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Ragamuffin Kids on Parade
Sep 25, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
48 Years of Smiles.... This very colorful kiddy march, now in its 48th year, was the first parade solely devoted to children in the metropolitan region and remains one of the largest Pre-Halloween ...
"Before" & "After" Man
Sep 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 66 66 recommendations | email to a friend
Hurricane Sandy has nothing on people! Here's a before and after video of the tree, bush and flower slaughter in one Queens yard. Do you realize that one tree has the cooling power of 10 air condit...
2nd Annual "American Fine Craft Show Brooklyn"
Sep 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
Timed for Holiday shopping, the American Fine Craft Show Brooklyn, November 22-23, 2014 at Brooklyn Museum will be filled with handmade ceramics, decorative and wearable fiber, furniture, glass, je...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: SEPT 2014
Sep 17, 2014 | 2 2 comments | 141 141 recommendations | email to a friend
Sept 2014 Queens NY Market Update  In August, the pace of home sales continued to improve amid decreasing inventory levels and interest rates below last year’s. This summer’s housing market has pre...
How Can Employers Avoid Litigation with the EEOC?
Sep 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 145 145 recommendations | email to a friend
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) can bring litigation against employers on behalf of workers who file discrimination or harassment claims with the EEOC. Because the EEOC is select...
Timing Is Everything
Sep 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 704 704 recommendations | email to a friend
     While I was living in Nashville, I was continually learning about different plants and flowers that were native to the region. As I walked through a field one day, I spotted a cluster of daint...
7 Common Real Estate Law Issues In NY
Sep 09, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 195 195 recommendations | email to a friend
Real estate is plagued with all sorts of issues. This is a short list of 7 the most common problems plaguing real estate. In almost all instances, a lawyer will be necessary to find a solution for ...
Where You Can Watch The World's Biggest Clock
Sep 09, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 187 187 recommendations | email to a friend
Did you know that the world’s largest clock is located in Saudi Arabia? More specifically, in Mecca? The Abraj Al-Bait Towers, also known as the Mecca Royal Hotel Clock Tower, are a building of sup...
This article is intended to provide a brief overview and summary on the issue of custody of a child or children.
Sep 04, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 223 223 recommendations | email to a friend
New York State recognizes two forms of custody.  The first is Joint Custody where the child resides physically with one of the parents; the second being sole and legal custody of the child to one o...
An Intern's Right to Sue for Discrimination in New York
Sep 03, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 215 215 recommendations | email to a friend
Legal loopholes sometimes exist that preclude bringing a lawsuit because the letter of the law does not protect an individual's rights. In the past, this may have been the case with interns, who be...

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Course on rhyming debuts at LIU Brooklyn
Jan 18, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Freddy's Bar reopens Feb 4
Mark the calendar, beer-loving Bruce Ratner haters. Freddy's Bar is reopening February 4, less than one year after closing its Prospect Heights spot to make way for work on Ratner's Atlantic Yards ...
Jan 17, 2011 | 1 1 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Repair work hits F, G trains with service changes
The next phase of work on the Culver Viaduct is underway, and with it come major disruptions to the F and G trains. Beginning January 10, this means no Manhattan-bound F train at Smith-Ninth street...
Jan 11, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Developer sticks with contractor despite safety concerns
A development company owned by former basketball star Magic Johnson is sticking by its choice of a construction company with a history of buildings violations, despite a cry over safety concerns at...
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Vote approaches for Brooklyn Millenium
Screened Park Slope school planned for John Jay site
Jan 11, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pols push for energy upgrade at Brooklyn Cruise Terminal
Shore power system would reduce ship pollution
Jan 04, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bravest break record for number of emergencies in FDNY history
New York City Firefighters are extinguishing their own record. For the first time in 145 years of the FDNY’s existence, firefighters have responded to more than 500,000 emergencies, all within the ...
Jan 04, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Liu rejects contract for 911 call center
In the wake of the CityTime scandal, City Comptroller John Liu Monday called on Mayor Michael Bloomberg to immediately review the Emergency Communications Transformation Program (ECTP) as part of t...
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The Year in Review
Brooklyn’s top stories of 2010
Dec 30, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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MTA Fare Hikes go into effect 12/30
Commuters can count on a raise for New Year – a fare raise, that is. Starting Decebmer 30, the much talked about and chided MTA fare hikes will go into effect. In early October, the MTA board held ...
Dec 30, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Brooklyn leads, Queens lags on new chain stores
You can call it a chain reaction. But according to an analysis conducted by the independent, Manhattan-based Center for an Urban Future, Brooklyn has seen the largest increase in the number of reta...
Dec 28, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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'Hat' Couture: modern-day milliner
Brooklyn native Jonathan Martin creates hats that turn heads
Dec 21, 2010 | 3 3 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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Prospect Park starts work on $70M upgrade
Lakeside will add two skating rinks, landscaping
Dec 21, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Traffic task force will take on Boerum Hill speeding
Group could push for 20-mph zone
Dec 21, 2010 | 2 2 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dry cleaning the organic way
Green Apple Cleaners, New York City’s first eco-friendly laundering service, provides customers with clean clothes, but also educates them on the carcinogenic solvents used at most traditional dry ...
Dec 17, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rafael Nadal of Spain returns a shot from Richard Gasquet of France during the China Open tennis tournament at the National Tennis Stadium in Beijing, China, Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian)BEIJING (AP) — Rafael Nadal made a dominant return to tennis after a two-month injury layoff, beating Richard Gasquet 6-4, 6-0 in 78 minutes at the China Open on Tuesday.


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China's Chen Ruolin, left, and Liu Huixia compete during the women's synchronised 10m platform diving final at the 17th Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea, Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)In this photo by Kin Cheung, Chinese divers Chen Ruolin, left, and Liu Huixia compete in the women's synchronized 10-meter platform diving final at the Asian Games. They won gold, adding to China's lead in the medal tally at the continental games. With 322 of 439 gold medals decided, China stood atop the tally with 125, followed by host South Korea with 54, and Japan with 37. China's dominance was expected, largely because it brought the most athletes - nearly 900. The Asian Games end Sunday after bringing together athletes from 45 countries and regions to compete in 42 sports.


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A sign is posted in front of the eBay headquarters on January 22, 2014 in San Jose, CaliforniaNew York (AFP) - US online auction giant eBay on Tuesday announced plans to spin off its PayPal unit, a move designed to help it compete better in the fast-moving online payments segment.


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