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Important info on closing costs when selling a home. Jim Turano
Sep 20, 2021 | 0 0 comments | 80 80 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 | 223 223 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 | 535 535 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 | 47 47 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...
Hear Landlords side of the story for once!
Sep 01, 2021 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 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...
The Origins Of Marriage
Aug 29, 2021 | 0 0 comments | 820 820 recommendations | email to a friend
legal marriage contract they may use, such because the community of property or an ante-nuptial contract. Some different essential agreements would come with whether or to not have children togethe...
Blood Memory, prose Poems: Reading these poems is an adventure of sorts in the emotional world
Aug 22, 2021 | 0 0 comments | 154 154 recommendations | email to a friend
R eview by Tiziano Thomas Dossena In this outstanding collection of poems in prose, or prose poems as they may be defined,  Michelle Reale  evaluates and presents the doubts, soul’s contortions, an...
Jim Turano- One of the Top Real Estate Brokers in Queens, NY
Aug 22, 2021 | 0 0 comments | 84 84 recommendations | email to a friend
September marks the 42 year in the Real Estate Business. Giving back to the Communities for four decades. past President of Middle Village Kiwanis Club, Glendale Middle Village Lions Business club,...
42 Years in Business this September
Aug 21, 2021 | 0 0 comments | 176 176 recommendations | email to a friend
Jim Turano celebrates his 42 year in business this September. Broker of Diverse Real Estate of Middle Village. Residential, Mixed Use and Commercial Sales. Completed over 4,000 written appraisals t...
Retail Commercial Space on busiest part of Metro Available
Aug 16, 2021 | 0 0 comments | 114 114 recommendations | email to a friend
Commercial experts know the North side of any Avenue is usually the busiest part of an Avenue. This location is the best when it comes to Commercial. Same side as 4 banks, Dunkin Donuts and most re...

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Rafael Espinal, Freelancers Union
When Rafael Espinal began his tenure as the executive director of the Freelancers Union in March, he saw the role as a great opportunity to continue the advocacy work he did as a member of the City...
Apr 15, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 1249 1249 recommendations | email to a friend
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Elizabeth Satterlee Ersenkal, Immigrant Families Together
When President Trump’s zero tolerance immigration policy was instituted, millions of activists across the country mobilized to push back. Astoria resident Elizabeth Satterlee Ersenkal was one of th...
Apr 08, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 1260 1260 recommendations | email to a friend
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Jonathan Forgash, Astoria Together
Four years ago, Astoria resident Jonathan Forgash teamed up with local foodies Joe DiStefano and Gabe Gross to start Queens Dinner Club. Their curated events showcased the diverse food scene in Que...
Apr 01, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 1294 1294 recommendations | email to a friend
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Stu Sherman, Candidate
Amid the COVID-19 outbreak, a pandemic specialist is throwing his hat in the ring for City Council in Brooklyn. Legal aid attorney and public health expert Stu Sherman is running for a term-limited...
Mar 25, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 1298 1298 recommendations | email to a friend
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John Liang, YNG
When John Liang first moved to New York, he and his wife would visit Flushing almost every weekend. “That was our weekly ritual,” he said. “We got haircuts, meals. We spent the whole day there.” Th...
Mar 17, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 1308 1308 recommendations | email to a friend
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Christopher Torres, Friends of the BQX
When Christopher Torres first heard about the idea for the Brooklyn-Queens Connector (BQX), his initial thought was that it was “sort of a crazy project.” But then he read the EDC’s reports, and sp...
Mar 10, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 1313 1313 recommendations | email to a friend
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Deno Vourderis, Deno’s Wonder Wheel
For three generations, the Vourderis family has owned and operated the world-famous Deno’s Wonder Wheel in Coney Island. The landmarked attraction was purchased in 1983 by Constantinos Dionysios Vo...
Mar 03, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 1314 1314 recommendations | email to a friend
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Joshua Bienstock, NYIT Professor
For the last three decades, Joshua Bienstock has worked as a practicing employment and labor lawyer. He’s also been a mediator for over 10 years, with research focusing on conflict resolution in hi...
Feb 26, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 1308 1308 recommendations | email to a friend
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Michael Porcelli, Auto Mechanic
Longtime Community Board 5 member Michael Porcelli has pretty much been a mechanic since he was five years old. He started in his father’s automotive shop at that age and loved the business. He too...
Feb 18, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 1297 1297 recommendations | email to a friend
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Emily Ramos, High Mi Madre
As New York lawmakers negotiate the legalization of recreational marijuana, some new companies are looking for ways to enter the cannabis industry. One of those entities is High Mi Madre, a South B...
Feb 12, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 1325 1325 recommendations | email to a friend
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Debra-Ellen Glickstein, NYC Kids RISE
NYC Kids RISE was founded to expand economic opportunity and equity by providing families a way to save for their children’s future. The nonprofit organization manages the Save for College program,...
Feb 05, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 1310 1310 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rajiv Gowda, State Senate Candidate
Engineer, labor leader and community leader Rajiv Gowda is running for the State Senate to represent the north and east shores of Staten Island and parts of south Brooklyn. Gowda, who has lived in ...
Jan 29, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 1318 1318 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tom Duane, Former State Senator
Tom Duane represented the west side of Manhattan for decades, first in the City Council and later in the State Senate for more than a dozen years. He made history in 1991, when he, along with Anton...
Jan 22, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 1357 1357 recommendations | email to a friend
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Michelle Dunston, LeFrak City Tenants Association
For the last year, Michelle Dunston has served as the president of the LeFrak City Tenants Association. With more than 5,000 families living in the 4,605-apartment complex in Corona, her role is to...
Jan 15, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 1326 1326 recommendations | email to a friend
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Jenifer Rajkumar, Assembly Candidate
Woodhaven resident Jenifer Rajkumar is vying to make history in New York. Rajkumar, a public interest lawyer, educator and former state government official, is running for the state Assembly in Dis...
Jan 08, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 1391 1391 recommendations | email to a friend
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