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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 | 167 167 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 | 207 207 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 | 20 20 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 | 206 206 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 | 262 262 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 | 306 306 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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Advocates and pols demand real affordable housing, union jobs
In Mayor Bill de Blasio’s quest to build or preserve 200,000 units of affordable housing over the next decade, one coalition of advocates say the mayor’s plan isn’t affordable enough for the lowest...
Feb 02, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Chancellor delivers keynote at chamber event
The Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce hosted a newsmaker discussion event with Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña last week. "Brooklyn is my home and I greatly enjoyed the opportunity to speak to a group ...
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Senator wants historic designation for B&B Carousell
Senator Kirsten Gillibrand is fighting to protect a Coney Island landmark. In a letter last week, she urged National Park Service Director Jonathan Jarvis to place the historic B&B Carousell on the...
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Pol honors Tamir Rice with hack-a-thon for kids
State Senator Jesse Hamilton is dedicating February to black male achievement in honor of slain Cleveland 12-year-old Tamir Rice, hosting a black male achievement hack-a-thon for kids. The event is...
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Hochul tours small businesses in Red Hook
Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul toured three small businesses on Red Hook’s waterfront last week. The companies are housed in the Merchant Stores Building, a brick warehouse owned by The O’Connell...
Jan 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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City expands ShotSpotter program in Queens, Brooklyn
Gunshot detection technology coming to more precincts
Jan 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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City launches pre-k application period
Chancellor visits Brooklyn school to make announcement
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Woman leaves her crying dog outside during winter storm Jonas
A Brooklyn woman left her dog to suffer outside during NY's monster blizzard Saturday, and a neighbor filmed to the heartless act.
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Protestors call on DA to stop Slave Theater sale
Protestors rallied outside the historic Slave Theater on Fulton Street in Bed-Stuy to call on District Attorney Ken Thompson to investigate the sale of the property, and for any city elected offici...
Jan 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Borough president recognizes cultural space for LEED certification
Borough President Eric Adams and Councilwoman Laurie Cumbo joined Bric Media Arts House and UrbanGlass to celebrate the Fort Greene arts center’s recent Leadership in Energy and Environmental Desig...
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City touts jump in high school graduation rates
70 percent of 2011 freshman left with diploma after four years
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In Brooklyn, mayor touts success of affordable housing plan
Financed 40,000 units in first two years
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City discusses East NY rezone ahead of February vote
Plan aimed at preserving neighborhood's affordability
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Mobile market brings free fruits, vegetables to seniors
As the cold weather intensifies, seniors living in the Ebbets Field Houses in Crown Heights have one less thing to worry about. Along with partnering organizations like City Harvest, which donates ...
Jan 05, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pols launch info campaign on commuter program
City officials descended into the busy subway stop at Atlantic Avenue-Barclays Center on Monday morning to remind the city straphangers the new Commuter Benefits Law in now in effect as of January ...
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Protesters hold up signs during a rally against US Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump in Burlingame, California on April 29, 2016Hundreds of demonstrators jostled with police in riot gear outside a California hotel where Republican presidential frontrunner Donald Trump gave a speech, forcing the candidate to duck into a back entrance. At one point, several dozen protesters broke through barricades and attempted to storm the hotel where the California Republican Party Convention was taking place on Friday, but police, some wielding batons, were able to push them back. The demonstrators waved banners that read "No hate, no racism, no Trump," "We need a uniter, not a divider" and "Trump is the modern day Hitler." Several carried Mexican flags.


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An Iranian woman casts her ballot to vote in the second round of parliamentary elections in Tehran, on April 29, 2016Reformist and moderate Iranian politicians allied with President Hassan Rouhani won second round parliamentary elections, unofficial results said Saturday, opening the door to them controlling the legislature. It would also be an implicit public vote of confidence for Rouhani, who won a landslide election victory in 2013 and went on to clinch a historic deal with world powers over Tehran's nuclear programme that lifted sanctions. Almost a quarter of parliament's seats were at stake in run-offs Friday in what was a crucial showdown between reformists and conservatives seeking to influence the country's future.


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Shiite pilgrims march toward the Imam Mousa al-Kadhim shrine to commemorate the anniversary of the Imam's death in Baghdad, Iraq, Friday, April 29, 2016. The anniversary of the 8th-century Imam's death draws tens of thousands of Shiites from all walks to converge on his golden-domed shrine in northern Baghdad. The pilgrims typically march to the shrine while hundreds of tents are erected to offer them free food, drinks and services. (AP Photo/Ali Abdul Hassan)BAGHDAD (AP) — A car-bombing Saturday in southeastern Baghdad killed at least 21 people wounded at least 42 others, according to police and hospital officials.


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