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Restaurants Weigh in on Replacing Tipping with Service Charges
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Queens New York Employment Defense Attorneys Human Resource Consulting Law Firm Various restaurants across the country are in the process of changing tipping into service charges. The Seattle Eater...
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Are you having trouble evicting a tenant? The Landlord Center has been effectively representing landlords and have been very successful in fighting for their rights for over 20 years. The legal tea...
What it was Like to Buy a Home, after Selling Over 150...
Mar 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 212 212 recommendations | email to a friend
by George Herrera , Realtor & Co-Owner of the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty . My wife & I recently closed on the our very first home and boy was it an experience, especially considerin...
How Does a Prior Injury Affect Your Eligibility for Workers' Compensation Benefits?
Mar 15, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 254 254 recommendations | email to a friend
In New York, when you have been injured on the job, you have a right to seek benefits under the state's workers' compensation system. In fact, the workers' compensation system is generally your sol...
ARTS Community: Free Cultural Arts & Networking at CUP Center
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The Enterprise Collective is hosting a free community event to celebrate Women’s History Month at CUP Center located at 1071 Bedford Avenue in the Bedford Stuyvesant section of Brooklyn Saturday, M...
Where Is Paradise?
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Where is the Garden of Eden, and therefore, the tree of life, today? Is this the same as Paradise? Genesis 3:24 I may have bit off a little too much with this question. But it has often come to my ...
The Real Deal-Real Estate Update
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Since 1979 when Jim Turano then sales agent, first started, he was the first in the community to offer Senior Citizen Discounts. In addition he offered Police officers and fireman discounts when th...
Queens Real Estate Market Report: February 2016
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by George Herrera , Realtor and Co-Owner of the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty . Queens Real Estate Market Update: February 2016 Home sales dropped in January which is somewhat typical ...
University Policies to Deal with Sexual Harassment Issues
Mar 01, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 345 345 recommendations | email to a friend
Recently, a sexual harassment case involving a Chicago professor became high profile in the news. While you can view the case from the perspective of the victim and the alleged abuser, there is als...
5 Ways to Sell your Home for Top Dollar in Queens NY
Feb 22, 2016 | 2 2 comments | 378 378 recommendations | email to a friend
by George Herrera , Realtor and Co-Owner of the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty . If you own or live in Queens, then you already know that we do things differently here. Not only are we ...

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Chris Riffle brings artsy mellowcore to NY
West coast upbringing, East coast living inspires new album
Aug 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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Five comedy shows inspired by Brooklyn Comedy Festival
New York City has it’s fair share of comedy clubs and shows. While most of them are in Manhattan, did you know that there are countless shows in Brooklyn and Queens?
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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - August 25
Entertainment events happening in Brooklyn and Queens.
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Mini craftsmen festival features 19th century crafts
The King Manor Museum in Jamaica demonstrated 19th century arts & craft trades for the community.
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Bilingual book aims to help young dancers
Anabella Lenzu puts 25 years of experience in book
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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - August 19
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Kew Gardens chef opens new sushi restaurant in Harlem
Three months ago, Kew Gardens resident and longtime Queens resident Tomoyuki Hayashi opened up his very first restaurant, Yuzu, on West 128th Street and Lenox Avenue. Although Central Harlem is a l...
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Meet the new face of Queens’ jazz scene
The Queens musician recently released her album Saints and Poets, which rose to #3 on the iTunes Jazz Albums chart.
Aug 12, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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‘Cop Car’ sparkles with Bacon, young talent
This indie flick surrounding the theft of a cop car by two 10-year-olds will have you squeamish yet bursting with laughter.
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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - August 12
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AAIFF delivers eclectic indie films to Queens crowds
The Asian American International Film Festival began screening at Flushing Town Hall.
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Boroughs of the Dead tour uncovers dark history of Astoria
If Halloween is your favorite day of the year, or you simply can’t get enough of vampires and ghosts, you may be interested to know that Astoria is home to some spooky tales of its own.
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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - August 6
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37th annual powwow takes off at Queens farm
Over 40 Native American tribes donned traditional clothing and participated in dance competitions all weekend long.
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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - July 29
Entertainment events happening in Brooklyn and Queens from July 30 to August 5.
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Trader Fred Reimer works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Friday, May 6, 2016. Stocks are drifting between small gains and losses in early trading on Wall Street after a disappointing jobs report. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks closed modestly higher on Friday, ending three days of losses, after the U.S. government's disappointing jobs report added to speculation that the Federal Reserve might keep interest rates low for another year.


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Keyshla Rivera smiles at her newborn son Jesus as registered nurse Christine Weick demonstrates a baby box before her discharge from Temple University Hospital in Philadelphia on Friday, May 6, 2016. In an effort to reduce infant mortality the boxes which are functioning bassinets complete with a sheet and mattress as well as essential baby supplies will be given free-of-charge to all mothers who deliver at the hospital. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Doctors and nurses hope to lower the city's high infant mortality rate by distributing baby boxes that encourage safe sleeping habits for newborns and their caregivers.


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A girl chants slogans during a protest to mark World Press Freedom Day in front of the Press Syndicate in Cairo, Egypt, Tuesday, May 3, 2016. Memos containing internal instructions from Egypt's Interior Ministry were leaked to the media on Tuesday, outlining strategies on how to deflect public outrage over arrests it made inside the journalists' union, handle the media in general, and deal with the case of an Italian student found tortured to death. Arabic on the banner reads, "remove our shackels." (AP Photo/Nariman El-Mofty)CAIRO (AP) — A prominent Egyptian rights lawyer who had raised a legal suit against the president's decision to hand two Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia was arrested early on Friday and ordered held in custody for 15 days, pending investigation into a list of allegations, including attempts to overthrow the government.


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