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2015 Queens Arts Fund: Funding for Queens Artists and Arts Organizations
Jul 01, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Queens Council on the Arts (QCA) supports the hard work and contributions of the borough’s creative citizens with our Queens Arts Fund (QAF) grant program. These QAF grants help build the creative ...
Queens Council on the Arts’ 3rd Space Brings Emerging Artists Together
Jun 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
On Friday, July 18th, Queens Council on the Arts’  3rd Space  is proud to present Amy Wu and the launch of QNSMADE, a web-based project that celebrates the stories ofQueens through a series of port...
$$ OPPORTUNITY HAS KNOCKED ! $$ Networking For Prosperity & Adventure $$
Jun 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 178 178 recommendations | email to a friend
Bring Pen & Paper for this great opportunity to learn about:  * Job search, Employment Training, Networking Skills & How Every Dollar Counts . **Snacks & Beverages provided.** WHEN : Wednesday June...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: JUNE 2014
Jun 19, 2014 | 2 2 comments | 206 206 recommendations | email to a friend
June 2014 Queens NY Market Update The pace of home sales rose in May after a slow start in the beginning of 2014. Inventory increased slightly again in May, meaning buyers should have a bit more ch...
Book Expo America 2014 Part 1: The Italian presence…
Jun 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 245 245 recommendations | email to a friend
  Originally Written By:  Tiziano Thomas Dossena for L'Idea Magazine   Book Expo America 2014 has brought a wave of foreign authors, either in the original language or in translation, and among the...
Book Expo America 2014 Part 2: The Authors Speak…
Jun 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 249 249 recommendations | email to a friend
Originally Written By:  Tiziano Thomas Dossena  for L'Idea Magazine   Javits Center was the center of attention for all American book lovers for four days at the end of May, with a series of events...
Interview to author Tony Napoli.
Jun 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 694 694 recommendations | email to a friend
Recently I published a review on the popular book “My Father, My Don,” A Son’s Journey from Organized Crime to Sobriety, and I am now pleased to offer our readers an interview to the author, Tony N...
How Much Can Allegations of Discrimination Cost You?
Jun 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 231 231 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen D. Hans Discrimination is a serious issue for employers. It can lead to disputes, lawsuits and even forced business sales. Forced business sale, substantial fines and the disgrace o...
Wage and Hours Cases Setting Precedents for Tipped Employees
May 31, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 390 390 recommendations | email to a friend
  Restaurant owners are subject to numerous regulations they must comply with and as various cases are litigated, rulings establish new precedents that can change how the industry does business. Ma...
Real Estate-Guideline for Buyers!
May 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
May 26th, 2014*Guideline for buyers by experienced Real Estate Broker-JIM TURANO This is my 36 year in the Business, and I have written many articles for decades to assist sellers & buyers. What bu...

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Pol calls for an end to minimum water charges
A Queens politician says the city is all wet when it comes to charging homeowners a minimum daily water fee. Regardless of how much water a homeowner uses, the Department of Environmental Protectio...
May 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Big Apple Circus brings Times Square to Cunningham Park
After touring seven cities for the past seven months, the Big Apple Circus is back in Queens for the final showing of Luminocity, its program for the 2013-2014 season. John Kennedy Kane, the ringma...
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Port Authority meets with residents to discuss terminal project
Massive project could get underway at LGA in 2015
May 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Stump change: Parks tells residents to call 311
Dept. also refuses to take tree complaints from Avella
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Rowing team leads effort to clean Flushing Bay
It’s so common to see a balloon drifting upwards from some celebration around the corner, or to let one fly on romantic notions. But balloons don’t float forever, and at Flushing Bay many such ball...
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Queens Library refuses to hand over records for audit
Comptroller will be taking library to court
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Whitestone Ambulance partners with Baby Safe Haven
Corps HQ will be a drop-off point for unwanted newborns
May 09, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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To close season, Big Apple Circus brings Luminosity to Queens
Will return to Cunningham Park in Fresh Meadows
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90-year-old war vet fights NYCHA downsizing
NYCHA admits “life or death” policy is flawed
May 07, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Avella, groups oppose legalized basement apartments
Many frown upon aspect of de Blasio’s affordable housing plan
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Pol: city should be responsible for buried hydrants
Currently, homeowners on hook for clearing snow
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Flavor of Queens on display at annual Taste event
To celebrate the growing food scene in New York City’s most diverse borough, the Queens Economic Development Corporation hosted its annual Taste of Queens festival in the ballroom at the Sheraton L...
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QBG celebrates Arbor Day in grand fashion
The Queens Botanical Garden held its Fourth Annual Arbor Day Festival at the Flushing garden this past Sunday. Hundreds attended the event, which featured a host of vendors, several food trucks, an...
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A Bayside hero is remembered on 204th Street
Pols and family gather for street renaming in his honor
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Flushing's chapter in the gay rights movement
Street renamed for founders of PFLAG
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Ukrainian soldiers look out from a tank at a position some 60 km from DonetskBy Richard Balmforth and Maria Tsvetkova KIEV/DONETSK Ukraine (Reuters) - Ukrainian forces regained more ground but sustained further casualties on Thursday in clashes with separatists, while two Western allies urged Russia's Vladimir Putin to exert more pressure on the rebels to find a negotiated end to the conflict. Government forces have recently gained the upper hand in the three-month conflict against separatists in the Russian-speaking eastern regions in which more than 200 government troops have been killed as well as hundreds of civilians and rebel fighters. The Ukrainian military says it has a plan to deliver a "nasty surprise" to the heavily-armed separatists who have dug in in Donetsk, a city of 900,000 people, after being pushed out of their bastion in Slaviansk last weekend.


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Argentine stockbrokers work on the floor of the Buenos Aires Stock ExchangeBy Walter Bianchi BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - Argentina said a team of technocrats, and not its economy minister, would attend a meeting in New York with a court-appointed mediator on Friday, as it seeks to resolve a dispute with holdout investors over its sovereign debt. Argentina needs to seal a deal before a July 30 deadline with investors who rejected its debt restructurings after its catastrophic 2002 default on $100 billion. "The mission that will meet with the special master Daniel Pollack in New York will be carried out by the juridical and financial team of the economy ministry and other areas of the government," Argentine Cabinet Chief Jorge Capitanich told reporters at his daily briefing. U.S. District Judge Thomas Griesa has ruled Argentina must immediately pay the group of holdouts, led by hedge funds Elliott Management Corp and Aurelius Capital Management, the bonds' full value worth $1.33 billion plus accrued interest.


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Pedestrians walk past a Bank of China sign at its branch in BeijingBy Kazunori Takada and Pete Sweeney SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China's central bank is looking into allegations by a state broadcaster that Bank of China, the country's fourth largest lender, has been laundering money offshore for clients, the official Xinhua news agency said on Friday. While Beijing maintains a tight control over its capital account, limiting foreign currency transfers by individuals to $50,000 a year, wealthy Chinese, including corrupt government officials, have managed to move their money out to snap up overseas property and other assets. The China Central Television (CCTV) aired what it said was an undercover investigation program on Wednesday that focused on a service offered by BOC called "You Hui Tong", which is designed to help Chinese individuals take part in investment emigration programs in other countries to move cash offshore in amounts the exceed the annual cap.


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