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Friday August 12, 2016 Catholic/Christian Professionals Cheers for Charity

The Catholic Fellowship of NYC invites Catholic/Christian professionals age 21 and over to a Cheers for Charity event on Friday August 12, 2016 from 6:30pm to 9:30pm at Sweetwater…

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Added by The Catholic Fellowship of NYC on July 23, 2016 at 9:48am — No Comments

Astoria Characters: The Servant of Syncopation

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Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling

Mark started piano lessons when he was 8.

The first thing you see in Mark A. Thomas’ apartment is the Roland digital piano.

It’s big and black, and you have to dance around it, as Dick Van Dyke did with that pesky…

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Added by Nancy Ruhling on July 19, 2016 at 6:27am — No Comments

Astoria Characters: The Devoted Daughter

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Antri donates money to people so they can pay their medical bills.

What Antri Papanikolaou remembers most about her 16th birthday is that it was the last one she ever got to spend with her mother.

Read all about Antri in Nancy Ruhling's Huffington Post blog,…

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Added by Nancy Ruhling on July 12, 2016 at 6:35am — No Comments

Simply Fit Astoria and Simply Cycle Astoria Merging and Reopening In New Space!

Sharing their newsletter here - big news for these local businesses! 

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It's the moment we've all been waiting for, the big reveal! 
The homes were built by us, for us, with the goal of improving the overall health and wellness of our community. Well ladies and gents, we have done exactly that! Simply Fit Astoria has enjoyed almost 6…
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Added by Theresa Montgomery on July 5, 2016 at 8:10am — No Comments

Astoria Characters: The Composer Who Came Out of a Coma

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Allen’s a composer.

It happened a little more than two years ago, but Allen Schulz says it seems more like a lifetime.

In March 2014, he was in Pittsburgh to…

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Added by Nancy Ruhling on July 5, 2016 at 6:07am — No Comments

Astoria Characters: The Falafel King

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The King has a new restaurant on Broadway.

YEAHHHHH BABY! Finally, The King of Falafel & Shawarma is…

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Added by Nancy Ruhling on June 28, 2016 at 6:10am — No Comments

Astoria Characters: The Guy Who Played With the Monkees

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Gregory's the principal trombonist with the Astoria Symphony Orchestra.

Laughter. That’s the first thing you hear in Gregory…

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Added by Nancy Ruhling on June 21, 2016 at 5:28am — No Comments

Astoria Characters: God's Handyman

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Henry has devoted his retirement to Trinity.

As Henry Kimpel climbs the stone steps of Trinity Lutheran Church, an act he has done some 12,000 times since he joined the congregation nearly seven decades…

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Added by Nancy Ruhling on June 14, 2016 at 6:16am — No Comments

Astoria Characters: The Artist With Vast Bodies of Work

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Gene recently opened Coffey Shop Tattoos.…
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Added by Nancy Ruhling on June 7, 2016 at 6:24am — No Comments

Friday July 8, 2016 Catholic/Christian Professionals Social @ The Metropolitan Museum Roof Top

The Catholic Fellowship of NYC invites all Catholics/Christians to join us for a social at The Metropolitan Museum of Art Roof Top on Friday July 8th from 6pm to…

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Added by The Catholic Fellowship of NYC on June 5, 2016 at 8:46pm — No Comments

Dog Walking available! WagWalking.com

Added by Katrina Rose on June 3, 2016 at 4:38pm — No Comments

June 28, 2016 Catholic/Christian Singles Bingo for Charity!

Come to this special Bingo Charity event on Tuesday June 28th from 6:30pm to 8:30pm at Hudson Station (440 9th Avenue, New York, NY) benefiting Food for the Poor. Meet other Catholic/Christians in their 20s, 30s and 40s while playing Bingo.



Space is limited and…

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Added by The Catholic Fellowship of NYC on May 31, 2016 at 8:38pm — No Comments

Astoria Characters: The Man Hard-Wired to History

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Cliff and his 70-year-old snow shovel.

It’s a funny thing, but Cliff Straus doesn’t remember exactly when he started working for Straus Paint & Hardware Co. He just knows that…

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Added by Nancy Ruhling on May 31, 2016 at 6:25am — No Comments

Astoria Characters: The Violinist

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Marina’s from Crete.

Why the violin?

Marina Fragoulis isn’t quite sure why she chose it. She was 10, and…

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Added by Nancy Ruhling on May 24, 2016 at 6:28am — No Comments

Astoria Characters: The Woman Who Illustrates Life

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Widad's an illustrator and a journalist.

As cats are wont to do at the approach of strangers, Mimosa has fled under the bed.…

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Added by Nancy Ruhling on May 17, 2016 at 6:28am — No Comments

Friday May 20, 2016 Catholic/Christian Singles Mingle Fundraiser benefiting Food for the Poor

The Catholic Fellowship of NYC and WeekendDating.com have teamed up together to bring hundreds of singles for this very special Spring Fling Catholic\Christian Singles Mingle Fundraiser benefiting Food for the Poor on Friday May 20, 2016 from 6:30pm to 9:30pm.

The event is held at 49 Grove Lounge in Manhattan located at 49 Grove Street, New York, NY 10014.  

Over 200 singles…

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Added by The Catholic Fellowship of NYC on May 11, 2016 at 8:35pm — No Comments

Astoria Characters: The Got-Game(s) Players

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Syrus strategizing at The Geekery HQ at 42-11 Broadway.

From the top shelf of The Geekery HQ's lending library, Syrus Gabales brings forth an orange box.

Syrus, who prefers…

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Added by Nancy Ruhling on May 10, 2016 at 6:41am — No Comments

Astoria Characters: The Gentle Giant

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Ozzie books the bands at Gussy's.

At the front door of Gussy's…

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Added by Nancy Ruhling on May 3, 2016 at 6:25am — No Comments

Astoria Characters: The Champion of Comic Books

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Silver Age Comics just celebrated its silver anniversary.

At the last stop on the N and Q lines, at the end of a short tunnel,…

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Added by Nancy Ruhling on April 26, 2016 at 6:33am — No Comments

Friday May 20, 2016 Spring Fling Catholic/Christian Singles Mingle Fundraiser

The Catholic Fellowship of NYC and WeekendDating.com have teamed up together to bring hundreds of singles for this very special Spring Fling Catholic Singles Mingle Fundraiser benefiting Food for the Poor on Friday May…

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Added by The Catholic Fellowship of NYC on April 24, 2016 at 12:00pm — No Comments

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