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2nd Annual "American Fine Craft Show Brooklyn"
Sep 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 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 | 66 66 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 | 74 74 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 | 631 631 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 | 124 124 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 | 122 122 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 | 162 162 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 | 163 163 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 | 228 228 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 | 223 223 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...

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Residents demand inclusion in new DoBro tenants coalition
The closed-door meeting of a new tenants' group in Downtown Brooklyn sparked protest from longtime residents who fear they're being left behind as the neighborhood expands. Members of Families Unit...
Mar 29, 2011 | 2 2 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wallabout makes history
Enclave awarded state historic status
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FEMA declares disaster area for Brooklyn and Queens
Will provide funds to cover costs of December blizzard
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"Our Nixon" documentary sheds new light on Tricky Dick
Brooklyn filmmakers offer never-before-seen footage
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‘Green’ Eggs and Ham
Biz breakfast will focus on going green
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Vanderbilt Ave block association formed
Ft. Greene/Clinton Hill group to address traffic, parking
Mar 22, 2011 | 2 2 comments | 93 93 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bike share eyed for Downtown Brooklyn
DoBro being considered for 2012 program
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Prime 6 foes demand second chance
Urge state to reconsider liquor licenses
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Brooklyn cop killed in scuffle
Boerum Hill bust turns tragic
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Pier 11 space to open for work boats
City announces comprehensive waterfront plan
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Bike lane foes face uphill climb
PPW bike lane opponents outnumbered, heckled at hearing
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Opponents sue to remove PPW bike lane
The Prospect Park West bike lane brouhaha is headed to court. Opponents of the controversial bike lane filed a lawsuit claiming the city manipulated safety statistics and worked behind the scene wi...
Mar 08, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Crown Heights cabbie returns $100K
Repaid with $1,000 reward
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Turning up the heat on icy landlords
HEAT Act imposes stricter fines for violations
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Dine In Brooklyn 2011
Special includes a three-course prix fixe meal: $20.11 for lunch, $25 for dinner (plus taxes, tips and drinks). Bay Ridge * Areo Restaurant -- Bay Ridge -- Italian * Tanoreen -- Bay Ridge -- Middle...
Mar 03, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wolfsburg's defender Ricardo Rodriguez (4th R), midfielder Luiz Gustavo (3rd L) and other teammates celebrate after scoring during the German first division Bundesliga football match on September 21, 2014Berlin (AFP) - Bayer Leverkusen missed a chance to reclaim the lead in the Bundesliga on Sunday, suffering a 4-1 loss at VfL Wolfsburg, meaning that promoted Paderborn’s magical weekend continued by staying atop the Bundesliga.


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Wayne Allen Huntsman sits in El Dorado Superior Court for charges related to the King fire in Placerville, Calif., Friday, Sept. 19, 2014. Huntsman pleaded not guilty to an arson charge. He was being held on $10 million bail after authorities said he started the blaze. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)POLLOCK PINES, Calif. (AP) — Officials say nearly three-dozen structures have been destroyed in an expanding wildfire in Northern California.


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Empty streets are seen during a three-day lockdown to prevent the spread on the Ebola virus, in Freetown, Sierra Leone, Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014. Volunteers going door to door during a three-day lockdown intended to combat Ebola in Sierra Leone say some residents are growing increasingly frustrated and complaining about food shortages.(AP Photo/ Michael Duff)FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — Frustrated residents complained of food shortages in some neighborhoods of Sierra Leone's capital on Sunday as the country reached the third and final day of a sweeping, unprecedented lockdown designed to combat the deadly Ebola disease, volunteers said.


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