blog roll
our featured bloggers
2nd Annual "American Fine Craft Show Brooklyn"
Sep 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Timed for Holiday shopping, the American Fine Craft Show Brooklyn, November 22-23, 2014 at Brooklyn Museum will be filled with handmade ceramics, decorative and wearable fiber, furniture, glass, je...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: SEPT 2014
Sep 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
Sept 2014 Queens NY Market Update  In August, the pace of home sales continued to improve amid decreasing inventory levels and interest rates below last year’s. This summer’s housing market has pre...
How Can Employers Avoid Litigation with the EEOC?
Sep 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) can bring litigation against employers on behalf of workers who file discrimination or harassment claims with the EEOC. Because the EEOC is select...
Timing Is Everything
Sep 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 596 596 recommendations | email to a friend
     While I was living in Nashville, I was continually learning about different plants and flowers that were native to the region. As I walked through a field one day, I spotted a cluster of daint...
7 Common Real Estate Law Issues In NY
Sep 09, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 88 88 recommendations | email to a friend
Real estate is plagued with all sorts of issues. This is a short list of 7 the most common problems plaguing real estate. In almost all instances, a lawyer will be necessary to find a solution for ...
Where You Can Watch The World's Biggest Clock
Sep 09, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 87 87 recommendations | email to a friend
Did you know that the world’s largest clock is located in Saudi Arabia? More specifically, in Mecca? The Abraj Al-Bait Towers, also known as the Mecca Royal Hotel Clock Tower, are a building of sup...
This article is intended to provide a brief overview and summary on the issue of custody of a child or children.
Sep 04, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 125 125 recommendations | email to a friend
New York State recognizes two forms of custody.  The first is Joint Custody where the child resides physically with one of the parents; the second being sole and legal custody of the child to one o...
An Intern's Right to Sue for Discrimination in New York
Sep 03, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 127 127 recommendations | email to a friend
Legal loopholes sometimes exist that preclude bringing a lawsuit because the letter of the law does not protect an individual's rights. In the past, this may have been the case with interns, who be...
What Employers Should Know about Paternity Leaves
Aug 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 192 192 recommendations | email to a friend
Queens NY Employment Defense Attorney The Family Medical Leaves Act (FMLA) grants the right to mothers and fathers to take up to 12 weeks off for maternity or paternity leaves so they can spend tim...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: AUG 2014
Aug 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 196 196 recommendations | email to a friend
  August 2014 Queens NY Market Update  In July, home sales dropped slightly from June when we saw a slight jump in sales. The increase in sales pace in June & July led to another substantial increa...

more blogs

news
Beep: share school crossing guards with elderly
Guards seek compensation for work they already do
Aug 27, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Clinton Hill discusses tensions with police
To address soaring tensions between communities and the police officers assigned to serve and protect them, the arts space known as Jack at 505 Waverly Place in Clinton Hill hosted a community disc...
Aug 27, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Kings County residents in line for national health study
In an effort to evolve national health programs across the country, Brooklyn has been selected by the National Health and Nutritional Examination Survey (NHANES) as one of 15 counties across the na...
Aug 27, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Court case in Brooklyn could affect all the city's elderly
As services at an assisted living residence in Park Slope continue to decline, despite court orders to maintain comfortable living conditions for the elderly residents, family members and supporter...
Aug 24, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Adams recognizes FDNY and EMS workers for rescue
Borough President Eric Adams recognized the firefighters and emergency workers who rescued three children from a burning Brooklyn apartment back at the inaugural Hero of the Month awards ceremony h...
Aug 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Sand sculptors showcase talents for Sandy relief
Dozens of competitors from around the globe and hundreds of observers converged on the Coney Island boardwalk on Saturday for the 24th annual Sand Sculpting Competition. In cooperation with the Ast...
Aug 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Faith leaders call for an end to religious harassment
Critical of mayor for his relationship with Sharpton
Aug 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Community thanks Millman for 17 years of service
Celebration quickly morphs into campaign stop for Simon
Aug 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Child finds loaded gun buried in Coney Island sand
Local politician calls for more beach patrol officers
Aug 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Macon Street is home to Brooklyn’s Greenest Block
For 20 years, borough presidents have held a friendly block-by-block competition to choose the greenest blocks in Brooklyn in an effort to promote environmental sustainability throughout the boroug...
Aug 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Elected officials push Brooklyn to host DNC in 2016
Senator says Hillary Clinton backs borough for convention
Aug 13, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Residents fight for green space in Brooklyn Bridge Park
Board votes down proposal to review park's original plan
Aug 13, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Elderly residents win small victory in battle against PPR
Prospect Park Residence ordered to return suspended services
Aug 13, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Planned parolee reporting facility continues to upset residents
Despite community backlash, construction on a new Department of Corrections and Community Supervision (DOCCS) office continues at 15 Second Ave. in Gowanus. The 55,000-sq.-ft. facility will serve a...
Aug 08, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Teen pregnancy gets the spotlight in new Bushwick mural
The girls of Groundswell are making a big statement with their latest mural at a Bushwick Food Bazaar, located at 17-59 Ridgewood Pl., where they are painting one of the grocer’s large, white walls...
Aug 06, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
national news
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso hailed Scotland's rejection of independence as positive for Europe and noted the strength of commitment shown by Scots during the campaign to membership of the EU. "I welcome the decision of the Scottish people to maintain the unity of the United Kingdom," Barroso said in a statement on Friday. "This outcome is good for the united, open and stronger Europe that the European Commission stands for. ...
2014-09-19 05:40:12 -0400
By Jamie McGeever LONDON (Reuters) - Investors in British financial markets breathed a sigh of relief on Friday, after a Scottish vote against independence spared them prolonged and unprecedented uncertainty that a break up of the United Kingdom might have unleashed. Stocks rose, sterling hit a two-year high against the euro, and currency market volatility - which had reached historically high levels ahead of Thursday's vote - collapsed. Royal Bank of Scotland said it had scrapped contingency plans to relocate to England. ...
2014-09-19 05:40:12 -0400

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev heads the Cabinet meeting in the government headquarters in Moscow, Russia, Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014. (AP Photo/RIA Novosti, Dmitry Astakhov, Government Press Service)MOSCOW (AP) — Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev says Russia is ready to cooperate with the West despite efforts to isolate Moscow with economic sanctions.


2014-09-19 05:38:24 -0400