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Queens Home Team Awarded Top Team at Keller Williams Realty Landmark II for Most Units Sold in 2014!
Jan 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
The Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty, led by George & Abigail Herrera, were recently honored at the Keller Williams Realty Landmark II awards ceremony in Astoria, NY. Out of 160 Agents, Q...
The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (also known as ObamaCare)
Jan 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
Author; Donna Stefans Re:Obamacare The Health insurance reporting requirements on the 2014 tax return are a bit complicated. If you and your family were covered by an employer health care plan for ...
A Different Slant on Class-Based Hiring Discrimination
Jan 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen D. Hans Most employers are familiar with the pitfalls of discriminating against applicants in protected classes under Civil Rights laws. For the most part, African Americans, Hispan...
← How Do 2015 Minimum Wage Increases Affect NY Restaurants? Are Employers Free from Liability When Using Staffing Agencies to Terminate Employees?
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Companies often find that staffing agencies are valuable resources for helping them fill temporary or permanent positions and for handling human resources issues. However, recently, an outside staf...
How Do 2015 Minimum Wage Increases Affect NY Restaurants?
Jan 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 55 55 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen D. Hans Minimum wage increases took effect on December 31, 2014, raising the New York minimum wage from $8.00 to $8.75 per hour for employees who work based on hourly wages. By the ...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: JANUARY 2015
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January 2014 Queens NY Market Update  The pace of existing home sales increased in December, but remained below that in the same month of the previous year. Home prices declined as we moved in to t...
Negligence of Oregon Hospital Led to Wrongful Death of Patient
Jan 12, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 65 65 recommendations | email to a friend
Author:  Mark H. Sackstein, Esq. All it takes is one small mistake for a disaster to occur. No matter how much research is done when choosing a hospital, it is impossible to predict a situation suc...
Matching Workouts With the Results You Want
Jan 10, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 73 73 recommendations | email to a friend
I can’t tell you how many times I’ve heard friends complain about not getting the results they want, despite how much energy they’re putting into their workout.  People who want bigger muscles go t...
How Do 2015 Minimum Wage Increases Affect NY Restaurants?
Jan 08, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 84 84 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen Hans Minimum wage increases took effect on December 31, 2014, raising the New York minimum wage from $8.00 to $8.75 per hour for employees who work based on hourly wages. By the way...
Immersed in ancient times; the performance of Aida at the Metropolitan Opera. A review.
Jan 03, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 134 134 recommendations | email to a friend
Written By:  Tiziano Thomas Dossena   Imagine being immersed in an ancient world, with colossal stone columns, palaces and images of deities, a marvelous music surrounding you and, thank God, no ce...

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Boerum Hill rezone on fast track
It's smooth sailing for the Boerum Hill rezone. A proposal to protect the swanky residential enclave from overdevelopment was met with a favorable response from Borough President Marty Markowitz, t...
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Pain from fire cuts would be felt across borough
Brooklyn slated to lose eight fire companies
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Pols call for tourist helicopter ban
Tourist fly-bys over Brooklyn could get grounded if officials have their way. A group led by State Senator Daniel Squadron rallied at Brooklyn Bridge Park for a complete ban on tourist helicopter f...
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Fight over MetroTech BID could wind up in court
Biz opposed to takeover say vote was flawed
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Cleaner air, cheaper heating costs
City launches eco-friendly initiative
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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
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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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This image provided by Carnvial Cruise Lines shows a portion of the company's television ad scheduled to run during Super Bowl XLIX on Sunday, Feb. 1, 2015. Carnival is trying to boost the image of cruises with its first ever Super Bowl ad after several years of bad publicity from illnesses on cruise ships and the sinking of the Costa Concordia wreck in 2012. (AP Photo/Carnival Cruise Lines)NEW YORK (AP) — More Super Bowl ad rookies will be trying to score a touchdown this Sunday.


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New Orleans Pelicans guard Eric Gordon (10) shoots against Los Angeles Clippers guard J.J. Redick (4) during the second half of an NBA basketball game in New Orleans, Friday, Jan. 30, 2015. The Pelicans won 108-103. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Eric Gordon looked a lot more like the player the Pelicans thought they were getting when he first arrived in a trade that sent Chris Paul to the Los Angeles Clippers in 2011.


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This image provided by Nationwide shows a portion of the company's television ad featuring Mindy Kaling scheduled to run during Super Bowl XLIX on Sunday, Feb. 1, 2015. (AP Photo/Nationwide)NEW YORK (AP) — It's almost show time.


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