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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 | 183 183 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?
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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 | 276 276 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 | 30 30 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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Fire ravages Brooklyn homes
A massive six-alarm fire engulfed a Bushwick block last week, displacing dozens of residents. The fire broke out just before 10 p.m. at 1427 DeKalb Avenue on March 29 and spread to the adjacent bui...
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Construction hurting Myrtle Avenue businesses, owners say
Stringer visits BID as part of citywide tour of small biz
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Housing advocates hold rallies across Brooklyn
Separate calls for affordable housing in Bushwick, East New York
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Maloney kicks off 2016 re-election campaign
Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney believes that if you love your job, you’ll never have to work a day in your life. By that standard, she said, she hasn’t been to work the entire time she’s been in Con...
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Greenpoint Chamber honors East River Ferry at annual meeting
NY1 anchor talks future of media for keynote address
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Police arrest one suspect behind nighttime burglaries
The 94th Precinct announced that officers arrested a person suspected to be behind the string of 19 nighttime burglaries in northern Brooklyn. Captain Stefan Komar said since the individual’s arres...
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Community boating groups planning April fundraiser
LIC, North Brooklyn clubs joining forces
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Thoughts on gentrification
I have been reading an excellent oral history book called "The Edge Becomes the Center: An Oral History of Gentrification in the 21st Century." This book follows the thread of gentrification largel...
Mar 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Project expo kicks off PB voting for District 34
Vote week runs until April 3 in North Brooklyn & Ridgewood
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94th Precinct sees rise in nighttime burglaries
Williamsburg and Greenpoint have suffered a string of recent nighttime burglaries targeting new or converted apartment buildings, according to the 94th Precinct. Between February 19 and March 14, o...
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94th Precinct sees rise in nighttime burglaries
Williamsburg and Greenpoint have suffered a string of recent nighttime burglaries targeting new or converted apartment buildings, according to the 94th Precinct. Between February 19 and March 14, o...
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The local political revolution
Bernie Sanders is making many people I know believe in politics. Some of them are even registering to vote for the first time. I'm really glad about this, because despite my cynicism, I really do b...
Mar 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Nearly year-long M train shutdown looming
Before the L train is shut down between Brooklyn and Manhattan creating what some believe will be a mass transit nightmare, M train riders in Ridgewood, Bushwick and Middle Village will have to dea...
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Support local businesses, both old and new
Walking home down Graham Avenue from an afternoon in Manhattan, I was excited to see that the Meat Hook was flourishing in it's new space. There's something really satisfying about seeing a busines...
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Lifelong Greenpoint resident serves as aide at St. Patrick’s Day Parade
Considers it one of greatest honors of her life
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Leicester City's Wes Morgan celebrates scoring his side's first goal of the game, during the English Premier League soccer match between Manchester United and Leicester City, at Old Trafford, in Manchester, England, Sunday May 1, 2016. (Martin Rickett/PA via AP) UNITED KINGDOM OUTMANCHESTER, England (AP) — Leicester has pulled off the seemingly impossible and won the English Premier League.


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Leicester City fans react as they watch the Chelsea versus Tottenham Hotspur English Premier League soccer match at the Local Hero public house in Leicester, central England, Monday May 2, 2016. (Joe Giddens/PA via AP) UNITED KINGDOM OUTLONDON (AP) — Leicester secured an incredible first Premier League title without playing on Monday after second-place Tottenham drew 2-2 at Chelsea in one of the biggest-ever triumphs by an underdog in sports.


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In a Thursday, April 28, 2016 photo, Vanessa the duck leads her offspring through the halls of the Village Elementary school in Hartland, Mich. to the outdoors. Vanessa has returned to the Village Elementary school courtyard to lay her eggs for the past 13 years, and the school has formed a close bond with the duck. Every year this momma duck nests in the courtyard of Hartland's Village Elementary, and once her eggs hatch, the school staff creates a safe passageway. Vanessa seems to understand, and leads her offspring through an open door of the courtyard, and through the halls to an exterior door. (Gillis Benedict/Livingston County Daily Press & Argus via AP) NO SALES; MANDATORY CREDITHARTLAND, Mich. (AP) — A mother duck has grown attached to a Michigan elementary school's courtyard, returning each year to lay her eggs and then walk the hallways with her ducklings — with the help of students and staff — to safely get to a nearby pond.


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