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Important info on closing costs when selling a home. Jim Turano
Sep 20, 2021 | 0 0 comments | 210 210 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 | 353 353 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 | 585 585 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...
The Origins Of Marriage
Aug 29, 2021 | 0 0 comments | 127 127 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 | 191 191 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...
42 Years in Business this September
Aug 21, 2021 | 0 0 comments | 1189 1189 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...
“I’ve wondered if even my most pessimistic books aren’t pessimistic enough…” Exclusive interview with award-winning author Paolo Bacigalupi.
Aug 02, 2021 | 0 0 comments | 328 328 recommendations | email to a friend
Interview by Tiziano Thomas Dossena Paolo Bacigalupi  is a successful science fiction and fantasy writer. He has won the  Hugo ,  Nebula ,  John. W. Campbell ,  Compton Crook ,  Theodore Sturgeon ,...
Record breaking sales listings for July 2021
Jul 31, 2021 | 0 0 comments | 382 382 recommendations | email to a friend
Good News! This has been a record breaking Month for Diverse Real Estate. Over $11,000,000 dollars in new listings this Month. One families, Mixed use buildings, Taxpayer building and Commercial bu...
Congrats to my sales agent. Well done.
Jul 31, 2021 | 0 0 comments | 331 331 recommendations | email to a friend
Congrats to my sales Agents for breaking a record for July 2021. servicing Middle Village, Glendale, Maspeth, Forest Hills, Ridgewood and Astoria.  Jim Turano/ Broker Diverse Real Estate 347-837-9206 
COMING OUT OF THE TUNNEL: TOWARD A CLEAR VIEW OF OPERA IN OUR TIME
Jul 19, 2021 | 0 0 comments | 444 444 recommendations | email to a friend
BY MICHAEL RECCHIUTI The worldwide pandemic of 2020-2021 succeeded in accomplishing what years of shrinking, progressively less sophisticated audiences, graft laden internal politics, destructive n...

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Dr. Carmen Fong, Cancer Surgeon
For National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, the advocacy organization Fight Colorectal Cancer is launching its annual awareness campaign to encourage patients to get screened early. Fight CRC i...
Mar 03, 2021 | 0 0 comments | 622 622 recommendations | email to a friend
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Frankie Dascola, Music Director
Frankie Dascola wears many hats at IS 93 in Ridgewood. In addition to teaching music for grades six through eight, Dascola is the Social Emotional Team lead, the school wellness liaison, and co-adv...
Feb 24, 2021 | 0 0 comments | 702 702 recommendations | email to a friend
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Angela Cooper, Soho Waterworks
A Brooklyn-based startup company is hoping to educate the public on the importance of drinking naturally sourced water. Soho Waterworks was launched in September 2019 by three founders, including C...
Feb 16, 2021 | 0 0 comments | 730 730 recommendations | email to a friend
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Abou Sow, Prince Abou’s Butchery
Growing up, Abou Sow has always been involved in the entire processing of the meat his family consumed, from sourcing the animal to going to the butcher to receive the meat. When Sow was 13, his pa...
Feb 10, 2021 | 0 0 comments | 116 116 recommendations | email to a friend
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Richard Manson, Local Initiatives Support Corp.
Founded in December 1979, the Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) has connected public and private resources with underinvested communities to address issues like housing, jobs, education,...
Feb 02, 2021 | 0 0 comments | 765 765 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pavel Danilov, Fridge No More
Before the pandemic, serial entrepreneurs Pavel Danilov and Anton Gladkoborodov began discussing the idea of launching a new hyperlocal grocery delivery service in Brooklyn. Danilov, who was an ear...
Jan 26, 2021 | 0 0 comments | 794 794 recommendations | email to a friend
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Thomas Wang, Taipei Fine Wine & Liquor
When the Department of Sanitation and business leaders toured downtown Flushing last week to better understand local garbage concerns, Thomas Wang did not hesitate to step in and pitch his own idea...
Jan 19, 2021 | 0 0 comments | 794 794 recommendations | email to a friend
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Radames Millan, Three Kings Day Parade
The first Brooklyn Three Kings Day Parade took place on January 4, 1998. Starting at Power Street and running down Graham Avenue to Broadway, more than 20,000 people attended the celebration. Nearl...
Jan 13, 2021 | 0 0 comments | 765 765 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bianca Romero, Mixed-media artist
Diners who eat at Blend in Astoria will come across the artwork of New York City-based mixed media artist Bianca Romero. Romero custom-painted the restaurant’s outdoor seating area using abstract p...
Jan 06, 2021 | 0 0 comments | 760 760 recommendations | email to a friend
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Raelynn Kelsey, Community Capacity Development
At 17 years old, Raelynn Kelsey has just opened up her first savings account. Kelsey is one of the 25 young people who are participating in Community Capacity Development’s new financial literacy i...
Dec 29, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 769 769 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dr. Fred Millán, SUNY Hispanic Leadership Institute
A longtime Bayside resident and psychology professor has been named as a fellow for the State University of New York (SUNY)’s Hispanic Leadership Institute. Dr. Fred Millán, the interim Psychology ...
Dec 23, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 726 726 recommendations | email to a friend
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Laura Rendon Albarracin, Horatio Alger Scholar
Laura Rendon Albarracin’s dream job of working for the United Nations and advocating for women’s rights is one step closer to reality thanks to the Horatio Alger Association. A freshman at St. Jose...
Dec 16, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 770 770 recommendations | email to a friend
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Samy Nemir-Olivares, District Leader
As the district leader for Bushwick, Samy Nemir-Olivares has advocated for his community through organizing and grassroots activism. As a member of Brooklyn Community Board 4’s Housing Committee, N...
Dec 09, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 793 793 recommendations | email to a friend
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Robert Gerov, Meva Labs
During the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, Meva Labs, the HIPPA-compliant telehealth and practice management provider, had to shut down their office in Times Square. All of their staff also pivote...
Dec 01, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 791 791 recommendations | email to a friend
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Johanna Castaneda, Grupo Rebolú
Since November 16, the Center for Traditional Music and Dance has featured immigrant artists, dancers and singers in the online series, “Beat of the Boroughs: NYC Online.” One participant was Grupo...
Nov 24, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 794 794 recommendations | email to a friend
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