are sleeping in a comfy dog bed with a black agate crystal zipped into the bed cushion to ease muscular and skeletal problems. Al...
Astoria Characters: The 90-Year-Old Songstress
Dec 10, 2021 | 0 0 comments | 75 75 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Miss Marie is a singer/songwriter. Text and photos by Nancy A. Ruhling Miss Marie makes her grand entrance on Broadway (Astoria’s not Manhattan’s). When she's a block from...

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Brando Gazca, Adelita’s Mexican Food
Brando Gazca is the owner of Adelita’s, a new Mexican restaurant less than two months old at 23-07 Steinway Street in Astoria. Gazca watched his mother feed New Yorkers for years with traditional M...
Jan 25, 2022 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Treasure Hodge, Variety Boys & Girls Club
Living in Astoria since the second grade, Treasure Hodge has been a friendly face at the Variety Boys & Girls Club (VBGC), where she serves as executive recruitment Liaison. She first started worki...
Jan 12, 2022 | 0 0 comments | 53 53 recommendations | email to a friend
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On The Record: Daniel Elliot of Jukebox Health
Daniel Elliot, a Long Island native, works as an occupational therapist for Jukebox Health — a healthcare company that assists families in New York City and the tri-state area. Jukebox Health’s mis...
Dec 22, 2021 | 0 0 comments | 115 115 recommendations | email to a friend
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Czarles, Tree Seller
Czarles & Bichaels Tree Emporium may be a seasonal operation, but the Christmas Tree lumberjacks are in full swing right around the holidays, with this year being their second time around in New Yo...
Dec 15, 2021 | 0 0 comments | 149 149 recommendations | email to a friend
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Adrienne Whaley, Queens Underground Film Festival
Adrienne Whaley is the Executive Director of Queens Underground Film Festival and a symbol of creativity in Southeast Queens. Hailing from a creative family in the equally creative neighborhood of ...
Nov 30, 2021 | 0 0 comments | 187 187 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dawa Bhuti, Dawa’s Restaurant
It’s been almost three weeks since Dawa Bhuti has served a hot bowl of authentic Himalayan noodle soup. An untimely gas leak in the Woodside business has left the eatery with a limited menu after b...
Nov 24, 2021 | 0 0 comments | 193 193 recommendations | email to a friend
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Jeffrey Roth, 258th Field Artillery
Army National Guard Lieutenant Colonel Jeffrey Roth, a resident of Boerum Hill and a veteran of deployments to Kuwait and Jordan, has taken command of the New York Army National Guard's only field ...
Nov 17, 2021 | 0 0 comments | 201 201 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dr. Jocelynne Rainey, Brooklyn Community Foundation
After an extensive search by the board, Brooklyn Community Foundation now has a new president and CEO. I have spent much of my career working on behalf of New York City families, and specifically B...
Nov 09, 2021 | 0 0 comments | 221 221 recommendations | email to a friend
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Brock Weiner, College Point Civic & Taxpayers Association
Brock Weiner has been living in College Point since 1980. With roots as a first responder and a community advocate, he currently serves as the treasurer of the College Point Civic & Taxpayers Assoc...
Nov 03, 2021 | 0 0 comments | 253 253 recommendations | email to a friend
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Carlo Scissura, NY Building Congress
As the former leader of the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce, Carlo Scissura says he can appreciate the critical role a chamber plays in developing the economy, putting residents to work and building a...
Oct 26, 2021 | 0 0 comments | 295 295 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ed Jaram, King Street Properties
Boston-based King Street Properties may be new to New York City, but the company made a splash with Innolabs, its first project in Queens. Innolabs offers state-of-the-art lab and office space in t...
Oct 20, 2021 | 0 0 comments | 313 313 recommendations | email to a friend
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Grey Jones, Sightseer/Historian
Grey Jones is a self-described sight-seeing guy. However, he is hoping to do more than take pictures of New York’s most famous landmarks. Jones moved to Brooklyn nine years ago after growing up in ...
Oct 14, 2021 | 0 0 comments | 333 333 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rosalba Rolón, Pregones/Puerto Rican Traveling Theater
Originally from Comerío, Puerto Rico, it was her graduate studies at CUNY Graduate Center that brought Rosalba Rolón to the city. She eventually went on to be founder and artistic director of Prego...
Oct 07, 2021 | 0 0 comments | 354 354 recommendations | email to a friend
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Nina Fiore, Astoria Film Festival
No is more excited than Nina Fiore, executive director of Astoria Film Festival, that the event will return next month with in-person screenings. There will be events at Kaufman Astoria Studios and...
Sep 28, 2021 | 0 0 comments | 382 382 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kelsey Brow, King Manor Museum
As executive director of the King Manor Museum in Jamaica, Kelsey Brow is tasked with preserving the house and former estate of Rufus King, an original signer of the U.S. Constitution. With public ...
Sep 21, 2021 | 0 0 comments | 405 405 recommendations | email to a friend
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