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Restaurants Weigh in on Replacing Tipping with Service Charges
Apr 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 82 82 recommendations | email to a friend
Queens New York Employment Defense Attorneys Human Resource Consulting Law Firm Various restaurants across the country are in the process of changing tipping into service charges. The Seattle Eater...
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Are you having trouble evicting a tenant? The Landlord Center has been effectively representing landlords and have been very successful in fighting for their rights for over 20 years. The legal tea...
What it was Like to Buy a Home, after Selling Over 150...
Mar 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 180 180 recommendations | email to a friend
by George Herrera , Realtor & Co-Owner of the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty . My wife & I recently closed on the our very first home and boy was it an experience, especially considerin...
How Does a Prior Injury Affect Your Eligibility for Workers' Compensation Benefits?
Mar 15, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 220 220 recommendations | email to a friend
In New York, when you have been injured on the job, you have a right to seek benefits under the state's workers' compensation system. In fact, the workers' compensation system is generally your sol...
GLENISE GOMEZ CEO EXPANDS ORGANIC SKIN CARE LINE AND ASSISTS TO INSPIRE & EMPOWER WOMEN IN THE 5 BOROUGHS
Mar 15, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
Glenise Gomez is the Founder and CEO of Skin Ethiks, a company that specializes in all natural skin care, announced the company’s plans for re-branding and marketing expansion, including additional...
ARTS Community: Free Cultural Arts & Networking at CUP Center
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The Enterprise Collective is hosting a free community event to celebrate Women’s History Month at CUP Center located at 1071 Bedford Avenue in the Bedford Stuyvesant section of Brooklyn Saturday, M...
Where Is Paradise?
Mar 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 219 219 recommendations | email to a friend
Where is the Garden of Eden, and therefore, the tree of life, today? Is this the same as Paradise? Genesis 3:24 I may have bit off a little too much with this question. But it has often come to my ...
The Real Deal-Real Estate Update
Mar 08, 2016 | 3 3 comments | 274 274 recommendations | email to a friend
Since 1979 when Jim Turano then sales agent, first started, he was the first in the community to offer Senior Citizen Discounts. In addition he offered Police officers and fireman discounts when th...
Queens Real Estate Market Report: February 2016
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by George Herrera , Realtor and Co-Owner of the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty . Queens Real Estate Market Update: February 2016 Home sales dropped in January which is somewhat typical ...
University Policies to Deal with Sexual Harassment Issues
Mar 01, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 317 317 recommendations | email to a friend
Recently, a sexual harassment case involving a Chicago professor became high profile in the news. While you can view the case from the perspective of the victim and the alleged abuser, there is als...

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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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City to offer property tax extension to homes hit hard by Sandy
The City Council voted Monday to provide tax relief for homeowners citywide whose properties were destroyed in Hurricane Sandy’s storm. The relief comes in the form of an interest-free property tax...
Dec 12, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Golden corral: new bike parking getting good feedback
Brooklyn residents have a new place to park their bikes. The Cobble Hill Association (CHA) and the Atlantic Avenue Business Improvement District (BID) worked to put in a bicycle corral at the corne...
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Parents & students protest proposed charter school
Say plan would destroy school's art programs
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Holocaust hero honored in Borough Park
As many celebrated the first day of Chanukah on Sunday, December 9, at home friends and family, more than 150 Borough Park residents braved the rain to take part in renaming a street in honor of Ra...
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Health issues dominate Cobble Hill meeting
Members of the healthcare professionals addressed the Cobble Hill Association (CBA) and community members at University Hospital of Brooklyn at Long Island College Hospital. The two main issues dis...
Dec 12, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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St. Joseph's journalism students learn about adapting to digital media
Students and faculty filled the auditorium at St. Joseph’s College (SJC) for a unique opportunity to hear from a panel of digital media executives from NBC News. Today, they are in charge of adapti...
Dec 07, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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New library opens in Brooklyn
For the first time in 20 years the Brooklyn Public Library has a new branch, and its already received an Award for Excellence in Design of Public Project from the Art Commission of the City of New ...
Dec 05, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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NYU bringing some 'class' to DoBro
New York University is bringing more than just construction to Downtown Brooklyn. The NYU Center for Urban Science and Progress (CUSP) will welcome its inaugural class of 50 students to its 26,000-...
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B2 set to break ground at Atlantic Yards
Public gets last-minute look at plans
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Gowanus neighbors grill agency about canal
Worry about devastation from next major storm
Nov 28, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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Small businesses shine on Saturday
Atlantic Avenue joins in annual event to promote local biz
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Hundreds line up for free holiday meal in Red Hook
Among Sandy hardships, many grocery stores are still closed
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DUMBO comes together to support damaged biz
One of the borough’s most up-and-coming neighborhoods was hit hard by Hurricane Sandy, but DUMBO is proving that it will stick together. Last week, residents of DUMBO came together to take part in ...
Nov 20, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Shelling by Turkish artillery and drones which took off from southern Turkey struck Islamic State targets in Syria on Sunday, killing 34 militants, the Turkish military said. It said the strikes, in response to Islamic State rocket attacks which hit the southern Turkish province of Kilis, destroyed six vehicles and five Islamic State gun positions. In Sunday's strikes, Turkish howitzers and multiple rocket launchers first hit Islamic State targets about 12 km (seven miles) south of the border, then four drones that took off from the Incirlik base in southern Turkey destroyed further targets, the military said.
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GENEVA (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry has opened a second day of talks in Geneva aimed at finding a way to restore at least a partial truce in Syria amid continuing attacks in Aleppo.
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Firefighters battle flames at the historic Serbian Orthodox Cathedral of St. Sava, Sunday, May 1, 2016, in New York. The church that was constructed in the early 1850s and was designated a New York City landmark in 1968. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)NEW YORK (AP) — A historic church in New York City was destroyed in a raging fire just hours after its Orthodox worshippers celebrated Easter.


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