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2nd Annual "American Fine Craft Show Brooklyn"
Sep 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 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 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 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 | 31 31 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 | 590 590 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 | 81 81 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 | 81 81 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 | 118 118 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 | 120 120 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...
What Employers Should Know about Paternity Leaves
Aug 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 184 184 recommendations | email to a friend
Queens NY Employment Defense Attorney The Family Medical Leaves Act (FMLA) grants the right to mothers and fathers to take up to 12 weeks off for maternity or paternity leaves so they can spend tim...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: AUG 2014
Aug 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 190 190 recommendations | email to a friend
  August 2014 Queens NY Market Update  In July, home sales dropped slightly from June when we saw a slight jump in sales. The increase in sales pace in June & July led to another substantial increa...

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Supporters upstage opponents at PPW bike lane rallies
If David and Goliath are bikers in heaven, they surely appreciated last week's Park Slope showdown. A few dozen opponents of the Prospect Park West bike lane held a brave protest rally near Grand A...
Oct 26, 2010 | 1 1 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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New Freddy's, same spirit
Anti-Yards bar will reopen in South Slope
Oct 26, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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First Lady honors BK after-school program
BCAP wins national award
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Prospect Park West bike lane controversy continues
Online survey gauges opinion on red-hot issue
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LICH, SUNY Downstate merger planned
$40M grant would help pay for takeover
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Audit: FDNY failed to monitor hazardous materials
A recent audit by the Comptroller’s Office found that the Fire Department (FDNY) unit charged with inspecting hazardous materials may have left the public at risk. The audit uncovered problems in t...
Oct 19, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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In Brighton Beach, mixed feelings over reality show
If you thought Jersey Shore was good, fuhgeddaboudit! Try Brighton Beach, a new reality show set in Brooklyn's Little Russia sure to feature night clubs, vodka, and plenty of fur. The show was pick...
Oct 12, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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A taste of Nigeria in Clinton Hill
For authentic Nigerian cuisine and a ready glimpse into African culture, there is no better place to go than Clinton Hill's Buka restaurant. Walking into the restaurant the first thing one notices ...
Oct 12, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Spiegel: Tough times ahead for Parks
Former BK Commish details retirement decision
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A Review Of The Top High Schools in Queens, Brooklyn and Manhattan
It’s An Investment – Not A Cost
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Barclays Center plaza plan revealed
Behold Brooklyn's finest temporary plaza. Representatives of Forest City Ratner, the developer of Atlantic Yards in Prospect Heights, and SHoP Architects, the project’s designer, unveiled rendering...
Oct 05, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pioneering Chisholm honored in Ft. Greene
State building renamed for political trailblazer
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Help arrives for civic groups trying to clean up after the storm
Federal aid for tornado-affected neighborhoods may not be arriving anytime soon, but for those dedicated community members who have been working to get their neighborhoods back to normal after the ...
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Dumbo Arts Fest bigger than ever
Cheap real estate has lured creative types to Dumbo since the 1970’s. These days, while the rent is far from cheap, the artists' enclave by the Brooklyn waterfront is still home to a multitude of s...
Sep 28, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Biviano weighs future after primary loss
Doug Biviano is not happy that he lost his Assembly race. Who would be? Campaigning for elected office is a grind, after all. Especially in 100-degree weather in a Brooklyn district largely devoted...
Sep 28, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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FILE - In this Sunday, Sept. 7, 2014 file photo, Nicki Minaj seen at X Versus Versace after party in New York. A federal judge in Atlanta has tossed out a lawsuit filed against rapper Minaj by her former wig designer. In a lawsuit in February, Terrence Davidson accused Onika Maraj, who uses the stage name "Nicki Minaj," and Pink Personality LLC of breaking implied contracts, reneging on discussions to launch a reality TV show and a wig line, and misappropriating his designs. (Photo by Amy Sussman/Invision/AP, file)ATLANTA (AP) — A federal judge in Atlanta has tossed out a lawsuit filed against rapper Nicki Minaj by her former wig designer.


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BOSTON (AP) — There's some truth to the effectiveness of folk remedies and old wives' tales when it comes to serious medical issues, according to findings by a team from Detroit Medical Center.
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Secretary of State John Kerry, right, speaks with House Foreign Affairs Committee ranking member Rep. Eliot Engel, D-N.Y., on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014, after a House Foreign Affairs Committee hearing. At the hearing, Kerry sought to push back on an argument by some in Congress that Syria's rebels lack moderates, or at least any with the capacity to make a difference in the war. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)The Senate has approved a plan for the military to train and equip Syrian rebels, clearing the measure for President Barack Obama's signature.


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