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OTELLO saved by the performers at the METROPOLITAN OPERA
May 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
  Posted on May 18, 2016 by editoreusa   This ostensibly new production (it started in September of last year) of Verdi’s Otello at the Metropolitan Opera could have been the greatest pleasant surp...
How to Contest your Queens Property Taxes and(or) Building Classification
May 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
by George Herrera , Realtor & Co-Owner of the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty . One issue that we see a lot here in Queens is a property tax assessment that doesn’t match the legal use o...
Restaurants Can Throw Dog Lovers a Bone
May 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
NYC Employment Defense Attorney “I’m so pleased that the city Department of Health threw dog lovers a bone,” Assemblywoman Linda Rosenthal (D-Manhattan) was quoted as saying by The New York Daily N...
The Workers’ Compensation Has Ruled Against You—What Are Your Options?
May 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
by Pyrros & Serres LLP , Workers Compensation Attorneys Workers Compensation Attorneys in New York You were hurt on the job and filed a legitimate claim, but the New York State Workers’ Compensatio...
Playground Injuries on the Rise: How You Can Protect Your Child
May 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 69 69 recommendations | email to a friend
by Steven Palermo | May 11, 2016  Kids love to play outdoors and physical exercise is good for them. The fact that playground injuries are on the rise may be frightening to some parents. Even so, t...
The Zadroga Act—What is It and How Does It Affect Workers' Compensation?
May 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 71 71 recommendations | email to a friend
Author:Pyrros & Serres LLP In the aftermath of September 11, 2001, many people volunteered to help clean up after the devastation of the twin towers at the World Trade Center. Many of those volunte...
How Far Do Privacy Rights Stretch for a Child’s Safety?
May 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 77 77 recommendations | email to a friend
A father recorded a conversation between his son and his ex-wife’s live-in boyfriend. Later on, when he turned in the recording as evidence, the boyfriend’s attorney challenged the admissibility of...
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May 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 69 69 recommendations | email to a friend
Our Blog—A Place to Learn More about Our Practice Employment Law | Personal Injury | Medical Malpractice | Construction Site Accidents | Premises Liability | Nursing Home Neglect and Abuse | Motor ...
EEOC Alleges Discrimination Based on Applications Requiring Medical History
May 11, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 122 122 recommendations | email to a friend
Queens, New York City Employment Defense Firm As employers, when you ask for medical information on a job application, you raise a red flag for the Equal Opportunity Employment Commission (EEOC) an...
Advantages Of Advertising On NYC Billboards & Buildings
May 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 133 133 recommendations | email to a friend
Using billboards to advertise may seem old-fashioned in our technology-driven era. With the internet and the many platforms it reaches out to, why would we still want to advertise with something as...

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Walk a mile in a Sandy victim’s shoes
Event meant to put pressure on pols to approve relief
Jan 09, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Another disaster recovery center opens in Brooklyn
To meet demand, the Small Business Administration (SBA) and FEMA have set up a new disaster recovery center in Sheepshead Bay. The center is located at the Sheepshead Bay Yacht Club, 3076 Emmons Av...
Jan 09, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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EPA releases details of Gowanus Canal cleanup
The Environmental Protection Agency announced a plan to clean up the Gowanus Canal, which has been declared a Superfund site. The public will have until March 28 to comment on the plan, and can lea...
Jan 09, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Coalition puts pressure on Cablevision
Cablevision isn’t scoring well with customers and workers in Brooklyn. The Communication Workers of America made some noise and brought the issues to light a t a press conference on Thursday, Janua...
Jan 09, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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The top 10 Brooklyn stories of 2012
1) Hurricane Sandy While the entire New York City area was hit by the hurricane, parts of Brooklyn were left devastated. Red Hook and the neighborhoods of south Brooklyn felt the effects of the sto...
Jan 03, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Unions say Acadia Realty Trust project is unfair to workers
Ear-piercing chants, whistles and hardhats filled the streets of downtown Brooklyn on Tuesday afternoon. The sounds were the voices of hundreds of newly organized, unionized construction workers ga...
Dec 26, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Macchiarola, former St. Francis president, passes at 71
Frank Macchiarola will be missed in Brooklyn. Friends and family members came to pay their respects to the former New York City schools chancellor, lining the hallways of St. Franics University, wh...
Dec 26, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Construction underway on B2
The tallest modular building in the world will soon grace the Downtown Brooklyn skyline, as officials broke ground on Tuesday, December 18, at the site of Building 2 (B2). The first residential bui...
Dec 26, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tri-State Transportation Campaign's vision for the BK Gateway
Not only have Brooklynites seen a direct impact on their daily commute from the completion of the Barclays Centers in September, the borough has also seen a 13 percent population increase since 198...
Dec 19, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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BQE underpass to get a facelift
One thing that is not associated with the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway (BQE) underpass connecting Brooklyn Bridge Park and Downtown Brooklyn is “beauty.” However, that may change as the Atlantic Aven...
Dec 19, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Masala Mama named winner of PowerUp! competition
Nindhi Jalan was this year’s top winner in the Brooklyn Public Library’s 9th annual PowerUp! competition, which helps local entrepreneurs make their business ideas a reality. Jalan was awarded $15,...
Dec 19, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cabaret in Brooklyn 'can can can'
A Red Hook establishment seeking a liquor license has Community Board 6 okayed a liquor license for a new Red Hook, establishment, despite some residents worried it will feature raunchy shows. Orig...
Dec 19, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ebbets Field flagpole arrives at Flatbush & Atlantic
The Barclays Center is now home to the Brookyln Nets, however over a half-century ago, Brooklyn Dodgers owner Walter O'Malley hoped the intersection of Flatbush and Atlantic avenues would be home t...
Dec 19, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Renovations at Bridge Park's Pier 5 complete
Things are getting active at Brooklyn Bridge Park's Pier 5. The five-acres former shipping pier is now being used to play a variety of sports. This $26 million project was designed to be adaptable ...
Dec 19, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pols, faith-based activists call for police department reform
Clergy, as well as several activists and faith-based groups, joined City Council members at City Hall Monday to publicly support legislation that would combat police profiling and strengthen oversi...
Dec 12, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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Some 3,700 people have fled Falluja over the past week since the Iraqi army began its offensive on the city controlled by Islamic State, the United Nations refugee agency said on Tuesday. "We have reports of casualties among people in the city center in Falluja due to heavy shelling, including 7 members of one family on the 28th of May. We also have several reports of people being used as human shields by ISIL (Islamic State)," UNHCR spokesman William Spindler told a news briefing.
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LONDON (AP) — Consumer prices across the 19-country eurozone fell in May for the third month in the last four, official figures showed Tuesday, a development that's unlikely to alter expectations that the European Central Bank will refrain from announcing more stimulus measures this week.
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Volkswagen's net profit slumped by 20.1% to 2.31 billion euros in the period from January to March, on a 3.4-percent decline in sales to 50.96 billion eurosVolkswagen suffered whiplash from a massive engine-rigging scandal as profits slumped in the first quarter, but the embattled German auto giant Tuesday insisted things were not as bad as they look. Volkswagen, which owns 12 brands in all, from VW to Audi, Porsche, Seat and Lamborhgini, said in a statement that it "put in a solid performance in the first three months" of 2016, despite the so-called "dieselgate" scandal. The still incalculable costs of the affair -- including regulatory fines and legal costs -- pushed VW into the red for the first time in more than 20 years last year when it booked a loss of 1.6 billion euros due to the 16 billion euros in provisions it was forced to set aside.


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