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Food Industry Labeling: The Nuances of Meeting FDA Standards
May 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 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 | 392 392 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 | 78 78 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 | 204 204 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
Apr 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 196 196 recommendations | email to a friend
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 | 265 265 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 | 275 275 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 | 274 274 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 | 262 262 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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Brooklyn gets PetSmart
Puppies, kittens and critters alike have two new places to go in Brooklyn to meet all their furry, fishy and chirping needs. Borough President Marty Markowitz joined local pet owners to celebrate t...
Nov 09, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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City Council backs parking permit resolution
Downtown Brooklyn could become part of a residential parking permit (RPP) system. A home rule resolution in support of residential parking permits was approved by the full City Council last Thursda...
Nov 09, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Red Hook celebrates homeowners
40 affordable apartments sold in new housing unit
Nov 02, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Big plans for the future of Brooklyn's waterfront
The Brooklyn Waterfront Conference, held at Borough Hall on Wednesday, October 26, discussed preservation and change on the industrial waterfront that stretches from Greenpoint to Sunset Park. Earl...
Nov 02, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Creepy crawly Halloween in Prospect Park
Although the annual Halloween Haunted Walk and Carnival in Prospect Park was canceled due to snow and rain on Saturday, “spooky” Halloween events were in full effect on Sunday, October 30. The 10th...
Nov 02, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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A cut above the rest
Marty proclaims day for Park Slope barber
Oct 26, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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ArtBridge decorates Brooklyn
ArtBridge is a Chelsea-based organization dedicated to taking unappealing construction sites throughout the city and decorating them with the artwork of emerging artists. Rodney Durso, the founder ...
Oct 26, 2011 | 1 1 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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78th Precinct briefs CB6 on sex assaults
Deputy Inspector John Argenziano of the 78th Precinct briefed Community Board 6 Public Safety and Environmental Protection Committees at their monthly meeting on Monday, October 24, on the status o...
Oct 26, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pumpkin Fest unites Park Slope
The 7th Annual Pumpkin Fest took Park Slope by storm on Saturday, October 15, as a crowd of roughly 2,500 people gathered at the corner of Court Street and 4th Place for the yearly tradition. This ...
Oct 19, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sovereign Bank re-opens branch in Brooklyn
Sovereign Bank celebrated the grand re-opening of its branch at Pratt Institute’s North Hall at 200 Willoughby Avenue in Brooklyn last week. Representatives from Sovereign, a part of Banco Santande...
Oct 19, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Community fighting back against sexual assaults
In the ongoing war against the increase in sexual predators targeting Brooklyn women in recent months, police arrested a suspect on Tuesday, October 11, in connection to a groping that occurred in ...
Oct 19, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wall Street protesters sweep into Brooklyn
The first Occupy Brooklyn rally was held on October 15, under the Grand Army Plaza’s Arch, where Wall Street protesters held large signs demanding basic rights and chanted “We are the 99 percent!” ...
Oct 19, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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CB2 discusses calming traffic on Classon
Also raise concerns about sale of 210 Joralemon
Oct 19, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Marty says, take your man to the doc
On Thursday October 6, Brooklyn’s 10th annual “Take Your Man to the Doctor” event offered visitors free health screenings while emphasizing the importance of regular checkups, early detection, and ...
Oct 12, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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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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SEATTLE (AP) — One of two protesters who affixed themselves to an Arctic oil-drilling support ship parked north of Seattle left the vessel Sunday, but the other remained suspended from its anchor chain in an effort to draw attention to climate change and the risks an oil spill could pose in the remote waters off northwestern Alaska.
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From left, Mark Norris, Retha Norris, Ally Smith, 4, and Christina Norris, are rescued by firefighters after they clung in a tree at their home on South Old Stagecoach Drive in Kyle, Texas during a flood on Sunday, May 24, 2015. (Jay Janner/Austin American-Statesman via AP) AUSTIN CHRONICLE OUT, COMMUNITY IMPACT OUT, INTERNET AND TV MUST CREDIT PHOTOGRAPHER AND STATESMAN.COM, MAGS OUT4:00 p.m.


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A protester is arrested after the acquittal of Michael Brelo, a patrolman charged in the shooting deaths of two unarmed suspects Saturday, May 23, 2015, in Cleveland. Brelo, who fired down through the windshield of a suspect's car at the end of a 137-shot barrage that left the two unarmed black occupants dead, was acquitted Saturday of criminal charges by a judge who said he could not determine the Cleveland officer alone fired the fatal shots. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)CLEVELAND (AP) — Cleveland emerged unscathed and intact after a day of protests following the acquittal of a patrolman who had been on trial in the shooting deaths of two unarmed suspects killed in a 137-shot barrage of police gunfire.


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