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Food Industry Labeling: The Nuances of Meeting FDA Standards
May 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 80 80 recommendations | email to a friend
At the end of November, 2014, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) began requiring restaurants and vending machine companies to label foods for nutritional value. At first glance, this requiremen...
More Trees, Please! Wealthy neighborhoods have the most trees!
May 20, 2015 | 2 2 comments | 444 444 recommendations | email to a friend
  "God has cared for these trees, saved them from drought, disease, avalanches, and a thousand tempests and floods. But he cannot save them from fools." ~John Muir If you'd like to request a tree p...
JUST LISTED: 1BR Coop at the Greenbriar (85-15 Main St Briarwood, NY 11435)
May 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 133 133 recommendations | email to a friend
George & Abigail Herrera Introduce another One Bedroom Coop for Sale in Briarwood NY!!! Privacy, great views, and convenience are featured in this lovely Briarwood Coop for Sale. Offered for sale b...
“The Worker’s Art Coalition of New York City” Documentary Screening
May 07, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
Come to Queens Council on the Art’s 3rd Space program which will feature “The Worker’s Art Coalition of New York City,” as part of the LIC Arts Open. A documentary by Astoria filmmaker Setare Arash...
Just Listed' 1 Bedroom Coop at 218-10 43rd Avenue in Bayside, NY 11361
Apr 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 256 256 recommendations | email to a friend
George & Abigail Herrera Introduce another 1br Coop for Sale in Bayside NY!!! Privacy, great views, and convenience are featured in this lovely Bayside Coop for Sale. Offered for sale by George Her...
EEOC Files Its First of Two Transgender Discrimination Lawsuits
Apr 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 247 247 recommendations | email to a friend
New York employers should take note that the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) filed and settled its first transgender discrimination lawsuit. In April 2015, the EEOC brought the suit ...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: APRIL 2015
Apr 20, 2015 | 2 2 comments | 316 316 recommendations | email to a friend
April 2015 Queens Real Estate Market Update Homes sales increased in March while inventory levels remained tight. Inventory typically reaches its low point during the winter months, but the current...
Just Listed: 1 Bedroom Coop at The New Hampshire House in Forest Hills, NY 11375
Apr 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 327 327 recommendations | email to a friend
George & Abigail Herrera Introduce another 1br Coop for Sale at The New Hampshire House in Forest Hills, NY!!! Privacy, great views, and convenience are featured in this lovely Forest Hills Coop fo...
Just Listed: 2 Bedroom Coop at the Acropolis Gardens in Astoria, NY 11105
Apr 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 326 326 recommendations | email to a friend
George & Abigail Herrera Introduce another 2br Coop for Sale at Acropolis Gardens in Astoria, NY!!! Privacy, great views, and convenience are featured in this lovely Astoria Coop for Sale. Offered ...
Just Listed: 2 Bedroom Coop at Bay Terrace Garden in Bayside, NY 11360
Apr 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 312 312 recommendations | email to a friend
George & Abigail Herrera Introduce another 2br Coop for Sale at Bay Terrace Garden in Bayside NY!!! Privacy, great views, and convenience are featured in this lovely Bayside Coop for Sale. Offered ...

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8TDR_Anniversary.jpg Roll with Queens Council on the Arts! Come to the Casino Caliente! by Queens Council
December 17, 2014 11:37 AM | 952 views | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
Queens Council on the Arts (QCA) is turning 50 in 2016, but we are kicking off the festivities a year early! Save yourself a plane ticket and join QCA for a hot night in Havana,Cuba right here in L...
L719_Katha_Kooky_at_the_Step_and_Repeat_682x1024___Copy.jpg Improv: Friend or Foe? by Queens Council
October 07, 2014 10:00 AM | 1163 views | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
Whether you are an experienced, fearless improviser or someone who shudders at the thought of being asked to improvise at an audition, this session is for you. Join Queens Council on the Arts at 3 ...
9988_block_party_2014_small.jpg QCA Block Party in the Kaufman Arts District! by Queens Council
May 07, 2014 12:22 PM | 2386 views | 0 0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
On June 21st, 2014 Queens Council on the Arts (QCA) is thrilled to open the gates of the newly designated Kaufman Arts District and invite all to the QCA Block Party. This will be an Astoriastyle b...
Braata Productions ARTIST ALERT: Watch Local Creatives at work at Queens Council on the Arts! by Queens Council
April 30, 2014 12:51 PM | 2697 views | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
On Friday, May 16th, Queens Council on the Arts’ 3rd Space presents an evening with theater ensembles performing selections from their latest works and works-in-progress. Join us for a rare opportu...
D1Q5_Lauren_Nickou__Grace_Miceli_and_Ingrid_Jacobsen___Copy.jpg Queens Artists Slam at 3rd Space! by Queens Council
March 19, 2014 01:05 PM | 1640 views | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
Queens Council on the Arts’ 3rd Space presents a Queens Artists Slam . Come join us as young emergingQueens artists across a range of disciplines come together to share new work and works-in-progre...
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Iranians burn Israeli and American flags during a demonstration in Tehran on May 29, 2015, following weekly Friday prayers, to call on the Iranian government to reject the nuclear agreement with world powersUS top diplomat John Kerry and his Iranian counterpart will Saturday launch a new high-stakes diplomatic drive to nail down an unprecedented nuclear deal as they hurtle towards a deadline just one month away. US officials warned the weeks leading to June 30 would be intense, vowing to "keep the pressure on" to force the Iranians and everyone at the table to make the "tough decisions" needed to end a 12-year standoff and put a nuclear bomb beyond Iran's reach. Sealing a long-elusive deal with the Islamic republic could prove President Barack Obama's lasting foreign policy achievement.


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Wayne Burgarello, 74, left, watches as his lawyer, Theresa Ristenpart, talks to reporters Friday night, May 29, 2015, outside the Washoe County Courthouse in Reno, Nev., after a jury found him not guilty of murder and all other charges in the 2014 fatal shooting of an unarmed trespasser at a vacant duplex Burgarello owns in Sparks. (AP Photo/Scott Sonner)RENO, Nev. (AP) — A Nevada man who was accused of murder after confronting two unarmed trespassers with a deadly barrage of gunfire at a vacant duplex he owns was found not guilty Friday of all charges in the latest case to test the boundaries of stand-your-ground self-defense laws.


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Tex Toler watches the Llano River rise, Friday, May 29, 2015, in Llano, Texas, after another round of heavy rain. Officials are closely monitoring the levels of rivers in Texas engorged by heavy rain last weekend. (Jay Janner/Austin American-Statesman via AP)DALLAS (AP) — Authorities said Friday they reclaimed four more bodies from Texas waters, adding to the growing death toll inflicted by record-setting storms that continue to submerge highways and flood homes.


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