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Astoria Characters: The Man Out To Heal the World
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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. ...
Astoria Characters: The Woman Living a Mindful Life
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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 th...
Astoria Characters: The Poet Who Lets Her Work Speak for Her
Dec 31, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 101 101 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 Jenning...
Astoria Characters: The Mobile-Meditation Maven
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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 f...
Astoria Characters: The Bard of Baseball
Dec 17, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 147 147 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 d...
Astoria Characters: The Comeback Kid
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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
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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 | 249 249 recommendations | email to a friend
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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 | 327 327 recommendations | email to a friend
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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 | 315 315 recommendations | email to a friend
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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 | 353 353 recommendations | email to a friend
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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 | 522 522 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hillary “Scout” Exter, Empire Dragons NYC
Being part of a team is always a cherished experience for athletes. But for Hillary Exter, being a member of Empire Dragons NYC is even more special. Founded in 2009, Empire Dragons NYC is New York...
Aug 27, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 799 799 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dalvanie Powell, United Probation Officers Association
Dalvanie Powell attended CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice in the 1980s with the intention of becoming an attorney. But upon graduation, the school sent her resume to several law enforcemen...
Aug 21, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 904 904 recommendations | email to a friend
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Charles Yoon, KAAGNY
Since its founding in 1960, the Korean American Association of Greater New York, an umbrella organization and grassroots group, has represented the interests of Korean-Americans in the tri-state ar...
Aug 14, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 542 542 recommendations | email to a friend
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Joel Berg, Hunger Free America
As CEO of Hunger Free America, a nationwide anti-hunger direct service and advocacy group, Joel Berg is one of the country’s foremost experts on the issue. The Manhattan-based nonprofit, formerly c...
Aug 06, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 864 864 recommendations | email to a friend
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Jimi Otulaja, Afropunk Volunteer
When the Afropunk Festival made its debut at the Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) in 2005, it attracted young people across the borough and the city. One of them was Coney Island native Jimi Otulaja...
Jul 31, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 829 829 recommendations | email to a friend
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Geoffrey Elkind, Civic Association President
Geoffrey Elkind has lived in Ridgewood for the last 15 years. For the past five years, he has been on the board of the Ridgewood Property Owners and Civic Association. This year, he’s taken his inv...
Jul 23, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 988 988 recommendations | email to a friend
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Janice Melnick, Park Administrator
For the last seven years, Janice Melnick has served as the administrator for Flushing Meadows-Corona Park. A 35-year employee of the Parks Department, Melnick’s responsibilities include keeping the...
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Korin Tangtrakul, SWIM Coalition
As an environmentalist, Korin Tangtrakul wears many different hats. She’s a stormwater technician for the New York City Soil and Water Conservation District. Tangtrakul is also a steering committee...
Jul 09, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 894 894 recommendations | email to a friend
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Katie Denny Horowitz, North Brooklyn Parks Alliance
Although Katie Denny Horowitz is new to the role of executive director at the North Brooklyn Parks Alliance, she’s not new to north Brooklyn or open space advocacy. Denny Horowitz, who started the ...
Jul 02, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 773 773 recommendations | email to a friend
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