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This Month in Queens Real Estate: August 2016
Aug 26, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 45 45 recommendations | email to a friend
by George Herrera , Realtor & Listing Specialist with the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty . August 2016 Market Update Home sales in July dropped again for the fifth consecutive month. De...
What to do When Your Designated Driver Plan Fails
Aug 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 50 50 recommendations | email to a friend
There’s no question that designating a driver reduces drunken driving accidents and saves lives. Designated Driver Statistics As time goes along, more and more people have gotten on board with the ...
If I Return to Work Making Less Money, Am I Still Entitled to Workers’ Compensation Benefits?
Aug 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 50 50 recommendations | email to a friend
New York City | Queens | Brooklyn | Bronx Workers’ Compensation Lawyers So you’ve been hurt at work and you can’t perform your old job. What happens if you go back to work at a different position, ...
The Difference that Jurisdiction Could Make in a High Profile Divorce Case
Aug 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 54 54 recommendations | email to a friend
by Chris Palermo   Different states and different countries have laws that can significantly affect the outcome of a divorce. A prime example is a high profile case reported in the New York Post . ...
Equal Pay for Women Issues
Aug 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen Hans Long Island City, Queens & NYC Employment Defense Attorney From an employer’s standpoint, if you are following similar pay practices to other businesses, it may seem like safet...
Prevent Boating Tragedy – A Guide to Safe Boating on Long Island
Aug 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 85 85 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Steven Palermo: The Suffolk Personal Injury Lawyer Cool ocean breezes on a hot summer day and the freedom of an open sea make boating a favorite pastime for many people. It’s a lifestyle fo...
HemClear: An Alternative Hemorrhoid Treatment
Aug 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 86 86 recommendations | email to a friend
Hemorrhoids are painful, swollen blood vessels and veins around the anus that can cause severe discomfort to sufferers. They can be internal, located inside the anus, or external, meaning that you’...
Can I File Suit against My Employer if I Am Injured at Work?
Aug 18, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 115 115 recommendations | email to a friend
New York City | Queens | Brooklyn | Bronx Workers' Compensation Lawyers A question we frequently get from prospective clients has to do with whether or not an employer can be sued in court for a pe...
New York City Affirms Rights to Use Bathrooms Consistent with Gender Identity
Aug 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 118 118 recommendations | email to a friend
Author:Stephen Hans & Associates Media outlets across the country are addressing controversial laws passed recently in certain states that prohibit transgender individuals from using bathrooms cons...
Can a Party in a Divorce Case Sue a Judge?
Aug 15, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 124 124 recommendations | email to a friend
Suing a judge occurs rarely, but does happen. In 2015, the judge presiding over a NY divorce case sanctioned an attorney who represented himself in the divorce case. Recently, the attorney filed a ...

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Variety show takes over historic Astor Room
Michael Mott & Friends introduces a new class of Broadway stars and more to The Astor Room in Astoria
Aug 30, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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IFP's captivating Film Week is coming soon
The Independent Filmmaker Project’s annual Film Week, occurring between September 17th and September 22nd, has raised the stakes this year.
Aug 30, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - September 1 - September 8
Entertainment events happening in Queens and Brooklyn
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Brazil takes over the Museum of the Moving Image
On Fridays now through September 9, the Museum of the Moving Image will showcase the work of Brazilian women directors in its new season of O Brasil: Contemporary Brazilian Cinema.
Aug 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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BK designs, Titanic chair on display in Manhattan
The new “From Teaspoons to Titanic: Recent Acquisitions” exhibition
Aug 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - August 25 - August 30
Entertainment events happening in Queens and Brooklyn
Aug 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Queens-themed gallery at Resorts World reflects community
Exhibit shows off summer in Queens
Aug 16, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - August 18 - August 25
Entertainment events happening in Queens and Brooklyn
Aug 16, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fall festival The Meadows to take over Citi Field
The Meadows Music and Arts Festival, which is slated for the weekend of October 1st and 2nd at the Citi Field complex in Flushing Meadows Corona Park, promises quite the impressive lineup.
Aug 09, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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2,000 miles on a bike for musician Joanna Wallfisch
Forget walking 1,000 miles, Wallfisch is biking 2,000 miles to perform her music along the west coast
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Queens Book Festival is a success in Astoria
The Queens Book Festival kicked off at Kaufman Astoria Studios in Astoria on Sunday as more than 3,000 people gathered to celebrate the literary scene in Queens.
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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - August 11 - August 18
Entertainment events in Queens and Brooklyn
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Potter-mania returns with Astoria Bookshop release party
Bookshop honors Harry Potter with midnight party
Aug 02, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Summer tradition featuring 70mm films returns
The Museum of the Moving Image’s annual summer tradition, the See It Big! The 70mm Show, has returned with eight classic and contemporary films photographed in 70mm that will be projected in 70mm.
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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - August 4 - August 11
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national news

FILE- In this June 4, 2014, file photo, mother's Linda Boyle, left and Lyn Coleman hold photo of their married children, Joshua Boyle and Caitlan Coleman, who were kidnapped by the Taliban in late 2012 in Stewartstown, Pa. The State Department is evaluating a video released by the Afghan Taliban showing Joshua Boyle and Caitlan Coleman warning that their Afghan captors will kill them unless the Kabul government ends its executions of Taliban prisoners. State Department spokesman John Kirby said at his daily briefing Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2016, that the video purportedly showing the couple is “being examined for its validity.” (AP Photo/Bill Gorman, File)WASHINGTON (AP) — The State Department said Tuesday it is evaluating a video released by the Afghan Taliban showing a Canadian man and his American wife warning that their Afghan captors will kill them and their children unless the Kabul government ends its executions of Taliban prisoners.


2016-08-30 21:00:01 -0400

Police said Chris Brown was being transported to a police station to be booked on the assault chargeSinger Chris Brown was arrested in Los Angeles on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon, police said, following an hours-long standoff after a woman alleged he pointed a gun at her. Police said the troubled singer, who has had numerous brushes with the law, was being transported to a police station to be booked on the assault charge. The Los Angeles Police Department earlier said that officers from homicide and robbery division, which deals with celebrity cases, headed to Brown's home after the woman called for help at 3:11 am (1011 GMT).


2016-08-30 20:55:39 -0400

A water dropping helicopter heads back to get more water as a wildfire burns near homes in the brush in Beaumont, Calif., Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2016. (Terry Pierson/The Press-Enterprise via AP)BANNING, Calif. (AP) — Fire officials say a wildfire tearing through brush east of Los Angeles has destroyed an outbuilding and forced 700 people from their homes.


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