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Looking for dog sitting/boarding!

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…

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Added by Keren Alon on March 31, 2014 at 11:32pm — No Comments

Astoria Characters: The Artist Who Draws In Nature

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Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling

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…

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Added by Nancy Ruhling on March 25, 2014 at 1:25pm — No Comments

Adventure Camp for your dog or puppy

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,…

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Added by Ian C on March 23, 2014 at 5:09pm — No Comments

Queens Artists Slam at 3rd Space!

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…

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Added by Queens Council on the Arts on March 19, 2014 at 3:35pm — No Comments

Queens Council on the Arts presents The Art of Ghost Dumplings!

On Friday, April 11th, find out what happens when the Chinese Hungry Ghost festival and a Rockaway Beach block party falls under the same full moon!

Hoong Yee Lee Krakauer, QCAs’ Executive Director and children’s book author/illustrator shows artwork from her newest children's book, The Hungry…

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Added by Queens Council on the Arts on March 19, 2014 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Astoria Characters: The Martial-Arts Mentor

Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling

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…

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Added by Nancy Ruhling on March 18, 2014 at 7:55am — No Comments

Astoria Characters: The Hard-Driving Couple

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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…

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Added by Nancy Ruhling on March 11, 2014 at 1:20pm — No Comments

Astoria Characters: The Dog Tamer

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Added by Nancy Ruhling on March 4, 2014 at 9:41pm — No Comments

Queens Council on the Arts wants you to get yourself in between words and bodies!

Calling all writers! Queens Council on the Arts’ 3rd Space is proud to present In Between the Lines, an inaugural writing workshop hosted by Queens-based performance collective The In Between People.

Join us for an evening in experimental performance exercises that you…

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Added by Queens Council on the Arts on February 28, 2014 at 6:30pm — No Comments

Astoria Characters: The Lady of the Lights

Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling

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.…

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Added by Nancy Ruhling on February 25, 2014 at 8:23am — No Comments

Queens Council on the Arts Presents Senses Transport

Moveable Feast 2 Monday, March 10, 2014 at 6:30pm

Manducatis Rustica Restaurant

46-33 Vernon Boulevard

Long Island City, NY 11101

Admission: $150…

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Added by Queens Council on the Arts on February 22, 2014 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Learn how to Build and Cultivate Relationships with Individual Donors

Queens Council on the Arts invites you to learn how to build and cultivate relationships with individual donors. Good fundraising is all about cultivating relationships to build deep connections. 

This two-part interactive workshop with fundraising consultant…

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Added by Queens Council on the Arts on February 20, 2014 at 11:30am — No Comments

Astoria Characters: The Toe-and-Tap Teacher

Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling

Her students call her Miss Michelle.

Michelle Koutsoubelis tap dances in the shower. She can't help it; the running water sets her feet on…

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Added by Nancy Ruhling on February 18, 2014 at 2:11pm — No Comments

Roomate Needed for Luxury Highrise_____$1450 / 700ft² - ___Gym_Pool_Movie Theater (Long Island City)

Looking for a roommate to take the room in a 1 bedroom - flex apartment in a beautiful high rise building in Long Island city. Full amenities building with movement studio, gym, movie screening room, spin studio, tenant lounge, heated indoor pool, massage room, 35000 sq ft roof deck to name a few. 



You can look the up the building online as 4705 center blvd, long island city, NY right off the water front…



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Added by Ronak Bavishi on February 13, 2014 at 9:31pm — No Comments

Astoria Characters: The Guy Driving the '55 Chevy

Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling

Pete in the driver's seat.

There's no seatbelt. Pete D'Andrea throws back his head and laughs. It's going to be a loud, rough ride. He can't wait to rev up the engine.

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Added by Nancy Ruhling on February 11, 2014 at 2:33pm — No Comments

Queens Council on the Arts Presents “A Night with Dancers”



Queens Council on the Arts’ 3rd Space is proud to present an evening with Queens-based dancers and choreographers Monica Hogan, Hazel Lever and Selma Treviño who will be performing works-in-progress on Friday, February 21st. Artists and the culturally…

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Added by Queens Council on the Arts on February 5, 2014 at 1:03pm — No Comments

Astoria Characters: The Comic Who Counts Laughs

Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling

At night, Sooyah does her stand-up routine.

Sooyah Jun must get off the bed -- now! It's big and white and puffy like a cloud, and it's so comfortable…

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Added by Nancy Ruhling on February 4, 2014 at 1:10pm — No Comments

Astoria Characters: The Man Who Has His Way With Words

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Ron -- poet, editor, activist and bookseller.

Words, words, words. When they flow from Ron Kolm's mouth, they are not so much a stream of consciousness as…

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Added by Nancy Ruhling on January 28, 2014 at 3:18pm — No Comments

Go from artist to creative entrepreneur!

Tricia M. Taitt Financial literacy is critical to managing one’s art. Without it you can’t successfully budget for a theater production, tell a potential investor your funding needs or cover your personal bills. Learn how to prioritize needs over wants and appropriately manage cash flow with Tricia M. Taitt, a professional dancer and a certified Finance & Accounting consultant.

In this next…

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Added by Queens Council on the Arts on January 27, 2014 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Thur Feb 13th Pre-Valentine Singles Mingle Charity Event

***This event is open to all singles 21+***

WeekendDating.com has teamed up with several leading singles and professionals organizations including The Catholic Fellowship and The NYC Non-Profit Group to bring you more singles on this very special Pre-Valentine Day. 

Come out to Iron Bar on Thursday February 13, 2014 from 7PM – 10PM to meet that potential Valentine.  Located just a block off Times Square, Iron Bar & Grill, is a stellar new Gastro Bar…

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Added by The Catholic Fellowship of NYC on January 26, 2014 at 8:40pm — No Comments

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