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Restaurants Weigh in on Replacing Tipping with Service Charges
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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...
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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?
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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
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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?
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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
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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
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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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NYC Restore centers open in hardest-hit areas
Weeks after Hurricane Sandy devastated the East Coast, many Red Hook residents are still without power, heat or food. Last week, the city launched a series of NYC Restore centers, an initiative tha...
Nov 20, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Food trucks provide mobile storm relief
Bring hot meals to most devastated areas
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Alliance looks to solve straphanger issues
Group has a particular focus on the G train
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Keeping Hope alive
After Hope Reichbach died suddenly in April of 2011 at the age of 22, her family kept her spirit alive by creating a foundation that encapsulated her spirit and drive. On Sunday, November 18, the B...
Nov 14, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Team selected to steer Brooklyn Tech Triangle
The Brooklyn Tech Triangle Coalition has announced a team led by WXY Architecture + Urban Design will focus on growing the technology industry in and around Downtown Brooklyn The coalition is led b...
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Atlantic Ave BID lends hand to relief efforts
Businesses on Atlantic Avenue were spared the brunt of Hurricane Sandy's wrath, and now they are helping in the efforts to aid those parts of Brooklyn that were devastated by the storm. The Atlanti...
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Relief efforts continue in storm-damaged Red Hook
Red Hook resident Miguel Cruz wiped his hands clean as he prepared for the day’s end. A worker at Buscarello Construction, Cruz, 52, said his apartment building was still recovering from Hurricane ...
Nov 13, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Elected officials tour devastated areas of Queens & Brooklyn
Tell residents that they won't be forgotten as city recovers
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Red Hook recovers from Hurricane Sandy
The Red-Hook Initiative (RHI), a community-based institution in Brooklyn, is helping serve hot meals and distribute supplies for residents without power in NYCHA Red Hook Houses. Sandy Brockwell, t...
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Vols, donations high at John Jay in Park Slope
When Brooklyn residents were evacuated from their homes and forced to find a cot in a shelter to avoid Hurricane Sandy, they didn't think the facilities would be so nice or well staffed. One reside...
Nov 01, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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NHL’s Islanders to join Nets in calling Brooklyn home
Team will move into Barclays Center for 2015-16 season
Oct 31, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Trade show showcases the best of Brooklyn biz
The new president of the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce has his eye on technology when it comes to promoting business in the borough. “We are the first Chamber of Commerce in New York City and only t...
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Residents sound off on proposed homeless shelter
Facility for 170 men possible coming to Carroll Gardens
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Markowitz honors members of Latino community
Brooklyn Borough Hall President Marty Markowitz honored members of the Latino community this past Thursday at Brooklyn Borough Hall. Markowitz joined several organizations and community members who...
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Hurricane Sandy causes havoc in NYC and beyond
Waking up from the aftermath, New Yorker's are just beginning to pick up the pieces of Hurricane Sandy's rampage. Originally called a hurricane, weather experts are now referring to the storm as a ...
Oct 30, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
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FILE - In this Wednesday, July 29, file 2015 photo, the Puerto Rican flag flies in front of Puerto Rico’s Capitol as in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Puerto Rico Gov. Alejandro Javier Garcia Padilla said on Sunday, May 1, 2016, that negotiators for the U.S. territory’s government have failed to reach a last-minute deal to avoid a third default and that he has issued an executive order to withhold payment. (AP Photo/Ricardo Arduengo, File)NEW YORK (AP) — Puerto Rico's worsening debt crisis is dimming the economic outlook for the U.S. territory and putting pressure on Congress to help resolve the situation but it is having little effect on the market for municipal bonds and most investors.


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Redstone, executive chairman of CBS Corp. and Viacom, arrives at premiere of "The Guilt Trip" starring Streisand and Rogen in Los AngelesBy Lisa Richwine LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Media mogul Sumner Redstone can be deposed at home in a short videotaped session ahead of a trial to resolve his ex-girlfriend's lawsuit over his mental competence, a California judge ruled tentatively on Monday, but the recording will not be seen by the public. Lawyers for Redstone's former companion, Manuela Herzer, had requested that the 92-year-old billionaire be called as a witness in the trial, which starts on Friday. Los Angeles Superior Court Judge David Cowan said the deposition by Herzer's lawyers could last no longer than 15 minutes, with a further 15 minutes set aside for questions from Redstone's own lawyers.


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FILE - In this Dec. 16, 2010, file photo, photographs found in the possession of Lonnie David Franklin Jr. are shown during a news conference in Los Angeles. The trial of alleged "Grim Sleeper" is headed to a close Monday, May 2, 2016, after months of testimony about the serial killer who stalked women during the 1980s crack cocaine epidemic. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)LOS ANGELES (AP) — Overwhelming DNA and firearms evidence speaks for the 10 women who were silenced by the "Grim Sleeper," a serial killer who menaced the south side of Los Angeles for many years, a prosecutor told jurors on Monday.


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