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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 | 210 210 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 | 252 252 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...
GLENISE GOMEZ CEO EXPANDS ORGANIC SKIN CARE LINE AND ASSISTS TO INSPIRE & EMPOWER WOMEN IN THE 5 BOROUGHS
Mar 15, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
Glenise Gomez is the Founder and CEO of Skin Ethiks, a company that specializes in all natural skin care, announced the company’s plans for re-branding and marketing expansion, including additional...
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 | 248 248 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 | 301 301 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 | 344 344 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...

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Board votes in favor of BK Heights library sale
Community Board 2 voted to recommend the controversial sale of the Brooklyn Heights Library to a private developer last week, capping off the community board input portion of the project’s ULURP ap...
Jul 21, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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BP hosts tenant harassment town halls
Says distinct patterns emerging across the borough
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6,500 Red Hook residents to receive free WiFi
Part of $10M investment in NYCHA broadband
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Brooklyn Chamber launches LGBT Committee
Diverse as the myriad cultures that comprise its population, Brooklyn’s small business landscape is an ever-changing combination of the old and new, the frivolous and the necessary, a fraud protect...
Jul 14, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Brooklyn opens first human milk bank depot
Gravesend site among new wave participating in milk banks
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City agencies launch anti-littering campaign
Aim to clean up city’s beaches
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East Flatbush park gets million dollar makeover
Improvements to playground, athletic courts, aesthetic
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Extreme Makeover: Golconda Park Edition
Fort Greene's Golconda Park is getting a big renovation.
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Stonie victorious at Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest
23-year-old dethrones reigning champ in annual eating contest
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Car ban on Prospect Park’s West Drive officially in effect
The permanent ban on traffic in Prospect Park took effect yesterday, with West Drive officially cordoned off from the city’s motorists. Cars can now no longer travel on the park’s West Drive, which...
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Audit finds hundreds of NYCHA apartments vacant
While more than 270,000 New Yorkers languish on months-long waiting lists for public housing, hundreds of NYCHA apartments sit vacant, oftentimes for years, according to an audit released by the Ci...
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Scores turn out to protest group's flag burning
Protestors made good on their vow to burn an American flag on Wednesday in protest of racial violence, albeit not precisely as planned. After a Facebook event for the burning garnered widespread me...
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South Brooklyn Terminal reactivated as working port
Part of effort to develop South BK as maritime commerce hub
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Outdoor swimming pools open across city
Open from 11 am. until 7 p.m. through Labor Day
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Pols, community leaders call for gun safety initiatives
Coney Island residents say city has ignored community violence
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More than 1,100 firefighters are battling 49 separate blazes across the Canadian province of Alberta, seven of them totally out of controlCanada began airlifting to safety up to 25,000 people from the city of Fort McMurray forced from their homes by raging forest fires in Alberta's oil sands region. The authorities ordered the oil city of 100,000 people to be evacuated after firefighters backed by air tankers and helicopters failed to prevent the monster blaze from engulfing entire neighborhoods. Some 4,000 people who fled to the north of the city have been airlifted to Edmonton and Calgary, Alberta Premier Rachel Notley said, adding that the hope is to airlift 8,000 by the end of the day.


2016-05-06 06:54:27 -0400

A ballot box is opened as counting begins for London's mayoral electionScottish nationalists won a third term in power but lost their outright majority Friday in one of a series of local and regional elections seen as a key test for Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn. The main opposition Labour Party came third in the vote for Scotland's devolved parliament but its candidate Sadiq Khan is expected to clinch victory in London to become the city's first Muslim mayor. Deputy leader Tom Watson told BBC radio the results were a "mixed picture" for Labour, whose socialist leader Corbyn has come under pressure after a scandal over alleged anti-Semitism among some party members.


2016-05-06 06:53:17 -0400

A Pakistani sweetshop owner has confessed to fatally poisoning at least 30 people by lacing his goods with pesticide, police tell AFPKhalid Mehmood confessed in a court in central Punjab province that he had poisoned the sweets after his elder brother Tariq, who owned the sweetshop with him, "insulted and abused" him in a business dispute. "I wanted to teach him a lesson," police investigator Mohammad Afzal quoted him as saying, with the statement confirmed by another senior police official. The poisoned batch of sweets were bought by a local man who gave them to family and friends celebrating the birth of his grandson.


2016-05-06 06:51:28 -0400