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What to Eat Before Your Workout by MartialArtsNYC
Jan 03, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 111 111 recommendations | email to a friend
by Mary Murphy Fueling up before a workout is the best thing you can do for your body.  But it’s important to eat the  right  things at the  right  time.  Eating too far in advance of your workout can lead to an energy dropout at the gym, and eating too close can lead to an unsettled stomach.  Ge...
Static vs. Dynamic Stretching by MartialArtsNYC
Jan 03, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 108 108 recommendations | email to a friend
by Mary Murphy  So you’ve already heard that you should stretch before you work out, but did you know that some types of stretching can be more harmful than helpful?  The American Council on Exercise warns against static stretching (like reaching down to touch your toes) on cold muscles. Static s...
From "Lost Side Of Suburbia" to "Poptropica," An Exclusive Interview with Artist Kory Merritt by Milano52
Dec 29, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 138 138 recommendations | email to a friend
Written By:  Tiziano Thomas Dossena   Kory Merritt started cartooning and illustrating while attending SUNY Brockport. His weekly comic strip, Brockport Chronicled, won the John Locher Memorial Award in 2007. He signed a comic strip development contract with Creators Syndicate in 2009, although t...
3Q6V_start.jpg Arts Business Incubator for Arts-Based Startups by QueensCouncilArts
Dec 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 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 | 8 8 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 | 198 198 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 | 163 163 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 | 8 8 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 | 209 209 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 | 432 432 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...