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Astoria Characters: The Master of the Art of Domesticity
Oct 24, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Emily Bicht is an artist. Photos and Text by Nancy A. Ruhling “Do you know the story of the Bundt pan?” Emily Bicht is sitting on her back balcony, her cascading Boticelli...
Taxes in Lithuania
Oct 22, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
The Republic of Lithuania implements a business-friendly taxation policy, and the taxation system is adapted to the legislation of the European Union. Since 1990, the Lithuania's taxation system ha...
Astoria Characters: The Space Shuttle Cafe and the Guy with the Spiderweb Tattoo
Oct 17, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling The Space Shuttle Cafe at 48th Street and Ditmars Boulevard. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling On 48 th Street right off Ditmars Boulevard, there have been recent repeat...
Astoria Characters: The Doggie Den Mother
Oct 10, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 54 54 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Viviane’s the owner of Vivi Pet Care. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling Step by step. That’s how Viviane Matano likes to take things. Thus far, in her 56 years, her step...
Astoria Characters: The Energy Healer
Oct 03, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 80 80 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Nilcee is a reiki teacher. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling Sometimes, in the middle of things, you just need to stop and take a break. Nilcee Kitani Schneider walks to...
James Turano, Broker receives award from Senator Addabbo
Sep 28, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 651 651 recommendations | email to a friend
Rightly deserved for being a businessman in the Community for over 41 years and giving back to the Community fourfold.  A Vietnam Veteran, past President of the Middle Village Kiwanis club, past Pr...
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Sep 28, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 606 606 recommendations | email to a friend
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Astoria Characters: The Scout Who Set Up the Little Free Pantry
Sep 26, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 73 73 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Lucas is a member of Troop 65. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling Lucas McGarvey is standing on the sidewalk stocking the Little Free Pantry, something he does at least o...
Culture of Germany
Sep 21, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 79 79 recommendations | email to a friend
People in Germany speak the German language. The linguistic diversity of Germany is vaguely diverse according to a fractionalization scale which for Germany is 0.1642. The followers of Christianity...
Astoria Characters: The Visual Artist Who's Eyeing His New Life
Sep 19, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 87 87 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Ahmed’s a visual artist. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling Sitting on the stoop sipping coffee, Ahmed El Shaer can’t help but marvel at his good fortune. A visual artist...

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Phillip Kellogg, FAB Fulton
For the last 10 years, Phillip Kellogg has been at the helm of the Fulton Area Business (FAB) Alliance, also known as FAB FULTON. The Fort Greene resident is no stranger to being involved in his co...
Dec 17, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 727 727 recommendations | email to a friend
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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 | 705 705 recommendations | email to a friend
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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 | 753 753 recommendations | email to a friend
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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 | 788 788 recommendations | email to a friend
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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 | 821 821 recommendations | email to a friend
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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 | 773 773 recommendations | email to a friend
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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 | 837 837 recommendations | email to a friend
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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 | 711 711 recommendations | email to a friend
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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 | 838 838 recommendations | email to a friend
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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 | 752 752 recommendations | email to a friend
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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...
Oct 08, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 486 486 recommendations | email to a friend
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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 | 760 760 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 | 854 854 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 | 727 727 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 | 886 886 recommendations | email to a friend
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