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3Q6V_start.jpg Arts Business Incubator for Arts-Based Startups by QueensCouncilArts
Dec 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
The New York Foundation on the Arts (NYFA) is launching an Arts Business Incubator (ABI) Program for ten New York City-based arts business start-ups. QCA members will have the opportunity to learn about the program and get tips on the application process.   The ABI program offers three years of c...
FQLW_2014_06_09_SocialMediaStressSyndrome.jpg Social Media Strategies for Artists by QueensCouncilArts
Dec 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Participants in this fast-paced workshop will learn how to use Twitter, Facebook, Google , among other social media platforms, to build a personalized strategy to identify, articulate and promote their artistic brands on-line–  thus bringing the world to their front door. The workshop will cover ...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: DEC 2014 by queenshometeam
Dec 17, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 82 82 recommendations | email to a friend
Dec 2014 Queens NY Market Update  The pace of home sales continued to decrease in November and inventory continued to track below last year’s levels as well.  Sales are well below those seen in the same month last year while prices are well above those seen in the same month last year. Prices con...
NYC Employment Law — Pre-tax Transit Benefits by cjleclaire
Dec 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 77 77 recommendations | email to a friend
As employers, sometimes it is difficult to keep with the employment law changes, which is why you should consult periodically with an employment defense lawyer and stay apprised of new laws. At the end of October 2014, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio signed the Affordable Transit Act  into law...
8TDR_Anniversary.jpg Roll with Queens Council on the Arts! Come to the Casino Caliente! by QueensCouncilArts
Dec 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Queens Council on the Arts (QCA) is turning 50 in 2016, but we are kicking off the festivities a year early! Save yourself a plane ticket and join QCA for a hot night in Havana,Cuba right here in Long Island City,Queens!  Join us as we celebrate with live music, a casino night, salsa performances...
Wage and Hour Regulation Pitfalls by cjleclaire
Dec 10, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 126 126 recommendations | email to a friend
Business owners can get themselves into trouble when not understanding wage and hours laws. What appears to be a bright idea that cuts corners and saves money is sometimes a violation that leads to costly consequences. The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) establishes minimum wages and standards fo...
In life, the glass is always half full! Exclusive interview with cartoonist Maria Scrivan by Milano52
Dec 08, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 209 209 recommendations | email to a friend
Written By:  Tiziano Thomas Dossena   | 19 November 2014   Maria Scrivan’s cartoons are published in MAD Magazine, Parade Magazine, Prospect Magazine (UK), on Mashable.com, Salon.com. Funny Times and many other publications. Maria licenses her work to Recycled Paper Greetings, NobleWorks Cards, R...
Zeffirelli's La Boheme at the Metropolitan Opera: a review by Milano52
Dec 04, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 236 236 recommendations | email to a friend
  Written By:  Tiziano Thomas Dossena 3 December 2014 |     Zeffirelli’s production of La Boheme at the metropolitan Opera shines. A sample of the stage set up as performed in a preceding season. La Boheme is an opera that does not need introduction and most of our readers probably had the occasi...
Are You Staying on Top of Regulations that Affect Your Restaurant? by cjleclaire
Dec 04, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 225 225 recommendations | email to a friend
A recent change in regulations predicted to arrive soon is that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will release a national menu labeling standard for chain restaurants. The standard will address calorie and nutritional information required on menus and at point of sale. The National Restauran...
The World Seen Through a Dog’s Point of View. An Exclusive Interview with Paul Gilligan, author of Pooch Café by Milano52
Dec 03, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 229 229 recommendations | email to a friend
  Written By:  Tiziano Thomas Dossena 10 October 2014 |   Paul Gilligan with Poncho, the main character of Pooch Cafe According to his website, www.poochcafe.com, Paul Gilligan’s affair with art began in 1970, in kindergarten, when he figured out that he stunk at sports and that art was his only ...