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This Month in Queens Real Estate: DEC 2014
Dec 17, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 45 45 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 | 41 41 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 | 92 92 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 | 132 132 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 | 154 154 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 | 143 143 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 | 150 150 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 | 199 199 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 | 274 274 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 | 280 280 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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Queens Library board owes it to the public to come clean
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Do Not Count Christie Out
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Room for Supportive Housing in NYC
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World's Fair anniversaries a good time to discover Queens
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Condi Scorn: The Closed Door of Free Thought
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Ferry service critical to future of mass transit
It has been nearly three months since the India Street pier collapsed into the East River in Greenpoint, and while the city is still working to complete the investigation with RedSky Capital, Brook...
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Another kind of football is coming to New York
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In this Thursday, Nov. 27, 2014 photo, Roberto Castellanos poses for a picture in front of his school in Tegucigalpa, Honduras. Roberto, who just turned 12, spends eight hours a day at a repair shop, sanding and painting ice cream carts for the daily pay of $2.50 in Honduran lempiras. (AP Photo/Esteban Felix)TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras (AP) — Roberto Castellanos has the hands of a construction worker and the homework of a 6th grader.


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In this Dec. 20, 2014 photo, Cuba’s head of North American affairs, Josefina Vidal, front row center, embraces Gerardo Hernandez, member of "The Cuban Five," at the closing from a twice-annual legislative session at the National Assembly in Havana. In the country’s first detailed public response to Obama’s historic announcement last week,Vidal said that Cuba welcomes “the entire package” offered by Obama. That includes U.S. equipment to improve the Cuban internet and potentially unlimited exports of Cuba’s new class of private business owners. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa)HAVANA (AP) — Cuba's point person on U.S. relations says anything is up for discussion as the two countries move to re-establish diplomatic ties, from anti-drug cooperation to joint environmental agreements.


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Today is Tuesday, Dec. 23, the 357th day of 2014. There are eight days left in the year.
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