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NYC Employment Law — Pre-tax Transit Benefits
Dec 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
As employers, sometimes it is difficult to keep with the employment law changes, which is why you should consult periodically with an employment defense lawyer and stay apprised of new laws. At the...
Wage and Hour Regulation Pitfalls
Dec 10, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 58 58 recommendations | email to a friend
Business owners can get themselves into trouble when not understanding wage and hours laws. What appears to be a bright idea that cuts corners and saves money is sometimes a violation that leads to...
In life, the glass is always half full! Exclusive interview with cartoonist Maria Scrivan
Dec 08, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 74 74 recommendations | email to a friend
Written By:  Tiziano Thomas Dossena   | 19 November 2014   Maria Scrivan’s cartoons are published in MAD Magazine, Parade Magazine, Prospect Magazine (UK), on Mashable.com, Salon.com. Funny Times a...
Zeffirelli's La Boheme at the Metropolitan Opera: a review
Dec 04, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 98 98 recommendations | email to a friend
  Written By:  Tiziano Thomas Dossena 3 December 2014 |     Zeffirelli’s production of La Boheme at the metropolitan Opera shines. A sample of the stage set up as performed in a preceding season. L...
Are You Staying on Top of Regulations that Affect Your Restaurant?
Dec 04, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 85 85 recommendations | email to a friend
A recent change in regulations predicted to arrive soon is that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will release a national menu labeling standard for chain restaurants. The standard will addres...
The World Seen Through a Dog’s Point of View. An Exclusive Interview with Paul Gilligan, author of Pooch Café
Dec 03, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 92 92 recommendations | email to a friend
  Written By:  Tiziano Thomas Dossena 10 October 2014 |   Paul Gilligan with Poncho, the main character of Pooch Cafe According to his website, www.poochcafe.com, Paul Gilligan’s affair with art be...
Health Warning! Please Don't Blow!
Dec 01, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
Before you blow your leaves, consider this:  Ø  Gas lawn blowers are linked to cancer and might eventually be outlawed. They operate at a speed that is similar to hurricane winds, and stir up pesti...
What about Wellness Programs as Part of Health Coverage?
Nov 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 136 136 recommendations | email to a friend
Today many companies offering health insurance also provide wellness programs, which are a preventative medicine approach to health. Today, 94 percent of employers with more than 400 employees and ...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: NOV 2014 (Month's Supply: 6.3 Months)
Nov 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 212 212 recommendations | email to a friend
Oct 2014 Queens NY Market Update  Queens home sales are down for the third month in a row from August – October. Home sales are also remaining significantly below last year’s levels, according to t...
Forest Hills Food Crawl
Nov 10, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 230 230 recommendations | email to a friend
The Chamber and All The Tastes of New York would love to invite you to our first Forest Hills Food Crawl, a culinary journey through Forest Hills happening this Wednesday, November 12th ! A Food Cr...

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City, owners square off over tire shop
Shuttered store faces thousands in fines
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If you're not networking, you're not working
Biz Expo returns to Brooklyn
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Barclays Center opening date: Sept. 28, 2012
Nets announce date on site visit to basketball arena
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Bike lane (still) popular, survey shows
New PPW bike lane survey finds generational divide
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Car-free Prospect Park bill draws criticism
Mayor, BP oppose plan to ban cars from park
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CB6 approves Prospect Park West Bike Lane
In a unanimous vote Wednesday night, Brooklyn Community Board 6 delivered a resounding message of support for the Prospect Park West bike path and traffic calming project and the Department of Tran...
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Residents demand inclusion in new DoBro tenants coalition
The closed-door meeting of a new tenants' group in Downtown Brooklyn sparked protest from longtime residents who fear they're being left behind as the neighborhood expands. Members of Families Unit...
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Wallabout makes history
Enclave awarded state historic status
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FEMA declares disaster area for Brooklyn and Queens
Will provide funds to cover costs of December blizzard
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"Our Nixon" documentary sheds new light on Tricky Dick
Brooklyn filmmakers offer never-before-seen footage
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‘Green’ Eggs and Ham
Biz breakfast will focus on going green
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Vanderbilt Ave block association formed
Ft. Greene/Clinton Hill group to address traffic, parking
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Bike share eyed for Downtown Brooklyn
DoBro being considered for 2012 program
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Prime 6 foes demand second chance
Urge state to reconsider liquor licenses
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Brooklyn cop killed in scuffle
Boerum Hill bust turns tragic
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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Immigrant advocates have filed a lawsuit over concerns that federal immigration agents could use state driver's license databases to track down people for deportation.
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GULFPORT, Miss. (AP) — Police say a Salvation Army bell ringer in Mississippi who claimed a man ran off with her kettle of cash just as she was finishing her shift has been arrested for lying.
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Smoke rises after an US-led air strike in the Syrian town of KobaniBy Phil Stewart and Yara Bayoumy WASHINGTON/DUBAI (Reuters) - As U.S. fighter jets pound Islamic State targets in Syria, Washington's coalition allies appear increasingly absent from the air war. Although President Barack Obama's administration announced the Syrian air strikes three months ago as a joint campaign by Washington and its Arab allies, nearly 97 percent of the strikes in December have been carried out by the United States alone, according to U.S. military data provided to Reuters. The data shows that U.S. ...


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