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This Month in Queens Real Estate: DEC 2014
Dec 17, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
Dec 2014 Queens NY Market Update  The pace of home sales continued to decrease in November and inventory continued to track below last year’s levels as well.  Sales are well below those seen in the...
NYC Employment Law — Pre-tax Transit Benefits
Dec 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
As employers, sometimes it is difficult to keep with the employment law changes, which is why you should consult periodically with an employment defense lawyer and stay apprised of new laws. At the...
Wage and Hour Regulation Pitfalls
Dec 10, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 70 70 recommendations | email to a friend
Business owners can get themselves into trouble when not understanding wage and hours laws. What appears to be a bright idea that cuts corners and saves money is sometimes a violation that leads to...
In life, the glass is always half full! Exclusive interview with cartoonist Maria Scrivan
Dec 08, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 95 95 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 a...
Zeffirelli's La Boheme at the Metropolitan Opera: a review
Dec 04, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 119 119 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. L...
Are You Staying on Top of Regulations that Affect Your Restaurant?
Dec 04, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 106 106 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 addres...
The World Seen Through a Dog’s Point of View. An Exclusive Interview with Paul Gilligan, author of Pooch Café
Dec 03, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 115 115 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 be...
What about Wellness Programs as Part of Health Coverage?
Nov 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 158 158 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 ...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: NOV 2014 (Month's Supply: 6.3 Months)
Nov 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 235 235 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 t...
Forest Hills Food Crawl
Nov 10, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 246 246 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 Cr...

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Metropolitan Women Get Fit
New ladies-only gym opens in Forest Hills
Feb 24, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 113 113 recommendations | email to a friend
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Borz Said
Book Rehashes Raucous Days of School Board 24, Subject Fire Back
Feb 10, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 97 97 recommendations | email to a friend
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NYPD Gives Kids an Education in Jazz
There was nothing “blue” about the NYPD’s appearance at Bushwick’s P.S.147. Rather than the blues, the halls of the elementary school were filled with the swinging sounds of the last century’s best...
Feb 04, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 92 92 recommendations | email to a friend
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Queens Businesses Learn to Go Green
Summit gives companies chance to become more eco-conscious and profitable
Jan 27, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 100 100 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rosetta Wines is Pleasing to the Palate
Store offers fine wines without the pressure
Jan 27, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 95 95 recommendations | email to a friend
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Brooklyn Artist Named to State Council
Last week, State Senator Velmanette Montgomery named Brooklyn artist Danny Simmons as a member of the New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA). Simmons is the vice-chairman and co-founder of Rush...
Jan 27, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 94 94 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rap Video Highlights East New York Violence
Controversial video has community in uproar
Jan 08, 2009 | 1 1 comments | 121 121 recommendations | email to a friend
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Expat Burmese Keep Pressure on Regime
The Woodside-based pro-democracy activists of Burma Point took their new year fundraiser to a loft in SoHo Saturday night. At the reception, attendees sampled a buffet of American offerings and Bur...
Jan 07, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 113 113 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tablao Flamenco in Astoria - Friday, January 9th
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE American Bolero Dance Company and Spanish Benevolent Society-Centro Español proudly present TABLAO FLAMENCO IN ASTORIA, Friday, January 9, 2009 at 8:30 pm. Tablao Flamenco in ...
Dec 29, 2008 | 0 0 comments | 103 103 recommendations | email to a friend
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City Tech, Woodhull Team Up for Health
New York City College of Technology (City Tech) has partnered with Woodhull Medical Center to establish a Radiology Learning Lab on the premises of the hospital. The lab is designed to promote a le...
Dec 23, 2008 | 0 0 comments | 88 88 recommendations | email to a friend
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Clubhouse Opens at Dyker Beach Golf Course
$15 million renovation project complete
Dec 23, 2008 | 0 0 comments | 78 78 recommendations | email to a friend
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Santa Not the Only One With a Checklist
City hospitals work to eliminate fatal errors
Dec 17, 2008 | 0 0 comments | 80 80 recommendations | email to a friend
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Astoria Artisans Shine Bright
Designers spread the word about the neighborhood Astoria just might be the next fashion center of New York City, and local merchants made their case for that designation last Tuesday night. “Starry...
Dec 10, 2008 | 0 0 comments | 82 82 recommendations | email to a friend
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Newly Opened Gym Shaping Up Nicely
Queens residents have a new place to work off their Black Friday stuffing and yam guilt thanks to two couples with a passion for fitness. Mike Romer and Vinny Ruddy and their wives Maria and Kriste...
Nov 26, 2008 | 0 0 comments | 90 90 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bushwick Homecomings on DVD
Brooklyn-born filmmaker Stefanie Joshua recently celebrated the official DVD release of her acclaimed documentary film “Bushwick Homecomings” with a reception/screening at the Brooklyn Moon Café on...
Nov 26, 2008 | 0 0 comments | 83 83 recommendations | email to a friend
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WASHINGTON/LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Faced with the most destructive cyber attack of a company on U.S. soil, President Barack Obama resorted to humor to explain an absurd plot that even Hollywood did not see coming.
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LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Sony Pictures said on Friday it is looking for alternatives to release "The Interview" after it scrapped the Christmas Day theatrical opening of the screwball comedy at the center of a cyber attack on the studio blamed on North Korea.
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In this July 11, 2014 file photo, Cuba's Fidel Castro speaks with Russia's President Vladimir Putin in Havana, Cuba. Amid the excitement over the thaw in U.S.-Cuba relations, one person has been conspicuously absent: Fidel Castro. The former Cuban president hasn’t made any public comment about the announcement that the U.S. and Cuba will restore diplomatic relations after more than 50 years of hostility.(AP Photo/Alex Castro, File)HAVANA (AP) — Everyone in Cuba is talking about the startling turn in relations with the United States, with one notable exception: Fidel Castro.


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