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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 | 184 184 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 | 212 212 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 | 251 251 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 | 255 255 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 | 702 702 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 | 237 237 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 | 399 399 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 | 17 17 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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Q&A with Brooklyn rapper Silent Knight about new band
Brooklyn-born rapper Jason Fraticelli, better known by his stage name Silent Knight, joined The Band Called Fuse as their lead M.C. a little over a year ago, and ever since he has helped grow and d...
Feb 12, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 163 163 recommendations | email to a friend
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NYC-based reggae band releases debut LP
Q&A with InDaze about the band and philosophy on Brooklyn music culture
Feb 05, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 174 174 recommendations | email to a friend
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Q&A with Sister Sparrow and the Dirty Birds
Arleigh Kincheloe is the front-woman for eight-piece band, Sister Sparrow and the Dirty Birds, a dream she has worked for since childhood. In 2012, the band’s trajectory was thrown into high gear a...
Jan 29, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 177 177 recommendations | email to a friend
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LIC singer/songwriter Shelly Bhushan
Q&A with Queens artist about her road to independence
Jan 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 187 187 recommendations | email to a friend
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The road to recording in Williamsburg
Q and A with Excello co-owner Hugh Pool
Jan 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 172 172 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hillary Capps releases her first full-length album
Q&A with a Brooklyn-based singer/songwriter
Jan 08, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 205 205 recommendations | email to a friend
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Singer-songwriter Hillary Barleaux releases her first album
Hillary Barleaux grew up in the small town of Walton in Delaware County. Both of her parents were writers, her father at GQ Magazine and her mother a stay-at-home mom and freelancer for numerous ma...
Jan 02, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 204 204 recommendations | email to a friend
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Erin Barra and…
Brooklyn-based electronic artist reaches out to the youth
Dec 27, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 213 213 recommendations | email to a friend
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Q&A with Brooklyn-based Butcher Knives
The makings of an eclectic punk band
Dec 17, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 234 234 recommendations | email to a friend
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Q&A with singer-songwriter Nina Yasmineh
Whether through coincidence or fate, Nina Yasmineh recently received the inspiration she needed to record her latest Seven Years EP in her Bushwick apartment. Her subtle and often authoritative voc...
Dec 11, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 239 239 recommendations | email to a friend
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Brooklyn’s Sharkmuffin releases a new Sandy-inspired EP
Q&A with lead singer Tarra Thiessen about the band
Dec 04, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 239 239 recommendations | email to a friend
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NYC songwriter builds a solo career
Q&A with Ryan Hobler about his first solo album
Nov 26, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 249 249 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bella Lena’s brings a taste of Italy to the heart of Ridgewood
Behind the doors of Bella Lena’s is a warmly lit, old world atmosphere that is often lost when it comes to family dining. For the last year, this neighborhood Italian restaurant, located at 64-02 F...
Nov 21, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 265 265 recommendations | email to a friend
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Brooklyn band brings back the grunge
Q&A with front man and guitarist Gavin Dunaway
Nov 20, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 260 260 recommendations | email to a friend
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New JFK Film Premiering in Forest Hills
Cinemart Cinemas and Theater Cafe, the homey movie theater at 106-03 Metropolitan Ave. in Forest Hills, will host the premiere screening of the new film “JFK: A President Betrayed” from Nov. 22 to ...
Nov 20, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 239 239 recommendations | email to a friend
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The Lorillard corporate sign is seen atop their cigarette manufacturing plant in Greensboro, North CarolinaBy Martinne Geller and Kate Holton LONDON (Reuters) - U.S. cigarette maker Reynolds American Inc is in talks to acquire rival Lorillard Inc in a multi-billion dollar deal that would include the sale of some brands to Britain's Imperial Tobacco Group Plc , the companies said on Friday. In a statement confirming what people familiar with the matter previously told Reuters, Reynolds, No. 2 player in the United States with brands including Camel and Pall Mall, said the talks were consistent with its strategy of weighing options that would help boost shareholder value. Buying Lorillard, which has a stock market value of $22.9 billion, would give Reynolds the leading U.S. menthol cigarette Newport and its leading e-cigarette blu. It would also give it added scale to compete with Marlboro maker Altria Group Inc , in a market that is shrinking as more Americans quit smoking but which remains one of the biggest and most profitable tobacco markets in the world.


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FILE - In this June 23, 2014 file photo, Uruguay's Luis Suarez listens to a question during a press conference at the Arena das Dunas in Natal, Brazil. Suarez was banned for nine competitive international matches, four months from all football and fined for biting Italy's Giorgio Chiellini's shoulder during their group D World Cup soccer match. Football's international governing body on Thursday, July 10, 2014, said its appeals committee rejected Suarez's appeal against his ban for biting his opponent. (AP Photo/Antonio Clanni, File)Barcelona reached agreement with Liverpool on the transfer of Luis Suarez on Friday, giving the troubled striker a chance to rehabilitate his image when his latest biting ban is over.


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The price of oil edged downward again on Friday, surrendering most of the gains made the previous day, when it rose for the first time in two weeks.
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