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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 | 177 177 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 | 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 | 216 216 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 | 272 272 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 | 315 315 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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New Brooklyn school focuses on sustainability
BUGS will open its doors in 2013 to 100 students
Aug 29, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Family of deceased calls for mandatory paid sick days
Groups urge City Council to pass paid sick time bill
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Street vendors protest $1,000 fines
Want maximum amount lowered back to $250
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Graves markers in Green-Wood vandalized
The staff at Green-Wood Cemetery in Brooklyn were caught by surprise when they came to work the grounds on Tuesday, August 21, only to find the cemetery had been vandalized. After careful inspectio...
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Brooklyn district leader eyes open Assembly seat
Assemblyman Hakeem Jeffries's seat is opening up as he heads to Congress, and District Leader Walter Mosley is looking for a promotion. Mosley, a resident of Clinton Hill, is gunning to replace Jef...
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Gardens floating in Gowanus instead of trash
Conservancy creates floating gardens for polluted waterway
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Brooklyn DA to investigate case of woman killed by cop
Officer says gun went off as he tried to remove her from car
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Brooklyn's 'Greenest Block' unveiled
The greenest block in Brooklyn is official Lincoln Road between Bedford and Rogers avenue in Prospect-Lefferts Gardens. The winners of the 2012 Greenest Block in Brooklyn Contest were announced las...
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Borough leaders mobilize to save SUNY Downstate
Say borough can't afford to lose more medical services
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New learning lab serving students in Park Slope
Students in Park Slope now have access to high-speed internet thanks to a partnership between Time Warner Cable, the Department of Information Technology and Telecommunications, and Good Shepherd S...
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Brooklyn nabe protests opening of Walgreens
Windsor Terrace residents held picket signs and chanted, “Greens Beans, Not Walgreens,” in protest of Walgreens taking over the lease of a former Key Food grocery store at Prospect and 11th avenues...
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Something big growing in Brooklyn Navy Yard
Mayor Michael Bloomberg visited the Brooklyn Navy Yard last week for a tour of the largest rooftop farm in New York City. On the top of a building in the Navy Yard sits a 43,000-square-foot farm ru...
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Commuter vans worry they'll be out of business
Elected officials stood next to commuter van drivers in Jamaica to speak out against false promises by the Taxi and Limousine Commission (TLC), which they say have undercut and hurt their businesse...
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Big names come out to support Restler
On the steps of Brooklyn Borough Hall, elected officials showed their support for Democratic State Committeeman Lincoln Restler, who is looking to secure his seat for a second term. Restler will fa...
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New tour offers taste of old and new Brooklyn
A tour guide in Brooklyn is stepping back in time by using trolleys that were a popular form of transportation in the borough in the 1930s. However, the trolleys used in Brooklyn Trolley Tours only...
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An engineer makes an arm rail for residential buildings inside a metal processing factory at an industrial zone in downtown TokyoJapanese manufacturing activity shrank in April at the fastest pace in more than three years as deadly earthquakes disrupted production, while output in China and the rest of Asia remained lukewarm at best. "The backdrop remains one of sub-trend growth, inflation that is below target, difficulty in increasing revenue as margins are sacrificed to win modest volume gains, slow wage growth cramping spending and central banks that have used up much of their policy ammunition," was the sober assessment of Alan Oster, chief economist at National Australia Bank.


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People march during an anti-capitalism protest Sunday, May 1, 2016, in Seattle. (Grant Hindsley/seattlepi.com via AP) MAGS OUT; NO SALES; SEATTLE TIMES OUT; TV OUT; MANDATORY CREDITSeattle police used pepper spray to disperse black-clad anti-capitalist protesters authorities say threw rocks, flares, bricks and Molotov cocktails at officers during a rowdy May Day gathering. At least ...


2016-05-02 01:15:28 -0400

FILE - In this Wednesday, July 29, file 2015 photo, the Puerto Rican flag flies in front of Puerto Rico’s Capitol as in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Puerto Rico Gov. Alejandro Javier Garcia Padilla said on Sunday, May 1, 2016, that negotiators for the U.S. territory’s government have failed to reach a last-minute deal to avoid a third default and that he has issued an executive order to withhold payment. (AP Photo/Ricardo Arduengo, File)NEW YORK (AP) — Puerto Rico's debt crisis has reached a new level, with the island's governor saying Puerto Rico will not pay most of its $470 million in debt payments due by Monday.


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