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Astoria Characters: The Violinist

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 05.24.2016 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

Why the violin? Marina Fragoulis isn't quite sure why she chose it. She was 10, and all she knew was that, for no particular reason, she didn't want...

Astoria Characters: The Wide-Eyed Girl

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 01.25.2014 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

Fashion photographer Casey Brooks is used to being on the other side of the lens, and she doesn't think any pictures taken of her look good. She's posing in her favorite alley, a long crossed-shaped space that oozes with urban chic.

Pat Robertson: Snow Is God's Way of Punishing Americans Who Were Planning to Drive to Do Something Gay

Andy Borowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Andy Borowitz

Explaining his theory, Rev. Robertson said, "Because of the bad road conditions the Almighty has made, any gay activities that people were planning on doing will have to be postponed by a day or two."

N.J.-bound barge beached in Virginia is towed toward open waters | | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. -- A 570-foot barge bound for New Jersey that went aground in the surf off of Virginia Beach is making its way back to open waters...

Pat Robertson's Regent University Gets Democratic Student Group

Washington Monthly | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

When TV preacher Pat Robertson created Regent University in Virginia Beach 30 years ago, he had a rather specific idea in mind. He'd show the "elites"...