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How To File For Ch. 7 Bankruptcy & Eliminate Debt: By A NYC Lawyer
Jun 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
A Chapter 7 Bankruptcy is a relatively simple process. There are only a few procedures that must take place before a debtor receives a discharge of all or most of his debt: 1. Pre-Bankruptcy Credit...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: MAY 2015
May 31, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 49 49 recommendations | email to a friend
May 2015 Queens Real Estate Market Update   Right now the Queens’ real estate market is feeling pretty tight to say the least. If you or someone you know has been searching for a home, they can tel...
Food Industry Labeling: The Nuances of Meeting FDA Standards
May 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 127 127 recommendations | email to a friend
At the end of November, 2014, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) began requiring restaurants and vending machine companies to label foods for nutritional value. At first glance, this requiremen...
More Trees, Please! Wealthy neighborhoods have the most trees!
May 20, 2015 | 2 2 comments | 492 492 recommendations | email to a friend
  "God has cared for these trees, saved them from drought, disease, avalanches, and a thousand tempests and floods. But he cannot save them from fools." ~John Muir If you'd like to request a tree p...
JUST LISTED: 1BR Coop at the Greenbriar (85-15 Main St Briarwood, NY 11435)
May 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 179 179 recommendations | email to a friend
George & Abigail Herrera Introduce another One Bedroom Coop for Sale in Briarwood NY!!! Privacy, great views, and convenience are featured in this lovely Briarwood Coop for Sale. Offered for sale b...
Dirty Little Secrets Your Landscaper Won't Tell You
May 08, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
If you hire a landscaping company to maintain your lawn, there are a few things you REALLY ought to know.  1) Less mowing is BETTER for your lawn and saves you $$$. Multiple academic studies have p...
Just Listed' 1 Bedroom Coop at 218-10 43rd Avenue in Bayside, NY 11361
Apr 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 301 301 recommendations | email to a friend
George & Abigail Herrera Introduce another 1br Coop for Sale in Bayside NY!!! Privacy, great views, and convenience are featured in this lovely Bayside Coop for Sale. Offered for sale by George Her...
EEOC Files Its First of Two Transgender Discrimination Lawsuits
Apr 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 297 297 recommendations | email to a friend
New York employers should take note that the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) filed and settled its first transgender discrimination lawsuit. In April 2015, the EEOC brought the suit ...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: APRIL 2015
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April 2015 Queens Real Estate Market Update Homes sales increased in March while inventory levels remained tight. Inventory typically reaches its low point during the winter months, but the current...
Just Listed: 1 Bedroom Coop at The New Hampshire House in Forest Hills, NY 11375
Apr 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 375 375 recommendations | email to a friend
George & Abigail Herrera Introduce another 1br Coop for Sale at The New Hampshire House in Forest Hills, NY!!! Privacy, great views, and convenience are featured in this lovely Forest Hills Coop fo...

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Sovereign Bank re-opens branch in Brooklyn
Sovereign Bank celebrated the grand re-opening of its branch at Pratt Institute’s North Hall at 200 Willoughby Avenue in Brooklyn last week. Representatives from Sovereign, a part of Banco Santande...
Oct 19, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Community fighting back against sexual assaults
In the ongoing war against the increase in sexual predators targeting Brooklyn women in recent months, police arrested a suspect on Tuesday, October 11, in connection to a groping that occurred in ...
Oct 19, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wall Street protesters sweep into Brooklyn
The first Occupy Brooklyn rally was held on October 15, under the Grand Army Plaza’s Arch, where Wall Street protesters held large signs demanding basic rights and chanted “We are the 99 percent!” ...
Oct 19, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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CB2 discusses calming traffic on Classon
Also raise concerns about sale of 210 Joralemon
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Marty says, take your man to the doc
On Thursday October 6, Brooklyn’s 10th annual “Take Your Man to the Doctor” event offered visitors free health screenings while emphasizing the importance of regular checkups, early detection, and ...
Oct 12, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Park Slope hosts arts festival
The Six Betweens Art Collective is hosting a month-long festival in Park Slope in October to celebrate multi-disciplinary arts they use to transcend the space between audience and artist. The festi...
Oct 05, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Brooklyn Bridge walk raises poverty awareness in NYC
Over 3,000 New Yorkers walked across the Brooklyn Bridge on Saturday morning to raise awareness on New York City's recent dismal poverty findings by the United States Census Bureau. Community leade...
Oct 04, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cool antics at Atlantic Ave. street festival
Visitors had the opportunity to gobble up funnel cake, fried Oreos, and grilled corn on the cob this past Sunday during the 37th Annual Atlantic Antic Street Festival, held on Brooklyn’s Atlantic A...
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Barclay's Center to host Jay-Z concerts
The September 2012 opening of the Barclay's Center will be marked by “maybe one, maybe two, maybe three” Jay-Z concerts, the rapper announced at a press conference across the street from the Brookl...
Sep 28, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Liu visits city's oldest advocates
Prospect Park Residence hosts centennial community service celebration
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Arts festival invades DUMBO
Live performances and art galleries entertained visitors and residents on the streets of DUMBO last weekend as part of an art festival that took over the area. Thousands attended the three-day DUMB...
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Brooklyn Book Festival honors Brooklyn’s Jhumpa Lahiri
The sixth annual Brooklyn Book Festival honored the internationally acclaimed author and Fort Greene resident, Jhumpa Lahiri on Sunday, September 18. As a recipient of annual Brooklyn Book Festival...
Sep 20, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
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Jane’s Carousel in DUMBO officially opens
Many Brooklynites went for a ride on Thursday. Around and around they spun – children and adults alike – on Jane’s Carousel at DUMBO’s Brooklyn Bridge Park. The carousel officially opened to the pu...
Sep 16, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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Turner declared winner in NY09
Bob Turner pulled off Tuesday night what would have been unthinkable less than two years ago: getting the voters of New York's 9th Congressional District to send a Republican to Washington, D.C. Tu...
Sep 14, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 50 50 recommendations | email to a friend
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WTC opens under continued threat
New York City Police (NYPD) Commissioner Raymond Kelly held a press conference on Wednesday, September 7, to brief the city on its recovery from the World Trade Center (WTC) attacks 10 years ago an...
Sep 13, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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This May 14, 2015 photo shows the view from the window of an Airbnb apartment in Havana, Cuba. In the two months since Airbnb started doing business in Cuba, listing have ballooned to about 2,000. The website makes it relatively easy to find lodging in a country thatís largely been cut off from the online booking systems most travelers take for granted. On the plus side: Airbnb is a great way to connect with locals and see daily life up close. (AP Photo/Beth J. Harpaz)HAVANA (AP) — In the two months since Airbnb started doing business in Cuba, listings have ballooned to about 2,000. The website makes it relatively easy to find lodging in a country that's largely been cut off from the online booking systems most travelers take for granted.


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General Motors posted its best May since 2007 as sales rose three percent to 293,097 vehiclesUS auto sales continued to grow at a solid pace in May with low fuel prices boosting demand for trucks and sport utility vehicles, industry data showed Tuesday. “With the national average price of gasoline down nearly a dollar per gallon on average from one year ago, truck and SUV demand remains strong, elevating average transaction prices, especially for domestic automakers,” said Karl Brauer, senior analyst for Kelley Blue Book. Ford sales declined one percent to 250,813 in May, but the second largest US automaker said demand was strong for its newest products.


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FILE - In this June 15, 2007 file photo, House Speaker Dennis Hastert, R-Ill., sits for a portrait in his Capitol Hill office. On Thursday, May 28, 2015, federal prosecutors indicted Hastert, 73, on bank-related charges. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)CHICAGO (AP) — The federal judge presiding over former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert's hush-money case donated money to the then-Illinois congressman, but he has not said whether he'll recuse himself. That's one of several outstanding issues as Hastert prepares to appear in court on the charges next week.


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