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Restaurants Weigh in on Replacing Tipping with Service Charges
Apr 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 111 111 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 | 212 212 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 | 254 254 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 | 26 26 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 | 250 250 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 | 302 302 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 | 345 345 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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Brooklyn nabe protests opening of Walgreens
Windsor Terrace residents held picket signs and chanted, “Greens Beans, Not Walgreens,” in protest of Walgreens taking over the lease of a former Key Food grocery store at Prospect and 11th avenues...
Aug 08, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Something big growing in Brooklyn Navy Yard
Mayor Michael Bloomberg visited the Brooklyn Navy Yard last week for a tour of the largest rooftop farm in New York City. On the top of a building in the Navy Yard sits a 43,000-square-foot farm ru...
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Commuter vans worry they'll be out of business
Elected officials stood next to commuter van drivers in Jamaica to speak out against false promises by the Taxi and Limousine Commission (TLC), which they say have undercut and hurt their businesse...
Aug 08, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Big names come out to support Restler
On the steps of Brooklyn Borough Hall, elected officials showed their support for Democratic State Committeeman Lincoln Restler, who is looking to secure his seat for a second term. Restler will fa...
Jul 31, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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New tour offers taste of old and new Brooklyn
A tour guide in Brooklyn is stepping back in time by using trolleys that were a popular form of transportation in the borough in the 1930s. However, the trolleys used in Brooklyn Trolley Tours only...
Jul 31, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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DoBro leaders look to capitalize on recent success
Outline plan to keep growing economy of neighborhood
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New museum captures history of Southside Williamsburg
A neighborhood is defined by its residents. That is the message behind the new Los Sures Museum located on South 1st Street between Bedford and Berry avenues in Southside Williamsburg. On Friday, J...
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Atlantic Ave. parking restrictions lifted
Parking on Atlantic Avenue just got easier thanks to parking restrictions that were lifted on Monday, July 9. The restriction had prohibited parking between the hours of 4 and 7 p.m. When the signs...
Jul 25, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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HDC considers $91M in tax-exempt bonds for Atlantic Yards
The public had a chance to sound off on a proposed $91 million tax-exempt bond proposal for the construction of “Building 2” at Atlantic Yards – the first residential tower at the massive project, ...
Jul 25, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Industrial Business Zones push boundaries in Brooklyn
A public hearing was held on Friday, July 20, regarding a proposal to extend current boundaries and create new Industrial Business Zones in parts of Brooklyn by the city's Boundary Commission. Indu...
Jul 25, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Business owners oppose DOT plan close Anchorage Place
DUMBO, the historic neighborhood on the Brooklyn waterfront, will likely see an expansion of its public pedestrian space as the DUMBO Business Improvement District (BID) seeks to permanently close ...
Jul 18, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Overdue honor for soldiers buried in Brooklyn
Green-Wood Cemetery honored ten soldiers – eight of whom served in the Mexican-American War and two other who went to retrieve the dead - with a ceremony and official burial last Friday morning. Fl...
Jul 18, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Excitement for Nets move to Brooklyn growing
Basketball fans crowded in front of Brooklyn Borough Hall last Friday as the new hometown NBA team formally introduced its new backcourt – Deron Williams and Joe Johnson - to the public. Six-time a...
Jul 18, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Residents, MTA at odds over B25 bus route in DUMBO
Buses making a short trip down a small block in DUMBO is causing a big controversy. Residents say that B25 buses traveling between Front and Water streets on Main Street are causing not only traffi...
Jul 11, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Surf shop opens in DUMBO
Peter Frolich and Shaun Tangen were tired of their day jobs, so they opened up Aegir Boardworks, a surf and snowboard store, on 99 Water Street in DUMBO. The store opened it's doors for the first t...
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File photo of the Mossack Fonseca law firm sign in Panama CitySueddeutsche Zeitung said on Friday that the source of millions of documents leaked to the German newspaper from Panamanian law firm Mossack Fonseca had sent them a manifesto, saying his motivation was the "scale of injustices" the papers revealed. The source had never before publicly stated why he leaked the documents, now known as the Panama Papers, said Sueddeutsche Zeitung (SZ), one of Germany's most reputable newspapers. In an 1,800 word manifesto published on the SZ website on Friday, the source, calling himself "John Doe", praised others who have leaked secret and sensitive documents, such as Edward Snowden, who revealed details of the U.S. government's mass surveillance program.


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US President Barack Obama speaks in the Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House in Washington, DC on May 6, 2016"This is not a reality show," Obama said. "This is a contest for the presidency of the United States. Trump has raised howls of protest even within his party with his harsh, free-wheeling style of speech and proposals ranging from banning Muslims from entering the United States to building a wall to keep out Mexican migrants to slashing US funding for NATO so allies have to pay more.


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A flock of birds fly as smoke billows from the Fort McMurray wildfires in KinosisBy Rod Nickel and Liz Hampton CONKLIN/LAC LA BICHE, Alberta (Reuters) - A convoy of evacuees from the Canadian oil town of Fort McMurray drove through the heart of a massive wildfire on Friday guided by police and military helicopters as they sought to reach safety to the south of the burning city. "It reminded us of a war zone," said Marisa Heath, who spent 36 hours in her truck on the side of the highway with her husband, two dogs, a cat and seven kittens. All you could see was cement foundations of houses." Helicopters hovered overhead watching for flames, and police set up emergency fuel stations along Alberta Highway 63 to keep the line of cars moving.


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