blog roll
our featured bloggers
"Before" & "After" Man
Sep 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 76 76 recommendations | email to a friend
Hurricane Sandy has nothing on people! Here's a before and after video of the tree, bush and flower slaughter in one Queens yard. Do you realize that one tree has the cooling power of 10 air condit...
Your Time: Unleashed and Demystified
Sep 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Your Time: Unleashed and Demystified Facilitators:  Sara Jones and Andrea Wenglowskyj of Kind Aesthetic Wednesday, October 29, 6:00-8:00pm Join us Wednesday, October 29 for a  Build Your Own Busine...
Financial Management & Retirement Planning for Artists
Sep 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Financial Management & Retirement Planning for Artists Facilitators:  Maria Odysseos and Ahmed Khan (of Investors Bank) Wednesday, October 8, 6:00-8:00pm Join us Wednesday, October 8, for a  Build ...
Financial Planning and Tax Preparation for Artists
Sep 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Financial Planning and Tax Preparation for Artists Facilitator:  Susan Lee Wednesday, October 1, 2014, 6:00-8:00pm Tax season is around the corner!  Join us for this  Build Your Own Business (BYOB)...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: SEPT 2014
Sep 17, 2014 | 2 2 comments | 150 150 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 | 155 155 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 | 718 718 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 | 206 206 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 | 202 202 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 | 235 235 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...

more blogs

news
COMET meets with Queens Quiet Skies
Grassroots movement to address airplane noise grows
Oct 09, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 85 85 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Council candidate calls for stricter sex offender residency laws
In response to learning that five known sex offenders are living near schools and playgrounds in northeast Queens, Republican City Council candidate Dennis Saffran called on the city to pass strict...
Oct 09, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Vince Lombardi honored at St. Francis Prep
Hometown Hall of Famers visits Queens
Oct 09, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Whitestone residents protest plans for new school
Whitestone residents have made it clear they do not want a school on the vacant lot near 150th Street and 5th Avenue. After word spread that the city was eyeing the property for a new school, civic...
Oct 09, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Top High Schools 2013
How we chose our 2013 Top High Schools , what they have to offer, and how to use the information we've gathered for each academic institution. Private school can be a costly, but worthy, investment...
Oct 03, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 131 131 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Astoria residents refuse to let developer on property
Homeowners want settlement stipulating repairs
Oct 02, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Local officials call for end to 'gay panic' defense
In wake of murder of man for allegedly 'blowing kisses'
Sep 25, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Electeds call for helicopter oversight in Northern Queens
Residents say the sound is unbearable during peak travel hours over the weekend
Sep 24, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Pol looks to protect pensions
A Queens lawmaker is trying to make it tougher for companies to strip retirees in New York State of their pensions. State Senator Tony Avella was joined Monday by several retirees at a press confer...
Sep 18, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Queens Falcons football is ready for the fall
Coaches teach the game, but also stress education
Sep 18, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 76 76 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Pols object to proposed changes to FAA guidelines
Say it would let agency skirt environmental reviews
Sep 18, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 79 79 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
QEDC kicks off businesses competition
New businesses are popping up all over Queens, and entrepreneurs with a solid business model are being rewarded for their vision. The Queens Economic Development Corporation (QEDC), the Citi Founda...
Sep 18, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Remembering those lost on anniversary of 9/11
Avella meets with families during annual motorcade
Sep 10, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Nabes protest controversial Creedmoor land deal
Residents this past weekend protested progress on a controversial land deal in the wake of a report that found issues with the process that allowed the sale. The Indian Cultural and Community Cente...
Sep 10, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Gun bust in Flushing
Police from the 109th Precinct arrested a Flushing man after they discovered a cache of weapons in his home. On August 27, police searched 149-29 34th Avenue, where they found two 25-caliber Tanfog...
Sep 05, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
national news

Afghan security forces guard the site of a suicide attack in Kabul, Afghanistan, Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014. Two suicide bombers in the Afghan capital targeted two buses carrying Afghan army troops on Wednesday, killing several people and wounding over a dozen others, police said. (AP Photo/Massoud Hossaini)KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Taliban suicide bombers struck two buses carrying Afghan soldiers in Kabul early Wednesday, killing seven people and wounding 21, just a day after the signing of a key U.S.-Afghan security pact.


2014-10-01 04:01:17 -0400

Rescue workers board a defense force helicopter heading for Mount Ontake during a search operation on October 1, 2014 following a volcanic eruption near Otaki village in Nagano prefectureTokyo (AFP) - The death toll from a sudden volcanic eruption in Japan hit 48 on Wednesday as rescuers discovered 12 new bodies in so-far unexplored areas of the ash-covered peak.


2014-10-01 03:53:11 -0400

A couple take wedding photogtaphs in front of pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong on October 1, 2014Hong Kong (AFP) - 07:38 GMT - 'We are not Tibet or Xinjiang' - Edward Chin, a financier and prominent Occupy organiser, is in bullish mood today. He's been speaking to AFP reporter Annabel Symington and believes the police know violence would lead to a backlash from the Hong Kong public.


2014-10-01 03:52:26 -0400