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This Month in Queens Real Estate: DEC 2014
Dec 17, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 23 23 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 | 20 20 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 | 69 69 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 | 94 94 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 | 118 118 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 | 105 105 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 | 114 114 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 | 157 157 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 | 234 234 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 | 245 245 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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Weiner Bows to Bloombucks
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Share the Historical Wealth
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Hold Banks Responsible for Foreclosed Homes
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When Good Policy Falls Due to Politics
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Guest Op-Ed: An Open Letter to Albany Legislators
Take action to save our state’s economy, federal stimulus won’t solve all problems
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Onward Laptop Soldiers…
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DOE Must Stop Planning Schools in a Vacuum
This administration needs to reexamine how the Department of Education (DOE) goes about building schools throughout the city. There is very little available space for schools to be built, so the ne...
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Moya Right Choice for City Council
The special election race to fill the City Council's empty 21st District seat, vacated when then-councilman Hiram Monserrate was elected to the State Senate last November, features four promising c...
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A Flower Grows In Brooklyn
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Don't Let City's Catholic Schools Fail
Like so many New York kids, I grew up in the shadow of a parish school. As a Jewish boy who lived across the street from Saint Saviour high school, I never gave much thought to the profound impact ...
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City Needs to Move on Glendale Rezoning
Recently, we were brought up to date by the Department of City Planning on the completion of Phase II of the Glendale down-zoning progress. In the four long years of waiting that we were forced to ...
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Very Stately
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Pro-Gun, or Not So Much
To say that new U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand has begun paying attention to New York City is an understatement, at the very least. Since being sworn into office, Senator Gillibrand has made more ...
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Andrew Cuomo and the Conservative Party
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Pipedream Profits
In the famous courtroom scene in The Bonfire of the Vanities, an irate judge making a last stand for justice speaks out against greed, dishonesty, and corruption before finally imploring the assemb...
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Cuba's President Raul Castro attends the closing ceremony of the 10th Bolivarian Alternative for the Americas (ALBA) alliance summit in HavanaBy Daniel Trotta and Rosa Tania Valdés HAVANA (Reuters) - Stepping out of his legendary brother's shadow, President Raul Castro has scored a diplomatic triumph and a surge in popular support with the deal that ends decades of open hostility with the United States. For many Cubans, the restoration of diplomatic relations and President Barack Obama's promise to dismantle economic sanctions against the communist-run island have raised hopes of a more prosperous future. ...


2014-12-19 12:41:55 -0500
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Former Senator Chris Dodd, now the leader the Motion Picture Association of America on Friday called the cyberattack on Sony Pictures <6758.T> a "despicable, criminal act," in what is believed to be the first statement from major Hollywood studios on the hack.
2014-12-19 12:41:44 -0500
BELFAST, Northern Ireland (AP) — British army experts have dismantled a suspected booby-trap bomb hidden underneath an off-duty British soldier's car in Northern Ireland.
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