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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...
Mar 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 195 195 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 | 236 236 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 | 23 23 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 | 235 235 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 | 287 287 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 | 330 330 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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Comptroller’s immigrant rights manual now in Hatian Creole
The city comptroller’s 70-page guide to city, state and federal services is now available in Haitian Creole, the fifth language the guide has been translat搀攀 into thus far. The “Immigrant Rights an...
Aug 11, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Public advocate visits local senior center
Says it's important to keep city’s seniors active
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More to love at Brooklyn Bridge Park
Brooklynites were able to explore new areas of Brooklyn Bridge Park over the weekend, as portions of John Street and Main Street were made public for the first time as part of the DUMBO Family Fest...
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Pols, community leaders call for end to gun violence
Open casket with photos of victims sits on Borough Hall steps
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New York Cosmos returning to Brooklyn
Franchise played its first game in Brooklyn over four decades ago
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Who are you calling hipster?
For the last four years, my organization, Neighbors Allied for Good Growth (NAG), has been working to create a toxic sites map for our neighborhood. We spent years fundraising, then years researchi...
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Public sounds off on development at BBP
Elected officials oppose changes to 2005 proposal
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City Council allocates $500,000 for new labor centers
The city’s day laborers could soon have more regulated centers to find work after a recent $500,000 allocation in this year’s budget towards maintaining and opening new facilities, a major step, ad...
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ZAC Camp comes to Variety Boys & Girls Club for 2nd year
Teaches more students about water safety after successful inaugural year
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Demonstrators protest Sunset Park Library sale
Branch to be rebuilt in affordable housing
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BPL unveils redesigned bookmobile
Plain white vans replaced by Bushwick artists’ illustrations
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BP honors Good Samaritan, NYPD detective
Part of monthly series honoring borough’s best
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Young techies take part in hackathon
Event promotes diversity in tech industry
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Nation’s top volleyball players descend on Brooklyn
Battle it out for chance to compete in AVP Tour
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Board votes in favor of BK Heights library sale
Community Board 2 voted to recommend the controversial sale of the Brooklyn Heights Library to a private developer last week, capping off the community board input portion of the project’s ULURP ap...
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FILE - In this Friday, March 1, 2013 file photo, Chinese singer Song Zuying performs during the "Cultures of China, Festival of Spring" concert at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles. China's military has dispatched ships and planes — even constructed new islands to assert its maritime claims. Now it's deploying a new set of tools to uphold Chinese sovereignty: Magicians, singers and actors. Famed singer of patriotic anthems Song headlined a tour of China's man-made islands in the South China Sea's Spratly islands this week, underscoring Beijing's confidence in asserting its increasingly dominant position in the disputed region. (AP Photo/Nick Ut, File)China's military has a bulging arsenal of ships, warplanes and missiles, but this week, music is its weapon of choice. A new recruiting video aimed at Chinese millennials raised on pop tunes and video ...


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Aded Rahim, left, and Mohammed Aziz, both from Syria, stand by a fire at at the northern Greek border point of Idomeni, Greece, Wednesday, May 4, 2016. European Union countries that refuse to accept refugees under proposals to overhaul the EU's failed asylum laws could face large fines for each asylum seeker rejected. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on Europe's response to the wave of migration from the Middle East and elsewhere (all times local):


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MOSCOW (Reuters) - A "regime of calm" in Syria's Aleppo was planned for May 3 but its introduction was disrupted by attacks by Nusra Front militants, Russian news agencies quoted Russian Defence Ministry spokesman Igor Konashenkov as saying on Wednesday. The "regime of calm" in Aleppo and its suburbs was originally planned to last for 24 hours and to be later extended for another two days, Konashenkov said. (Reporting by idia Kelly; Writing by Dmitry Solovyov; Editing by Jack Stubbs)
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