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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 | 210 210 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?
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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 | 26 26 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?
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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
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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
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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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Council hosts cultural affairs hearing at Brooklyn Museum
Groups testified about impact of art on social change
May 05, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Advocates call on city to restore funds for summer programs
Say budget cuts will impact 31,000 middle school students
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$3.5M in heroin seized in Red Hook
Authorities say roughly 121 pounds of heroin and eight pounds of cocaine were hiding inside a Red Hook shipping container. According to U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), police discovered t...
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For one day, everyone can 'give back'
Borough President Eric Adams hosted New York City-based nonprofit organizations on Monday to celebrate the Give Local NYC campaign ahead of their Tuesday donation drive. Representatives of six orga...
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City announces East New York capital improvements
As part of the East New York rezoning, the city last week announced $267 million in the city budget has been set aside for community projects. “From day one I made it clear that we need more than j...
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Postal services unveils pilot program to assist residents
Makes it easier to assist New Yorkers in distress
Apr 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Students spend Earth Day planting, composting along Gowanus
Students from Brooklyn's Poly Prep and MS 447 spent Earth Day getting a hands-on lesson about the ecosystem of Brooklyn while beautifying their communities with the Gowanus Canal Conservancy. Andre...
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City Council votes to rezone East New York
The City Council voted to rezone portions of East New York last week by a vote of 45-1 margin. Councilwoman Inez Barron was the lone dissenting vote. Prior to the vote, Councilman Rafael Espinal sa...
Apr 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cornegy leads Van Bramer on cultural tour of district
Learn specifically about historical significance of Weeksville
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Judge sentences Peter Liang to probation, community service
Protesters rally as ex-cop will serve no jail time
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Cherry Blossom festival celebrating 35th year
Sakura Matsuri will feature over 60 events at BBG
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Borough Hall to host free legal clinics
Borough Hall will now host free legal clinics where residents can access veterans, foreclosure prevention, domestic violence and family law services, as well as get advice in housing matters, trust...
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After victories, Fight for 15 continues with protests
The fight isn’t over yet. After a series of legislative victories in New York and California, the Fight for 15 movement is moving forward with strikes and protests, demanding a nationwide $15 minim...
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City Council committee approves ENY rezoning plan
Ten arrested protesting the plan outside pol's office
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Pols want historic designation for Crown Heights North
Senator Kirsten Gillibrand and Congresswoman Yvette Clarke are urging the National Park Service to add a larger portion of Crown Heights to the National Register of Historic Places An expanded area...
Apr 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Scotland's First Minister and Leader of the Scottish National Party (SNP), Nicola Sturgeon (L), and her husband Peter Murrell pose for photographers outside a polling station in east Glasgow, on May 5, 2016Early results Friday from British local and regional elections seen as a key test for opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn showed strong gains for Scottish nationalists, as London looked set to elect its first Muslim mayor. Initial results showed the Scottish National Party winning what their leader called a "historic" victory in Scotland, as it seeks a mandate to move towards a second independence referendum. Some counts were expected to stretch into the weekend as 45 million eligible voters were asked to cast their ballots in contests across England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland.


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ISLAMABAD (AP) — The two brothers have come to be known as the "solar kids" and their case has mystified Pakistani doctors.
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Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron and his wife Samantha leave the polling station after casting their votes in Westminster, central London, Thursday May 5, 2016. Britons are voting in local and regional elections expected to deal a blow to Britain's main opposition Labour Party. (Philip Toscano-Heighton/PA via AP) UNITED KINGDOM OUTLONDON (AP) — Voters punished the opposition Labour Party in Scotland as the first results appeared Friday for local and regional elections across the United Kingdom.


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