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Food Industry Labeling: The Nuances of Meeting FDA Standards
May 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 53 53 recommendations | email to a friend
At the end of November, 2014, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) began requiring restaurants and vending machine companies to label foods for nutritional value. At first glance, this requiremen...
More Trees, Please! Wealthy neighborhoods have the most trees!
May 20, 2015 | 2 2 comments | 417 417 recommendations | email to a friend
  "God has cared for these trees, saved them from drought, disease, avalanches, and a thousand tempests and floods. But he cannot save them from fools." ~John Muir If you'd like to request a tree p...
JUST LISTED: 1BR Coop at the Greenbriar (85-15 Main St Briarwood, NY 11435)
May 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 104 104 recommendations | email to a friend
George & Abigail Herrera Introduce another One Bedroom Coop for Sale in Briarwood NY!!! Privacy, great views, and convenience are featured in this lovely Briarwood Coop for Sale. Offered for sale b...
“The Worker’s Art Coalition of New York City” Documentary Screening
May 07, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
Come to Queens Council on the Art’s 3rd Space program which will feature “The Worker’s Art Coalition of New York City,” as part of the LIC Arts Open. A documentary by Astoria filmmaker Setare Arash...
Just Listed' 1 Bedroom Coop at 218-10 43rd Avenue in Bayside, NY 11361
Apr 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 229 229 recommendations | email to a friend
George & Abigail Herrera Introduce another 1br Coop for Sale in Bayside NY!!! Privacy, great views, and convenience are featured in this lovely Bayside Coop for Sale. Offered for sale by George Her...
EEOC Files Its First of Two Transgender Discrimination Lawsuits
Apr 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 220 220 recommendations | email to a friend
New York employers should take note that the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) filed and settled its first transgender discrimination lawsuit. In April 2015, the EEOC brought the suit ...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: APRIL 2015
Apr 20, 2015 | 2 2 comments | 287 287 recommendations | email to a friend
April 2015 Queens Real Estate Market Update Homes sales increased in March while inventory levels remained tight. Inventory typically reaches its low point during the winter months, but the current...
Just Listed: 1 Bedroom Coop at The New Hampshire House in Forest Hills, NY 11375
Apr 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 300 300 recommendations | email to a friend
George & Abigail Herrera Introduce another 1br Coop for Sale at The New Hampshire House in Forest Hills, NY!!! Privacy, great views, and convenience are featured in this lovely Forest Hills Coop fo...
Just Listed: 2 Bedroom Coop at the Acropolis Gardens in Astoria, NY 11105
Apr 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 298 298 recommendations | email to a friend
George & Abigail Herrera Introduce another 2br Coop for Sale at Acropolis Gardens in Astoria, NY!!! Privacy, great views, and convenience are featured in this lovely Astoria Coop for Sale. Offered ...
Just Listed: 2 Bedroom Coop at Bay Terrace Garden in Bayside, NY 11360
Apr 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 287 287 recommendations | email to a friend
George & Abigail Herrera Introduce another 2br Coop for Sale at Bay Terrace Garden in Bayside NY!!! Privacy, great views, and convenience are featured in this lovely Bayside Coop for Sale. Offered ...

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NYers sleeping on new bedding regs
Apparently New Yorkers didn't get the message about mattresses. In the first three months since the Department of Sanitation (DSNY) began enforcing new rules for the disposal of mattresses and box ...
Apr 12, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Queens parks will get “spring greening”
City seeks volunteers for one-day cleanup
Apr 05, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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City aims to help immigrant biz succeed
Several new programs aim to aid small business
Apr 05, 2011 | 1 1 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Queens College students leave classrooms, hit the streets
Some 100 Queens College students and professors blocked traffic on the Horace Harding Expressway Thursday in protest of state budget cuts. The blockade came on the heels of an overnight union occup...
Apr 01, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 48 48 recommendations | email to a friend
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State performs random bus safety checks
Focus on charter buses leaving from Flushing
Mar 29, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Census findings only find massive criticism
The United States Census Bureau's recently released figures for New York City are embroiled in a heat wave of criticism by many pols around the five boroughs, particularly Brooklyn and Queens. The ...
Mar 29, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Community board says statue doesn't lack “Civic Virtue”
The Triumph of Civic Virtue statue which stands prominently at Union Turnpike and Queens Boulevard in Kew Gardens caused an uproar last month when Congressman Anthony Weiner and Councilwoman Juliss...
Mar 29, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Avella takes 'cut' at parking privileges
Thanks, but no thanks. State Senator Tony Avella cut his State of New York Executive Branch citywide parking placard into pieces last Friday, destroying the privilege to park in numerous “no-parkin...
Mar 22, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Some signs of better safety
A Whitestone intersection just got a little bit safer. According to neighborhood residents, traffic speeding down 15th Avenue and 147th Street past Public School 79 has long been a nuisance and a d...
Mar 22, 2011 | 1 1 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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A taste of Broadway in Queens public schools
As the curtains open, a sign of Irving Berlin sits in the background in a brightly colored, New York-themed design. The show begins with its stars Carina Morales and James LaRosa singing Berlin’s c...
Mar 22, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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City still replanting trees lost in last year’s tornado
Community boards 5 and 7 top priority list
Mar 22, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 47 47 recommendations | email to a friend
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Take it to the bank, just not in Queens
Weiner study shows borough bank growth down
Mar 15, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Queens Theatre appoints Ray Cullom as executive director
The Queens Theater in the Park (QTIP) has tapped Ray Cullom, former managing director of the Long Wharf Theatre in New Haven, Connecticut, as its new executive director. Cullom brings 20 years of e...
Mar 15, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Health industry backs Cuomo’s Medicaid reform
New York spends more on Medicaid per capita than any other state, but ranks only 21st in program quality for patients. In most counties, Medicaid costs alone account for more than half of the entir...
Mar 15, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 65 65 recommendations | email to a friend
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Senior centers must fight for survival
State cut would close 53 centers in BK and Queens
Mar 08, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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FILE - In this Jan. 24, 2015 file photo, Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig pauses during an interview with The Associated Press in New York. A new attraction opening this week at the home of the Milwaukee Brewers pays homage to former team owner and retired baseball commissioner Selig. “The Selig Experience” at Miller Park is also just as much a celebration of the franchise’s history and a symbol of baseball’s rock-solid future in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)MILWAUKEE (AP) — A replica of his old County Stadium office looked so authentic to Bud Selig that it left the Milwaukee Brewers founder at a loss for words.


2015-05-27 02:44:22 -0400

This photo taken April 14, 2015, shows a restored six cylinder Wolseley 1936 vintage car in Islamabad, Pakistan. Restoring vintage cars is like traveling back in history for Pakistani collectors, sometimes over a century. For an elite but passionate group of vintage car collectors in Pakistan, restoring antique rides is like traveling back in time and money seems to be no obstacle when the prize is a Lincoln convertible that belonged to an Afghan king or a Rolls-Royce once used by India’s last viceroy. (AP Photo/B.K. Bangash)RAWALPINDI, Pakistan (AP) — For an elite but passionate group of vintage car collectors in Pakistan, restoring antique rides is like travelling back in time — and money seems to be no obstacle when the prize is a Lincoln convertible that belonged to an Afghan king or a Rolls-Royce once used by India's last viceroy.


2015-05-27 02:43:18 -0400

A boy who climbed down from the stands takes a selfie with Switzerland's Roger Federer in the first round match of the French Open tennis tournament against Colombia's Alejandro Falla at the Roland Garros stadium, in Paris, France, Sunday, May 24, 2015. (AP Photo/David Vincent)PARIS (AP) — Here's guessing French Open security guards will not allow a selfie-seeker — or anyone else, for that matter — get anywhere near Roger Federer following his second-round match today.


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