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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 | 76 76 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 | 85 85 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 | 639 639 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 | 134 134 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 | 130 130 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 | 170 170 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 | 171 171 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 | 236 236 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 | 229 229 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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Brooklyn Municipal Building will add retail space
City seeking proposals for stores
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In pursuit of Brooklyn’s first Haitian cultural center
Non-profit raising hope, funds for arts dream
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AIDS Day rally ends in arrest for protesters
Dressed as bagels, hold protest outside mayor's annual breakfast
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At Brooklyn food pantry, demand keeps growing
Huge increase in 2010 at St. John’s Bread & Life
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St. Ann's will take over Tobacco Warehouse
St. Ann’s Warehouse has found a new home, and it won’t even have to leave the neighborhood. The theater company will take over the Tobacco Warehouse inside DUMBO's Brooklyn Bridge Park, turning the...
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Whole Foods will build Brooklyn store after all
Supermarket moving forward with plans for Gowanus site
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Escalator fix from on ‘High’
MTA finishes High St. station repair after protest rally
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Mechatronics technology center coming to City Tech
The city's young adults is about to get even more tech-savvy. The New York City College of Technology (City Tech) announced last week it has received a National Science Foundation (NSF) Advanced Te...
Nov 22, 2010 | 1 1 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Critics attack mayor over Black appointment
Since appointing Cathie Black as Schools Chancellor last week, Mayor Michael Bloomberg has come under increased criticism for selecting a corporate executive with no education experience to run the...
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Is your baby Growin' in Style?
Should green be your baby’s new color? Lena Gorelik certainly thinks so. While pregnant with her second baby, Gorelik started to compile a list of natural, organic, and safe products to use in rais...
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“Shake” up in store for the Fulton Street Mall
Shake Shack to open first Brooklyn location
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Schools Chancellor Klein resigns
Replaced by business executive Cathie Black
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Expansion of Clinton Hill school likely to pass
DOE says overcrowding concerns unwarranted
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Brighton man shot over squad car scuffle
Destroying a police cruiser never ends well. Anthony Pearson, 35, was shot by a police officer for attacking a cop car with a cobblestone in Brighton Beach last week. At 5 a.m., according to a poli...
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From grape to glass at the Brooklyn Winery
Until Brooklyn Winery opened its doors in mid-September, a search for grapes in Williamsburg meant a trip to the corner fruit market. But these days, oenophiles are in for a real surprise: an urban...
Nov 02, 2010 | 3 3 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
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A 2011 all-new production Jeep Grand Cherokee sits inside the atrium of the new body shop at the Jefferson North Assembly Plant in Detroit,DETROIT (Reuters) - Chrysler Group is recalling an estimated 230,760 sport utility vehicles globally to install a new part to prevent a fuel pump issue that could cause the vehicles to stall or not start. Chrysler, a unit of Fiat , said it had discovered in an internal review that some fuel-pump relays in certain 2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee and Dodge Durango SUVs were susceptible to deformation. The automaker said it was unaware of any accidents or injuries related to the issue. ...


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The Siemens logo is seen during the IFA Electronics show in BerlinBy Ludwig Burger FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Industrial conglomerate Siemens AG said on Monday it would buy U.S. oilfield equipment maker Dresser-Rand Group Inc for $7.6 billion in a move that would significantly boost the German company's oil and gas business in North America. Germany's Siemens said its $83 per-share bid was unanimously supported by Dresser-Rand's board of directors. That compares with a Friday closing price of $79.91, which was up 27 percent over the past three months on takeover speculation. ...


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British Prime Minister David Cameron leaves after giving a statement to the media about Scotland's referendum results, outside his official residence at 10 Downing Street in central London, Friday, Sept. 19, 2014. Scottish voters have rejected independence, deciding to remain part of the United Kingdom after a historic referendum that shook the country to its core. The decision prevented a rupture of a 307-year union with England, bringing a huge sigh of relief to the British political establishment. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister David Cameron is hosting a summit with senior officials from his Conservative Party to try to placate anger over promises made to Scotland during the referendum campaign.


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