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"Before" & "After" Man
Sep 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 65 65 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 | 5 5 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 | 1 1 comments | 140 140 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 | 144 144 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 | 702 702 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 | 192 192 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 | 184 184 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 | 221 221 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...

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Audit: Parks letting $10M in improvements slide
But department argues it is enforcing agreements
Aug 31, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Candidates square off in 16th District forum
On Tuesday evening, August 24, the auditorium at the Flushing Branch of the Queens Public Library hosted an almost standing room-only audience in rapt attention. A range of critical issues were rai...
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LIRR lines paralyzed by signal damage
Ten out of 11 of railroad branches were suspended on Monday
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Queens students take a stand
Group stages street protest for peace in Sudan
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Willow Lake welcomes you with open gates
The restoration of Willow Lake, Flushing Meadows-Corona Park’s slightly less well-known body of water, is slated for completion by the end of 2011, but a ceremonial ribbon cutting on August 18 for ...
Aug 24, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Queens seniors lose $21M each year in scams
New legislation would protect elders from financial fraud
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The late Bill DeCota honored with memorial tree
Port Authority director of Aviation lives on at the Queens Botanical Garden
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The Unisphere Fountain’s resurgence
$2M repairs breathe new life into World's Fair landmark
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Maker Day weekend a taste of upcoming Faire
Fortresses, boats, robots, sun-catchers, airplanes…construction was underway at the New York Hall of Science last weekend. The Hall of Science was hosting the second of three Maker Day weekends, in...
Aug 10, 2010 | 1 1 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Man charged in freeway assault on ex-wife
A Hollis man who is accused of assaulting his ex-wife as she drove him to work appeared in court last week. The defendant, Ameer Khairullah, 51, was arraigned in Queens Criminal Court August 5 on c...
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Tee time for kids
Golf has traditionally been associated with wealthy, middle-aged men, but for the past 11 years City Parks Foundation has been changing that stereotype, providing thousands of city kids with free g...
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Dragons in the lake
Annual boat festival takes to the water
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Stranded on the shore in Flushing Meadows
Boat rental company left without a dock
Aug 04, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Another murder in flushing raises safety concerns
Residents, pols call for a greater police presence
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City Council approves Flushing Commons
The City Council voted 44-2 on Thursday to approve the Flushing Commons project. Only council members Gale Brewer of Manhattan and Brad Lander of Brooklyn voted against the controversial developmen...
Jul 30, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Barcelona's Dani Alves (L) and Neymar take part in a training session with teammates, at the Parc des Princes stadium in Paris, on September 29, 2014, on the eve of their UEFA Champions League match against PSGParis (AFP) - Barcelona face their first big test of the Luis Enrique era when they face Paris Saint-Germain in the French capital in the Champions League on Tuesday.


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Michigan head coach Brady Hoke, right, reacts on the sideline next to defensive coordinator Greg Mattison, left, in the second quarter of an NCAA college football game against Minnesota in Ann Arbor, Mich., Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014. (AP Photo/Tony Ding)ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Michigan Athletic Director Dave Brandon says a "serious lack of communication" led to ailing quarterback Shane Morris playing Saturday against Minnesota when he should not have.


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Student activists sleep on a road near the government headquarters where pro-democracy activists have gathered and made camp, Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014 in Hong Kong. Students and activists, many of whom have been camped out since late Friday, spent a peaceful night singing as they blocked streets in Hong Kong in an unprecedented show of civil disobedience to push demands for genuine democratic reforms. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E)HONG KONG (AP) — Pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong set a Wednesday deadline for a response from the government to meet their demands for reforms after spending another night blocking streets in an unprecedented show of civil disobedience.


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