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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 | 174 174 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?
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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 | 213 213 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 | 269 269 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 | 29 29 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
Mar 01, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 311 311 recommendations | email to a friend
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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DeBlasio pushes for reform on stop and frisks
But mayor continues to defend it
May 16, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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East River State Park friends group launched
On Saturday, May 5, a new nonprofit group, Friends of the East River State Park (FERSP), officially launched to serve the Williamsburg and Greenpoint neighborhoods. In conjunction with “I Love My P...
May 16, 2012 | 2 2 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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New York Food Book Fair
The first-ever New York Food Book Fair was held this past weekend in the Wythe Hotel in Williamsburg. There were over 50 participants and 15 panels covering a diverse cross section of the literary ...
May 09, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Community unites to improve Cooper Park
Councilwoman Diana Reyna, the Department of Parks and Recreation, Open Space Alliance of North Brooklyn, and over 100 volunteers including a Boy Scouts Troop from the Brooklyn Chapter of the Arrow ...
May 09, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Council members tour Maspeth industrial businesses
City Council members from the Committees on Small Business and Economic Development toured businesses in the Maspeth Industrial Business Zone last Friday, May 4, in an effort to reach out to manage...
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Tour of Williamsburg offers look back at yesterday
A view of the former St. Catherine's hospital site, former factories and a history of the Greenpoint hospital site are just some of the reference points visitors on the Discover Williamsburg (Green...
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Go Green! Greenpoint Festival goes on despite rain
Despite some clouds and a quick burst of rain, Town Square’s Go Green! Greenpoint Earth Day Festival was a bright event, filled with activities, vendors, and this year, art installations and even t...
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Gearing up for Greenpoint Earth Day Fest
The fifth annual Go Green! Greenpoint Earth Day festival will be held at McCarren Park this Saturday, and promises many of the same activities as the previous years, only – according to the festiva...
May 02, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Williamsburg to get new music venue
A century-old former sawdust factory will soon be converted into yet another music space for Williamsburg. Located at North Sixth Street and Wythe Avenue, the proposed facility will be built for pe...
May 02, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bushwick Community High gets last-minute reprieve
Taken off closure list just hours before final vote
Apr 26, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lentol honored for animal activism
Assemblyman Joseph Lentol received The Humane Legislator of the Year award in recognition for introducing bills last year aimed at increasing penalties for spectators whose admission fees and gambl...
Apr 25, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Downtown Brooklyn economy to grow by billions
The Downtown Brooklyn Tech Center will grow to a $5.85 billion a year industry, an 87 percent increase from the current $3.13 billion, supporting more than 61,000 jobs by 2015, according to a recen...
Apr 25, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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Brooklyn Museum explores Keith Haring's artistic journey
As part of its continued effort to expose urban art, an exhibit featuring the early work from New York City's beloved pop-artist Keith Haring is decorating walls from floor to ceiling in the Brookl...
Apr 25, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Using arts to revolutionize child care
After launching a small business in a close-knit community in Brooklyn, Kristina Wilson is changing the way parents view child care. Her company, Sitters Studio, incorporates the arts into baby-sit...
Apr 19, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Expect a jam-packed Northside Festival
The annual Northside Festival, which brings together music, art, film and entrepreneurship with hundreds of bands and artists at various venues around Williamsburg and Greenpoint, returns this June...
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Trump waves as he arrives to speak at the California GOP convention in Burlingame, CaliforniaBy Steve Holland and Valerie Volcovici WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Front-runner Donald Trump said on Sunday that he will have essentially sealed the Republican U.S. presidential nomination if he wins Tuesday's contest in Indiana, where he now holds a big lead over chief rival Ted Cruz. A new NBC/Wall Street Journal/Marist opinion poll showed Trump with a wide lead in Indiana, 49 percent to 34 percent for Cruz and 13 percent for a third candidate, Ohio Governor John Kasich. Trump, a 69-year-old real estate developer, sounded confident in an interview on "Fox News Sunday" when asked whether Indiana would basically end the long-running Republican race in his favor.


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U.S. President Barack Obama and his daughter Malia walk from Marine One to board Air Force One upon their departure from O'Hare Airport in ChicagoWASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama's eldest daughter Malia will attend Harvard University in the fall of 2017 after taking a year off from studies following her high school graduation this spring, the White House said. "Malia will take a gap year before beginning school," a White House statement said, breaking a months-long silence about Malia's college search. Both President Obama and Michelle Obama attended Harvard Law School. (Reporting By David Lawder; Editing by Angus MacSwan)


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MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — A Somali military official says fighters from Islamic extremist rebels recaptured a town in southern Somalia, killing at least 11 Somali government soldiers.
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