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This Month in Queens Real Estate: DEC 2014
Dec 17, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
Dec 2014 Queens NY Market Update  The pace of home sales continued to decrease in November and inventory continued to track below last year’s levels as well.  Sales are well below those seen in the...
NYC Employment Law — Pre-tax Transit Benefits
Dec 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 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 | 90 90 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 | 130 130 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 | 152 152 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 | 141 141 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 | 148 148 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 | 25 25 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 | 196 196 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 | 272 272 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...

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Cleaner air, cheaper heating costs
City launches eco-friendly initiative
May 17, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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A bike-in theater in Brooklyn
Outdoor drive-in theaters are a thing of the past. Now, outdoor spaces where audiences sit on the grass or on a rooftop, indulging in old black-and-white films are the norm – no car needed. But the...
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$5M bridge will connect Heights to park
Squibb Park span approved by city
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Spritzenhaus beer hall opens in Greenpoint
Nassau Ave bar features 100 taps, fireplace
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Roommates Wanted wants you!
Roommate-finder service connects the dots in Brooklyn and Queens
May 03, 2011 | 1 1 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
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Car-free parks bill won't target Prospect Park
A proposed car-free parks bill won't include Prospect Park after all. The legislation- introduced in March by Councilwoman Gail Brewer- aimed to ban cars from using the loop drives in Central Park ...
Apr 29, 2011 | 7 7 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hope Reichbach, City Council aide, dies at 22
Tragic death mourned by hundreds in Brooklyn Heights
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Scream Zone opens on Coney Island
Features first new roller coasters in 84 years
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Don’t be “Related” to Walmart: Protesters
Pol, community leaders rally to keep Walmart out of Brooklyn
Apr 26, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 79 79 recommendations | email to a friend
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370 Jay Street ignored in MTA real estate plans: Markowitz
BP renews calls for action on DoBro building
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Good Friday in Carroll Gardens
Annual procession puts spotlight on changing neighborhood
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'Shore' thing
Ships at cruise terminal will use shore power
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An Earth Day celebration at an eco-friendly outpost
Fort Greene eco-eatery Habana Outpost rallied the green troops last weekend for an Earth Day expo. Brooklynites of all ages braved the gloomy weather April 16 for a taste of the Cuban-Mexican fusio...
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Tire shop can reopen, but faces steep fines
Owners vow to fight penalties in hearing
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Walcott crisscrosses city on campaign to win over parents
Dennis Walcott has not stopped moving since he was named as Cathie Black's replacement. The deputy mayor spent his first week as Schools Chancellor-designee crisscrossing the city. A man on a missi...
Apr 12, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Twins and right-hander Phil Hughes have agreed to a $58 million, five-year contract that adds $42 million in guaranteed money from 2017-19.
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FILE - In this Nov. 17, 2014 file photo, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie leaves the Capitol in Washington. Undeterred by Jeb Bush, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is staying up late to do his foreign policy homework. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — It's after 9 p.m. on a Sunday night in late November and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is deep into a conference call, talking about nuclear weapons and Iran.


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FILE - In this Nov. 7, 2014 file photo, a drone flies during a presentation to the press in Paris, France, Friday, Nov. 7, 2014. Alarmed by increasing encounters between small drones and manned aircraft, the drone industry is teaming up with the government and model aircraft hobbyists to launch a safety campaign. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)WASHINGTON (AP) — Alarmed by increasing encounters between small drones and manned aircraft, drone industry officials said Monday they are teaming up with the government and model aircraft hobbyists to launch a safety campaign.


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