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Are You an Independent or Joint Owner If You Own a Franchise Restaurant?
Feb 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 48 48 recommendations | email to a friend
Authorl Stephen D. Hans For more than thirty years, a line was drawn that differentiated a franchiser and franchisee. The relationship between the two served each other well. Entrepreneurs looking ...
Septic Tank Pipe-Cover Crafts
Feb 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 45 45 recommendations | email to a friend
Many yards have ugly septic tank pipes sticking up out of the ground, but not all yards have ones that stand out in the open. In some cases, the septic pipes are hidden amongst trees, bushes or oth...
Are Your Dress Code and Grooming Policies Violating Discrimination Laws?
Feb 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 89 89 recommendations | email to a friend
      Author: Stephen Hans Companies have the right to expect employees to be neat in appearance and follow a company dress code. Some companies require short hair for men and no one gives it a sec...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: FEB 2015
Feb 16, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 111 111 recommendations | email to a friend
February 2015 Queens NY Market Update  Home sales continued to decrease in January, significantly below last year, however, inventory ticked up slightly. In response to the low inventory levels and...
Ruby Tuesday Is Accused of Gender Discrimination Involving Men
Feb 12, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 146 146 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen D. Hans It is common for the media to report on cases of gender discrimination where females did not receive equal pay or the same promotional opportunities as men. In contrast to t...
Stronger Mind, Happier You
Feb 07, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 179 179 recommendations | email to a friend
by Mary Murphy A lot of emphasis is put on the body when talking about working out—those washboard abs, defined calves, slimmed thighs--but sometimes we forget that the mind is part of the body, to...
Know and Follow the Regulations for Tip Pools
Feb 04, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 213 213 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen D. Hans In the restaurant business and hospitality industry in general, employees who provide services, such as servers, hosting staff, bartenders and bus persons typically receive ...
Queens Home Team Awarded Top Team at Keller Williams Realty Landmark II for Most Units Sold in 2014!
Jan 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 274 274 recommendations | email to a friend
The Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty, led by George & Abigail Herrera, were recently honored at the Keller Williams Realty Landmark II awards ceremony in Astoria, NY. Out of 160 Agents, Q...
The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (also known as ObamaCare)
Jan 29, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 282 282 recommendations | email to a friend
Author; Donna Stefans Re:Obamacare The Health insurance reporting requirements on the 2014 tax return are a bit complicated. If you and your family were covered by an employer health care plan for ...
A Different Slant on Class-Based Hiring Discrimination
Jan 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 261 261 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen D. Hans Most employers are familiar with the pitfalls of discriminating against applicants in protected classes under Civil Rights laws. For the most part, African Americans, Hispan...

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Park Slope hosts arts festival
The Six Betweens Art Collective is hosting a month-long festival in Park Slope in October to celebrate multi-disciplinary arts they use to transcend the space between audience and artist. The festi...
Oct 05, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Brooklyn Bridge walk raises poverty awareness in NYC
Over 3,000 New Yorkers walked across the Brooklyn Bridge on Saturday morning to raise awareness on New York City's recent dismal poverty findings by the United States Census Bureau. Community leade...
Oct 04, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cool antics at Atlantic Ave. street festival
Visitors had the opportunity to gobble up funnel cake, fried Oreos, and grilled corn on the cob this past Sunday during the 37th Annual Atlantic Antic Street Festival, held on Brooklyn’s Atlantic A...
Oct 04, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Barclay's Center to host Jay-Z concerts
The September 2012 opening of the Barclay's Center will be marked by “maybe one, maybe two, maybe three” Jay-Z concerts, the rapper announced at a press conference across the street from the Brookl...
Sep 28, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Liu visits city's oldest advocates
Prospect Park Residence hosts centennial community service celebration
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Arts festival invades DUMBO
Live performances and art galleries entertained visitors and residents on the streets of DUMBO last weekend as part of an art festival that took over the area. Thousands attended the three-day DUMB...
Sep 28, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Brooklyn Book Festival honors Brooklyn’s Jhumpa Lahiri
The sixth annual Brooklyn Book Festival honored the internationally acclaimed author and Fort Greene resident, Jhumpa Lahiri on Sunday, September 18. As a recipient of annual Brooklyn Book Festival...
Sep 20, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
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Jane’s Carousel in DUMBO officially opens
Many Brooklynites went for a ride on Thursday. Around and around they spun – children and adults alike – on Jane’s Carousel at DUMBO’s Brooklyn Bridge Park. The carousel officially opened to the pu...
Sep 16, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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Turner declared winner in NY09
Bob Turner pulled off Tuesday night what would have been unthinkable less than two years ago: getting the voters of New York's 9th Congressional District to send a Republican to Washington, D.C. Tu...
Sep 14, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 50 50 recommendations | email to a friend
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WTC opens under continued threat
New York City Police (NYPD) Commissioner Raymond Kelly held a press conference on Wednesday, September 7, to brief the city on its recovery from the World Trade Center (WTC) attacks 10 years ago an...
Sep 13, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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The sweet taste of “American Candy” in Brooklyn
Who says black girls – or all girls for that matter – aren’t funny? Hollie Harper says they all are, it’s just a matter of zoning in on that comedy. Harper is the producer of the sketch comedy show...
Sep 13, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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Liu visits Brooklyn kids on first day of school
Comptroller frets over future of schools after more budget cuts
Sep 08, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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All Politics is Local – We Endorse David Weprin For Congress
When the 9th Congressional District seat was vacated in Anthony Weiner’s resignation, constituents of the district, which encompasses parts of Queens and Brooklyn, were left without someone to figh...
Sep 06, 2011 | 1 1 comments | 61 61 recommendations | email to a friend
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West Indian Day Parade brings fun, guns and alleged racial profiling
The West Indian American Day Parade braved the threatening weather on Monday, September 5, as revelers in costumes filled with colors and feathers marched down Eastern Parkway in Brooklyn. The para...
Sep 06, 2011 | 1 1 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Stop-and-frisks cause advocate outrage
The New York Civil Liberties Union announced last week that the New York Police Department (NYPD) has stopped a record number of innocent people, most of whom are black and Hispanic, so far this ye...
Sep 06, 2011 | 1 1 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Police officers walk with their sniffing dog checking the area prior a march in memory of opposition leader Boris Nemtsov, who was gunned down on Friday, Feb. 27, 2015 near the Kremlin, in Moscow, Russia, Sunday, March 1, 2015. Russian investigators, politicians and political commentators on state television on Saturday covered much ground in looking for the reason Nemtsov was gunned down in the heart of Moscow, but they sidestepped one possibility, that he was murdered for his relentless opposition to Putin. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)MOSCOW (AP) — Thousands are expected to march through central Moscow to mourn veteran liberal politician Boris Nemtsov, whose killing has shaken Russia's beleaguered opposition.


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Fighters from the Tuareg separatist rebel group MNLA take shade under a tree in the desert near TabankortALGIERS (Reuters) - Mali signed a preliminary peace deal on Sunday to end fighting with northern separatist fighters, but the Tuareg-led rebels asked for more time for consultations before signing the agreement. The United Nations-brokered deal seeks to tackle decades of uprisings and instability in northern Mali, where Western and regional powers worry Islamist militants could return two years after French military intervention drove them out. "This accord is not intended to immediately resolve all the problems of a deep, multifaceted, cyclical crisis. ...


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TALLINN, Estonia (AP) — Estonians are voting for a new Parliament in an election dominated by economic issues and security concerns due to Russia's intervention in Ukraine.
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