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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 | 162 162 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 | 203 203 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 | 202 202 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 | 258 258 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...
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 | 302 302 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...
5 Ways to Sell your Home for Top Dollar in Queens NY
Feb 22, 2016 | 2 2 comments | 344 344 recommendations | email to a friend
by George Herrera , Realtor and Co-Owner of the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty . If you own or live in Queens, then you already know that we do things differently here. Not only are we ...

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arts and entertainmemt
World BBoy Battle comes to Forest Hills
BBoy competition features talent around the city
Apr 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - April 28 - May 5
Art “This Place” - Thurs, April 28 - 10am to 11p.m. - The Brooklyn Museum’s new exhibition “This Place” explores the complexity of Israel and the West Bank, as place and metaphor, through the eyes ...
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Interactive UniverSoul Circus lights up New York
Led by Lucky the Ringmaster, the event brings a global phenomenon to Brooklyn & Queens.
Apr 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - April 21 - April 28
Entertainment events occurring in Brooklyn and Queens.
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Mott & Bayard, The Right Frame of Mind
Enter Mott & Bayard’s new Borough Collection; a sleek new brand at the intersection of culture and style. The collection’s chic style and affordable price tag are the factors behind it’s roaring su...
Apr 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Exploring the creativity of Echo Bloom
Chatting with the Brooklyn band that has masterfully captured storytelling
Apr 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - April 14 - April 21
Entertainment events occurring in Brooklyn & Queens.
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Musician Janita talks career, deluxe album
The musician from Finland has released a deluxe album that finally reflects the artist she’s always set out to be
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Fancy tea with artist Tom Sachs?
Exhibit to feature tea ceremonies with the artist
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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - April 7 - April 14
Entertainment events happening in Brooklyn and Queens
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Titan's “Julius Caesar” plays on the line of present and past
Titan Theatre Company closes out their 2015/2016 season with a unique interpretation of the Shakespearean classic.
Mar 31, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Reading explores writings of Queens’ female writers
Last Wednesday, the Astoria Bookshop held an event in coordination with the Heightening Stories Workshop entitled “Diverse Women’s Words,” which is based on some of the readings from the Diversity ...
Mar 31, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Review: “Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice”
It's one of the biggest openings for a Batman movie, but was it worth it?
Mar 31, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - March 31 - April 7
Entertainment events happening in Queens and Brooklyn
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Young Creators Workshop brings art to life
Kids paint masterpieces at VBGCQ workshop
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Miami Dolphins top draft pick Laremy Tunsil, center, smiles during a news conference Friday, April 29, 2016, in Davie, Fla. Tunsil was selected 13th overall in the NFL draft Thursday night. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)DAVIE, Fla. (AP) — Laremy Tunsil is now using the same answer to questions about his freefall in the NFL draft, the social media hacking that cost him millions and the investigation he stirred at Ole Miss.


2016-04-29 17:33:51 -0400

FILE - In this May 29, 2012, file photo, a train hauling coal to British Columbia heads north out of Seattle between office buildings, condos and the downtown waterfront. On Friday, April 29, 2016, state and local regulators are releasing a sweeping review of a coal export terminal proposed along the Columbia River in southwest Washington. The analysis is expected to study impacts that extend well beyond the facility site in southwest Washington, from global-warming effects of burning the exported coal in Asia to rail impacts as the coal is from the Rockies throughout the state. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)SEATTLE (AP) — A coal-export terminal proposed along the Columbia River in southwest Washington state could have unavoidable, significant impacts on greenhouse gases emissions, vessel traffic and rail safety, according to an environmental review released Friday.


2016-04-29 17:32:26 -0400
BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — The Latest on the sentencing hearing for a Colorado woman convicted of attempted murder after cutting a nearly 8-month-old fetus from a stranger's womb (all times local):
2016-04-29 17:29:52 -0400