City Harvest is seeking friendly, bilingual volunteers to help survey residents of our Healthy Neighborhood about their use of and access to healthy foods
Volunteers will survey residents of our Healthy Neighborhoods (Melrose in the South Bronx, North Shore in Staten Island, Washington Heights / Inwood in Manhattan, Bed-Stuy, Brooklyn, and Astoria, Queens) about their shopping, cooking and eating of healthy foods and assess their level of food security. Survey materials and a…Continue
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Marcos is the youngest president in Casa Galicia's history.Continue
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Spring Fling - Singles Mingle Charity Event
Thursday April 24th 6:30PM to 10PM
***This event is open to all singles 21+. Feel free to invite friends.***
WeekendDating.com has teamed up with several leading singles and professionals’ organization throughout the NYC tri-state area to bring together hundreds of singles for this very special Spring Fling Singles Mingle Charity Event.
Come out to…Continue
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Join local Harvest Astoria CSA (community supported agriculture)!
Our distribution site is located on Crescent Street near 30th Avenue. There are two more opportunities to register; details below.
This year’s share includes…Continue
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Paco is the founder of Lion Transportation.
Not everybody who gets a second chance wants it or takes it. Paco Soto was pretty much set in his ways when the opportunity was thrust…Continue
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Marco's theory explains everything you ever wanted to know about everything.
Rain. That's what pelted Marco Pereira's boyhood brain, drop by drop by drop time after time,…Continue
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My boss Council Member Costa Constantinides is excited to announce that our office has brought The Doe Fund to Astoria to keep sidewalks and corner trash cans cleaner and litter-free. Earlier this year, he joined Senator Michael Gianaris and Assemblywoman Aravella Simotas to call upon the New York City Department of Sanitation to help rectify the litter situation. The Doe Fund will provide reinforcements and additional resources to make the sidewalks cleaner and the corner trash cans clearer…Continue
Added by Shachar Sharon on April 4, 2014 at 2:30pm — No Comments
You'll see Pedro at The Furniture Market and Waltz-Astoria.
Nine a.m. comes mighty early when you didn't go to bed until 3 in the morning. That's why…Continue
Added by Nancy Ruhling on April 1, 2014 at 1:41pm — No Comments
I am looking for a loving foster home for my 2 dogs, Callie and Cassie due to housing regulations. I adopted Callie and Cassie 5 years ago from the SPCA in San Francisco. They are both very relaxed, well behaved and loving nothing more than a…Continue
Added by Keren Alon on March 31, 2014 at 11:32pm — No Comments
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Painting is only one of her pursuits.
She paints. She writes. She welds. She wears men's Tony Lama cowboy boots and dangly turquoise earrings that fly through her long black hair when the wind blows. Lisa Zilker loves math, science, literature and getting her…Continue
Added by Nancy Ruhling on March 25, 2014 at 1:25pm — No Comments
Established 7 years ago, Puppy Pals Adventure camp is NYC only all outdoor year round daily camp for puppies…and now for dogs of all ages. Specifically designed as an alternative to the “pack walkers” and one room” basement type” establishments that NYC has to offer, our camp program gets your dog out of the city for the day and on to a myriad of trails, beaches and state parks! Born from the concept that New York City dogs don’t get the opportunities that dogs that live in the country do,…Continue
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Queens Council on the Arts’ 3rd Space presents a Queens Artists Slam. Come join us as young emerging Queens artists across a range of disciplines come together to share new work and works-in-progress as diverse as our borough itself. These multidisciplinary performance…Continue
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Hoong Yee Lee Krakauer, QCAs’ Executive Director and children’s book author/illustrator shows artwork from her newest children's book, The Hungry…Continue
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Dino is the owner of the NY Martial Arts Academy.
Dino Orfanos starts out sitting in the big leather swivel chair behind the desk. He's not there even three seconds when he asks whether it would be OK if he moves to the other side of the desk, the one where his students sign up for classes.
Read all about Dino in…Continue
Added by Nancy Ruhling on March 18, 2014 at 7:55am — No Comments
Luis and Fanny own Astoria Express Transit.
With one well-practiced pull, Fanny Cedeno rolls up the fortress-like metal gate at Astoria Express Transit…Continue
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Join us for an evening in experimental performance exercises that you…Continue
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Barbara lays out and sets up wireless lighting systems.
It is the light of the sun that brings Barbara Barrow to life. Intently, she watches the flakes fall from the sky.…Continue
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