blog roll
our featured bloggers
Astoria Characters: The Comeback Kid
Dec 10, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 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 ev...
Astoria Characters: The Driver of the Bright Blue Bus
Dec 03, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 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, treadi...
DIVERSE REAL ESTATE IS JUST THAT*DIVERSE*
Dec 01, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 275 275 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 E...
german coaching classes in bangalore
Nov 27, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 176 176 recommendations | email to a friend
german coaching classes in bangalore:  Our Certified Experts Provides Best German Coaching in Bangalore,And Help You To Speak Like Native Germans. We Offer german classes in marathahalli. Our Certi...
best spoken english classes in bangalore
Nov 27, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 349 349 recommendations | email to a friend
best spoken english classes in bangalore:    Speakeng India Provides Best English Speaking Classes in Bangalore - We Offer Best Spoken English Training in Bangalore With Our Expert Trainers With Ha...
teeth whitening treatment
Nov 27, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 273 273 recommendations | email to a friend
teeth whitening treatment:    Bluetooth Dental Clinic Provides Professional teeth whitening treatment Services For Teeth whitening, Removing Tartar And Plaque In Teeth
smile makeover bangalore
Nov 27, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 289 289 recommendations | email to a friend
smile makeover bangalore:   Want to improve your smile? Bluetooth Dental Clinic Has A Team of Best Cosmetic Dentist In Bangalore. We Offer Best & Advanced Cosmetic Dentistry Bangalore.
MBA courses in bangalore
Nov 27, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 154 154 recommendations | email to a friend
MBA courses in bangalore: ABBS is NBA Accredited (MBA Department), accredited with NAAC (National Assessment and Accreditation Council) and IACBE (International Assembly of Collegiate Business Educ...
Astoria Characters: The Guys Who Press for Success
Nov 26, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Whiz French Cleaners is at 37-02 31st Ave. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling A guy in a baseball cap, oversized eyeglasses and a perfectly trimmed red beard drops a doze...
Pedestrian Accident with an MTA Bus Results in Death
Nov 20, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 249 249 recommendations | email to a friend
Legal Factors Involved with the Accident In September, a pedestrian accident occurred when an MTA bus hit a pedestrian around 2:30 a.m. in the Kingsbridge area of the Bronx close to West 231st stre...

more blogs

on the record
Daryl Ware, Music Teacher
On December 14, for the first time ever, teaching artists from Flushing Town Hall will take the stage with local students to perform for the “Global Arts for Global Kids” benefit concert. The after...
Dec 10, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Lina Lee, Communities Resist
On June 1, Communities Resist, a Brooklyn-based anti-displacement legal services organization, officially formed. The group’s founding executive director, Lina Lee, said the organization operates u...
Dec 03, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Jukay Hsu, Pursuit
When Queens native Jukay Hsu returned to his hometown after serving in the military, he thought about how technology could positively impact people in his community. The Stuyvesant High School and ...
Nov 26, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 57 57 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Alexandra Vassilaros, Vassilaros & Sons
After three generations of men at the helm, a 100-year-old Queens-based coffee company is now run by women. Vassilaros & Sons was founded in 1919 by John Anthony Vassilaros, a Greek immigrant who w...
Nov 19, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 96 96 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Ricardo Aca, Make the Road New York
While working for the photography department at LaGuardia Community College, Ricardo Aca created a photo series called “Not A...” The project was in response to then-candidate Donald Trump’s commen...
Nov 12, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 107 107 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Marcelle Dinnall, Healthcare Education Project
The Healthcare Education Project (HEP) formed some two decades ago as a partnership between 1199SEIU, the largest healthcare union in the country, and the Greater New York Hospital Association. Mar...
Nov 06, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 125 125 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
DJ Rekha Malhotra, Producer/Curator
On Saturday, November 2, Flushing Town Hall is hosting a Diwali Dance Party and festival for all ages. Among the guests will be Rekha Malhotra, who goes by DJ Rekha, a producer, curator and educato...
Oct 29, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 140 140 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Rigo Villalvir, VFW Post 2348
Briarwood resident Rigo Villalvir served in the Marine Corps for seven years, including two combat tours in Iraq, from 2005 to 2006 and again from 2007 to 2008. His last rank was sergeant E5, and h...
Oct 23, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 118 118 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Benya Valencia, Centro Corona
As a member and leader of the community organization Centro Corona, Benya Valencia has been working to raise political awareness about the conditions people in their community live in. “We try to e...
Oct 16, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 131 131 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Mike Moreno, Friends of Ditmars Park
Mike Moreno started Friends of Ditmars Park four years ago, right around the time his son was born. One day while at the park, he saw Assemblywoman Aravella Simotas walking around the Astoria playg...
Oct 08, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 165 165 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Euni Chang, Library Manager
A few weeks before the grand opening of the new Hunters Point Library, branch manager Euni Chang and her staff hosted a three-hour outdoor event for the community. The children’s librarian hosted s...
Oct 02, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 165 165 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Antonio Hart, Jazz Musician/Professor
On October 5, the Antonio Hart Quintet will perform original and standard compositions at Flushing Town Hall. A few days later, the band will hit the road and head to Taiwan to play in the Taichung...
Sep 23, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 209 209 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Shannon Rudd, Cycling Advocate
As a college athlete, Shannon Rudd won multiple national championships as a goalie in field hockey and lacrosse. After she began working some stressful jobs in New York City, she needed a new athle...
Sep 17, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 245 245 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Amy Tse, NYC Residents Alliance
More than one year ago, a group of Chinese-American parents concerned about the proposed elimination of the Specialized High School Admissions Test (SHSAT) came together to discuss the issue. They ...
Sep 11, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 289 289 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Ingrid Gomez, QUIP
After Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s groundbreaking victory in 2018, progressive energy in Queens reached new heights. Out of that blue wave, a number of left-leaning community groups and...
Sep 03, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 483 483 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
national news