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What to look for when buying a home. Key important items.
Oct 23, 2021 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
There is a reason for everything. Low price is nice, but does the area have top rated schools? What about shopping, drive up and down the area for a mile. No supermarkets, a big inconvenience. No n...
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Oct 22, 2021 | 0 0 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
Still to Receive American Horticultural Society's Honor June 10 COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Steven Still was "green" before green was cool. Nearly four decades ago, Still earned his doctorate at the Universi...
The number 1 Real Estate Broker to go to , Sept.22,2021
Sep 22, 2021 | 0 0 comments | 62 62 recommendations | email to a friend
A Middle Village resident since 1965. Celebrating this month, 42 years in the Real Estate Business. Residential Sales, Mixed Use sales, and Commercial Sales.  To date Jim has completed over 4,000 w...
Some Real Estate Agents do not know how to sell Commercial Properties
Sep 21, 2021 | 0 0 comments | 63 63 recommendations | email to a friend
You can’t just take a Commercial Listing and jump around because you got an exclusive listing. If you just let the owner dictate a price to you and you yes him to death and say just sign here, your...
Important info on closing costs when selling a home. Jim Turano
Sep 20, 2021 | 0 0 comments | 693 693 recommendations | email to a friend
So besides hearing from a sales agent how much commission, or length of time for them to get the exclusive from you, do they explain your closing costs to you? From 42 years ago until today, I alwa...
Hire the most experienced hands on Broker- Jim Turano
Sep 16, 2021 | 0 0 comments | 806 806 recommendations | email to a friend
Now celebrating his 42 year in the Real Estate Business. Over 4,000 written appraisals to date completed. Appeared in New York State Supreme Court as an expert witness in appraising. During Pandemi...
From the earliest I can remember, I’ve always loved music. Exclusive interview with songwriter, singer and entertainer Paul Loren
Sep 08, 2021 | 0 0 comments | 1029 1029 recommendations | email to a friend
Interview by Tiziano Thomas Dossena Paul Loren is a singer, songwriter, producer, and consummate entertainer. A native New Yorker, Paul was raised on the rich legacy of soul, classic pop, and the G...
Special Tribute to all First Responders and 9/11 Victims
Sep 08, 2021 | 0 0 comments | 119 119 recommendations | email to a friend
Thank you for your unbelievable Bravery on the job. A special Tribute to  MS. Evelyn Cruz, of Middle Village, NY. To the many who lost their lives, and the many who suffered for years, God Bless th...
Best Neurosurgeon in Bangalore
Sep 06, 2021 | 0 0 comments | 1994 1994 recommendations | email to a friend
Neuro Doctors are a cohesive group of Top Neurosurgeons , Neurologists, Intervention Neuroradiologist, pain management specialists who work together to provide comprehensive neurosciences care to o...
Hear Landlords side of the story for once!
Sep 01, 2021 | 0 0 comments | 91 91 recommendations | email to a friend
Landlords going through stress and anger these days.  Tenants who had good paying jobs now using the system not to pay rent. Something wrong with the system. Sooner or later you will hear it or see...

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Steve Barrison, Small Business Congress
As executive vice president and spokesperson for the Small Business Congress, Steve Barrison is against congestion pricing. “Tens of thousands of small businesses compete everyday and have to come ...
Mar 26, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 2625 2625 recommendations | email to a friend
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Christopher Sperrazza, CB5 Member
Middle Village resident Christopher Sperrazza joined Community Board 5 two years ago after he sat in on a meeting and realized there weren’t too many people there like him. “I was by far the younge...
Mar 19, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 1972 1972 recommendations | email to a friend
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Brandy Flores, Williamsburg Resident
At 13 years old, Williamsburg resident Brandy Flores has already shown signs of being a future neighborhood activist. Earlier this week, Flores and his neighbors led a protest in front of their bui...
Mar 12, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 1914 1914 recommendations | email to a friend
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Paul Samulski, North Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce
For the last three years, Paul Samulski has served as president of the North Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce. The organization represents Bushwick, Greenpoint and Williamsburg businesses, and aids mem...
Mar 05, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 1940 1940 recommendations | email to a friend
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Anshu Khadka, Desis Rising Up and Moving
For nearly two decades, the community organization Desis Rising Up and Moving (DRUM) has been organizing working-class South Asian and Indo-Caribbean communities in New York City. Founded in 2000, ...
Feb 27, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 2272 2272 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mohammad Khan, MPower Change
Queens native Mohammad Khan stood alongside friends and colleagues in celebration after Amazon announced that it would not build a new campus in Long Island City. “I’m happy Amazon isn’t coming,” h...
Feb 19, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 2125 2125 recommendations | email to a friend
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Winsome Pendergrass, Upstate-Downstate Housing Alliance
When Winsome Pendergrass moved into her Ditmas Avenue apartment in 2010, her rent was $1,200 a month. Nearly a decade later, it has risen to $2,100. Like thousands of tenants who live in rent-stabi...
Feb 13, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 1946 1946 recommendations | email to a friend
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John Kelly, Eastern Queens Greenway
For years, local advocates have been pushing for a safe, protected path from Flushing Meadows-Corona Park to the Long Island border. They call it the Eastern Queens Greenway, according to John Kell...
Feb 05, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 1969 1969 recommendations | email to a friend
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Emely Rodriguez, Churches United for Fair Housing
Emely Rodriguez was born and raised in Williamsburg, a neighborhood that she has seen change drastically over the last decade. “I’ve seen a ton of new buildings that weren’t there before. There are...
Jan 29, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 2029 2029 recommendations | email to a friend
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Frank Wu, Court Square Civic Association
The Court Square Civic Association was founded in 2015 to advocate for its residents, artists and businesses. As the newly elected president, Frank Wu hopes to improve the Long Island City neighbor...
Jan 22, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 1990 1990 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sereida Rodriguez, PS 84 Principal
Williamsburg native Sereida Rodriguez was the first in her family to graduate from college. But the road to get there was not easy. She recalled that she didn’t even think about college until she w...
Jan 16, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 1955 1955 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wesner Pierre, CAMBA
As a nonprofit organization based in Brownsville, CAMBA provides comprehensive services to more than 45,000 families annually. As part of their work, the organization operates a Cure Violence, anti...
Jan 09, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 2008 2008 recommendations | email to a friend
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Julius Michel, NYPD Explorer
When Clinton Hill native Julius Michel joined the NYPD’s Law Enforcement Explorer program two years ago, he was initially reluctant. “I didn’t want to sign up at first,” he said. “I was kind of res...
Jan 02, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 2017 2017 recommendations | email to a friend
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Jake Lamonda, Uniformed Fire Officers Association
As president of the Uniformed Fire Officers Association, Jake Lamonda and his union represent lieutenants, captains, battalion chiefs, supervising fire marshals and more. But in Lamonda’s eyes, the...
Dec 26, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 2032 2032 recommendations | email to a friend
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James Mituzas, Landscape Architect
For James Mituzas, working in Queens means he gets to reminisce about the borough where he was born and raised. As the director of Landscape Architecture for the Parks Department in Queens, Mituzas...
Dec 18, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 1986 1986 recommendations | email to a friend
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