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This Month in Queens Real Estate: DEC 2014
Dec 17, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 56 56 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 | 51 51 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 | 101 101 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 | 169 169 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 | 191 191 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 | 181 181 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 | 186 186 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 | 236 236 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 | 310 310 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 | 313 313 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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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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Free market is far from it
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Time for de Blasio recovery
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Can Bloomberg Be Relevant In Everytown?
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Timing is a problem for Astorino
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Arts education an afterthought in poorest communities
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Vision Zero needs to focus on enforcement
Almost immediately after taking office, Mayor Bill de Blasio vowed that his administration would be focused on reducing the number of traffic fatalities in the city, particularly among pedestrians....
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Paging Daniel Murphy….
When Mets second baseman (and part-time outfielder, first baseman, etc.) left the ball club to be with his wife for the birth of his son, it triggered chatter among the sport-loving zeitgeist. Nobo...
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Fans bid farewell to the golden age of baseball
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Ten tips to have you looking great this summer
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Time for Congress to Raise the Minimum Wage
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Climate change should equal political action
As billowing smoke pours from New York City’s manufacturing chimneys and industrial meccas around the world, numerous waterfront metropolises around the world are under a near-certain threat of inc...
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Noise study is just the beginning
There was a bit of good news for Queens and Brooklyn residents who have been suffering from noise related to the city's two airports ever since the Federal Aviation Administration began implementin...
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MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Wisconsin Badgers have received a crash course in just how much of a business college sports can be.
2014-12-25 02:48:18 -0500

In this photo taken Sunday Nov. 30, 2014, Chinese security guards hold up shield to protect Beijing Ducks' Stephon Marbury during a CBA match between his team and Shanxi Dragons in Taiyuan in northern China's Shanxi province. After a tumultuous career in the NBA, Stephon Marbury says he’s found peace in China, thriving on the court with the Beijing Ducks, mentoring young Chinese teammates and becoming one with his adopted home town. Now he has an even bigger goal in mind, to one day coach China’s national team. (AP Photo) CHINA OUTBEIJING (AP) — After a roller-coaster NBA career, Stephon Marbury has found peace in basketball-crazed China. The two-time all-star is thriving on the court with the Beijing Ducks while becoming one with his adopted hometown away from basketball.


2014-12-25 02:47:18 -0500

FILE - In this June 24, 2014, file photo, Uruguay's Luis Suarez holds his teeth after running into Italy's Giorgio Chiellini's shoulder during a group D World Cup soccer match in Natal, Brazil. Perhaps odder things happened in sports in 2014, but for sheer audacity, and on a global stage no less, the bite by Suarez takes the (temporary porcelain) crown. (AP Photo/Ricardo Mazalan, File)Gothic folklore met modern dentistry, with the whole world watching.


2014-12-25 02:44:50 -0500