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In life, the glass is always half full! Exclusive interview with cartoonist Maria Scrivan by Milano52
Dec 08, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 858 858 recommendations | email to a friend
Written By:  Tiziano Thomas Dossena   | 19 November 2014   Maria Scrivan’s cartoons are published in MAD Magazine, Parade Magazine, Prospect Magazine (UK), on Mashable.com, Salon.com. Funny Times and many other publications. Maria licenses her work to Recycled Paper Greetings, NobleWorks Cards, R...
Zeffirelli's La Boheme at the Metropolitan Opera: a review by Milano52
Dec 04, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 869 869 recommendations | email to a friend
  Written By:  Tiziano Thomas Dossena 3 December 2014 |     Zeffirelli’s production of La Boheme at the metropolitan Opera shines. A sample of the stage set up as performed in a preceding season. La Boheme is an opera that does not need introduction and most of our readers probably had the occasi...
Are You Staying on Top of Regulations that Affect Your Restaurant? by cjleclaire
Dec 04, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 763 763 recommendations | email to a friend
A recent change in regulations predicted to arrive soon is that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will release a national menu labeling standard for chain restaurants. The standard will address calorie and nutritional information required on menus and at point of sale. The National Restauran...
The World Seen Through a Dog’s Point of View. An Exclusive Interview with Paul Gilligan, author of Pooch Café by Milano52
Dec 03, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 839 839 recommendations | email to a friend
  Written By:  Tiziano Thomas Dossena 10 October 2014 |   Paul Gilligan with Poncho, the main character of Pooch Cafe According to his website, www.poochcafe.com, Paul Gilligan’s affair with art began in 1970, in kindergarten, when he figured out that he stunk at sports and that art was his only ...
What about Wellness Programs as Part of Health Coverage? by cjleclaire
Nov 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 787 787 recommendations | email to a friend
Today many companies offering health insurance also provide wellness programs, which are a preventative medicine approach to health. Today, 94 percent of employers with more than 400 employees and 63 percent of smaller companies offer some type of wellness program, according to the Kai s er Found...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: NOV 2014 (Month's Supply: 6.3 Months) by queenshometeam
Nov 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 877 877 recommendations | email to a friend
Oct 2014 Queens NY Market Update  Queens home sales are down for the third month in a row from August – October. Home sales are also remaining significantly below last year’s levels, according to the Long Island Board of Realtors. Prices increased on a year-over-year basis for 4 consecutive month...
Newtown Creek Alliance Public Meeting by Page3
Nov 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
Please join the Newtown Creek Alliance for a public meeting to hear the latest on a number of recent, on-going  and upcoming projects to restore habitat, improve water quality and increase awareness about Newtown Creek. A great opportunity to learn more about the current state of the creek and sh...
Forest Hills Food Crawl by Page3
Nov 10, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 853 853 recommendations | email to a friend
The Chamber and All The Tastes of New York would love to invite you to our first Forest Hills Food Crawl, a culinary journey through Forest Hills happening this Wednesday, November 12th ! A Food Crawl is a sampling of food from different restaurants that are within walking distance from each othe...
What Is the Professional Exception to Employment At-Will Termination? by cjleclaire
Nov 04, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 850 850 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen D. Hans As described in our earlier blog article, there are exceptions to at-will employment terminations, making them unlawful, and termination based on discrimination is one of them. Another unlawful reason for termination under New York case law is the professional exception. T...
Downhome Country Breakfast by Page3
Nov 03, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 966 966 recommendations | email to a friend
The Kiwanis Club of Maspeth presents their DOWNHOME COUNTRY BREAKFAST on Sunday, November 9th, 2014 from 8AM - 12PM.  Location: Martin Luther HS, 60-02 Maspeth Avenue Juice, Buttermilk Pancakes, Sausage and Choice of Beverage. Children & Seniors $3.00; Adults $5.00 Tickets can be purchased at: O'...