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Restaurants Weigh in on Replacing Tipping with Service Charges
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Queens New York Employment Defense Attorneys Human Resource Consulting Law Firm Various restaurants across the country are in the process of changing tipping into service charges. The Seattle Eater...
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Are you having trouble evicting a tenant? The Landlord Center has been effectively representing landlords and have been very successful in fighting for their rights for over 20 years. The legal tea...
What it was Like to Buy a Home, after Selling Over 150...
Mar 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 195 195 recommendations | email to a friend
by George Herrera , Realtor & Co-Owner of the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty . My wife & I recently closed on the our very first home and boy was it an experience, especially considerin...
How Does a Prior Injury Affect Your Eligibility for Workers' Compensation Benefits?
Mar 15, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 236 236 recommendations | email to a friend
In New York, when you have been injured on the job, you have a right to seek benefits under the state's workers' compensation system. In fact, the workers' compensation system is generally your sol...
ARTS Community: Free Cultural Arts & Networking at CUP Center
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The Enterprise Collective is hosting a free community event to celebrate Women’s History Month at CUP Center located at 1071 Bedford Avenue in the Bedford Stuyvesant section of Brooklyn Saturday, M...
Where Is Paradise?
Mar 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 235 235 recommendations | email to a friend
Where is the Garden of Eden, and therefore, the tree of life, today? Is this the same as Paradise? Genesis 3:24 I may have bit off a little too much with this question. But it has often come to my ...
The Real Deal-Real Estate Update
Mar 08, 2016 | 3 3 comments | 287 287 recommendations | email to a friend
Since 1979 when Jim Turano then sales agent, first started, he was the first in the community to offer Senior Citizen Discounts. In addition he offered Police officers and fireman discounts when th...
House Listings for Sale
Mar 04, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
A professional who has lived in the Community since 1965 Has an advantage. A Real Estate Broker with 37 years of experience has the advantage. A Real Estate Broker who has served the Community as P...
Queens Real Estate Market Report: February 2016
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by George Herrera , Realtor and Co-Owner of the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty . Queens Real Estate Market Update: February 2016 Home sales dropped in January which is somewhat typical ...
University Policies to Deal with Sexual Harassment Issues
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Recently, a sexual harassment case involving a Chicago professor became high profile in the news. While you can view the case from the perspective of the victim and the alleged abuser, there is als...

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Preparing for tourists in Brooklyn
Like it or not, tourism is coming to our neighborhoods. As hotels spring up where factories and warehouses once lay, the suitcases and confused faces become more and more visible. In fact, a few mo...
May 03, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pulaski Bridge now safer for pedestrians, cyclists
City opens new lanes on Brooklyn-Queens connector
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Community breaks ground on new affordable housing
Williamsburg building is largest of group's five projects
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Silvagni & Como Free Elder Law Seminar
On Wednesday, May 4th, the law firm of Silvagni & Como will host a free Elder Law Seminar at the Swinging Sixties Senior Center, located at 211 Ainslie St. in Williamsburg, Brooklyn.
Apr 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Beating the system
Last week, after my column came out, I ran into a friend en route to the library. She had seen my piece and was excited about it, as she, like most of us, loves our community and wants to help figh...
Apr 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Memorial ride honors Brooklyn residents killed on bikes
In the wake of the tragic accidents that took the lives of 33-year-old James Gregg and 34-year-old Lauren Davis, community advocates and leaders are demanding better law enforcement practices to pr...
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Postal services unveils pilot program to assist residents
Makes it easier to assist New Yorkers in distress
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Greenpoint brothers recognized for reaching Eagle Scout
It’s a lifelong endeavor, but three brothers from Greenpoint have achieved a rare feat: they all made Eagle Scout, the highest rank in the Boy Scouts. More than 130 friends, family, troop members a...
Apr 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Owners of building that houses center file for bankruptcy
Maneuver comes after negotiating sale of property to community
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Watch out Williamsburg, there’s a new 'Pie Smith’ in town
New pizza joint an outpost of Europa Restaurant
Apr 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Don't Leave Without a Fight
As I sat by the bonfire chatting with a few friends who were being pushed out of Greenpoint, I just couldn't get comfortable. My chair was either too close or too far from it. Every time I moved I ...
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Cherry Blossom festival celebrating 35th year
Sakura Matsuri will feature over 60 events at BBG
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BP honors heroes of the month for March, April
Police save choking baby, Williamsburg man rescues suicidal woman
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Pols rally against closure of Social Security office
Feds look to move services to site in Lower Manhattan
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The L conundrum
Assemblyman Joe Lentol has announced that the MTA will finally brief concerned L train riders regarding their plans for the repairs, possibly during the first week of May. I am looking forward to t...
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Czech Republic's foreign minister Lubomir Zaoralek talks to EU commissioner for european neighbourhood policy Johannes Hahn during a meeting of Visegrad 4 foreign ministers with their counterparts from six post-Soviet republics in Prague, Czech Republic, Wednesday, May 4, 2016. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on Europe's response to the wave of migration from the Middle East and elsewhere (all times local):


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AMMAN (Reuters) - The Syrian army on Wednesday said it would implement a "regime of calm" in Aleppo city for 48 hours as of Thursday, state television reported. The general command of the army said it would take effect at 1 a.m. on Thursday. (Reporting by Suleiman Al-Khalidi; Editing by Janet Lawrence)
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IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — A black University of Iowa freshman told police that he was severely beaten by three white men who called him racial slurs, investigators said Wednesday.
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