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Food Industry Labeling: The Nuances of Meeting FDA Standards
May 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
At the end of November, 2014, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) began requiring restaurants and vending machine companies to label foods for nutritional value. At first glance, this requiremen...
More Trees, Please! Wealthy neighborhoods have the most trees!
May 20, 2015 | 2 2 comments | 396 396 recommendations | email to a friend
  "God has cared for these trees, saved them from drought, disease, avalanches, and a thousand tempests and floods. But he cannot save them from fools." ~John Muir If you'd like to request a tree p...
JUST LISTED: 1BR Coop at the Greenbriar (85-15 Main St Briarwood, NY 11435)
May 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 83 83 recommendations | email to a friend
George & Abigail Herrera Introduce another One Bedroom Coop for Sale in Briarwood NY!!! Privacy, great views, and convenience are featured in this lovely Briarwood Coop for Sale. Offered for sale b...
Dirty Little Secrets Your Landscaper Won't Tell You
May 08, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
If you hire a landscaping company to maintain your lawn, there are a few things you REALLY ought to know.  1) Less mowing is BETTER for your lawn and saves you $$$. Multiple academic studies have p...
Just Listed' 1 Bedroom Coop at 218-10 43rd Avenue in Bayside, NY 11361
Apr 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 209 209 recommendations | email to a friend
George & Abigail Herrera Introduce another 1br Coop for Sale in Bayside NY!!! Privacy, great views, and convenience are featured in this lovely Bayside Coop for Sale. Offered for sale by George Her...
EEOC Files Its First of Two Transgender Discrimination Lawsuits
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New York employers should take note that the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) filed and settled its first transgender discrimination lawsuit. In April 2015, the EEOC brought the suit ...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: APRIL 2015
Apr 20, 2015 | 2 2 comments | 269 269 recommendations | email to a friend
April 2015 Queens Real Estate Market Update Homes sales increased in March while inventory levels remained tight. Inventory typically reaches its low point during the winter months, but the current...
Just Listed: 1 Bedroom Coop at The New Hampshire House in Forest Hills, NY 11375
Apr 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 278 278 recommendations | email to a friend
George & Abigail Herrera Introduce another 1br Coop for Sale at The New Hampshire House in Forest Hills, NY!!! Privacy, great views, and convenience are featured in this lovely Forest Hills Coop fo...
Just Listed: 2 Bedroom Coop at the Acropolis Gardens in Astoria, NY 11105
Apr 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 276 276 recommendations | email to a friend
George & Abigail Herrera Introduce another 2br Coop for Sale at Acropolis Gardens in Astoria, NY!!! Privacy, great views, and convenience are featured in this lovely Astoria Coop for Sale. Offered ...
Just Listed: 2 Bedroom Coop at Bay Terrace Garden in Bayside, NY 11360
Apr 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 266 266 recommendations | email to a friend
George & Abigail Herrera Introduce another 2br Coop for Sale at Bay Terrace Garden in Bayside NY!!! Privacy, great views, and convenience are featured in this lovely Bayside Coop for Sale. Offered ...

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Tackling Brooklyn's mounting debt issues
Many residents struggling with credit card and other debts
Mar 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ground breaks on Fort Greene healthcare facility
Mayor calls healthcare model an “idea that spreads”
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Schools protest Cuomo’s controversial education plan
Take part in human chains, marches to protest proposal
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Riders Alliance petitions state to fund MTA improvements
Spend the week collecting Subway “horror stories”
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'Big Mac Attack' sickens Brooklyn borough prez
After McDonalds beating, teens need place to hang out
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Residents discuss controversial Brooklyn Heights library
Meet with developer, library officials to review plans
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Hundreds of New Yorkers march across Brooklyn Bridge
Event commemorates 50th anniversary of “Bloody Sunday”
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Brooklyn marks Colon Cancer Awareness month
Borough President Eric Adams gathered with his staff at Brooklyn Borough Hall on Friday to kick off Colon Cancer Awareness month, the 13th consecutive year March has been dedicated to promoting awa...
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Pols announce bill to combat illegal home conversions
Would punish landlords while protecting tenants
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DOT Art Program unveils new green installation in Brooklyn
It’s safe to assume that, before Tuesday, the pedestrian median at the intersection of 4th and Prospect avenues in South Park Slope had never before been adorned with anything much prettier than a ...
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Uzbek community reacts to Brooklyn terror wannabes
Following arrests, leaders say youth outreach should be priority
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Business leaders discussion formation of Court, Smith BID
According to organizers, 92% of area biz supports idea
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Brooklyn arts groups receive $45,000 in funding
Money will be used to market, promote borough's attractions
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Brooklyn arts groups receive $45,000 in funding
Money will be used to market, promote borough's attractions
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MoveNY reps discuss controversial plan at town hall
Say proposal is different than failed congestion pricing
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Opposition candidate Andrzej Duda, right, celebrates with supporters his victory, as first exit polls in the presidential runoff voting are announced in Warsaw, Poland, Sunday, May 24, 2015. Polish President Bronislaw Komorowski conceded defeat in the presidential election Sunday after an exit poll showed him trailing Duda, a previously little-known right-wing politician. (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Polish voters have sent a strong signal that they are unhappy with the country's direction, apparently unseating a president despite the country's years of fast economic growth and unprecedented stability.


2015-05-25 09:18:52 -0400

FILE - In this May 14, 2015, file photo, Bob Bowman, left, answers a question as Michael Phelps looks on at a press conference at the Arena Pro Swim Series swim meet in Charlotte, N.C. Bowman will always be known as Michael Phelps’ coach. But Phelps won’t be around forever, so Bowman started thinking about his own future. It led him back to the college ranks and a new job at Arizona State. (AP Photo/Nell Redmond, File)Bob Bowman will always be known as Michael Phelps' coach.


2015-05-25 09:16:47 -0400

Greece's radical-left government has been locked in negotiations with its creditors -- the IMF, the European Union and the European Central Bank -- for the past four months in a bid to unlock some 7.2 billion euros in bailout cashStruggling Greece will keep on repaying its EU-IMF creditors for as long as it can, with some 300 million euros due next week and no deal in talks over the country's remaining bailout funds, a spokesman said Monday. "To the extent that we are able to pay, we will keep on repaying these obligations," government spokesman Gabriel Sakellaridis told reporters. Sakellaridis's remarks came a day after a cabinet minister said Greece had "no money" to make a series of repayments to the International Monetary Fund from June 5.


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